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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    Avoid holiday staffing strain with these PTO policy tips
    By Emily Kubis on October 15, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Managing Staff Holidays and Employee Time Off Requests According to BerniePortal’s First Class PTO report, many small and mid-sized employers...

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    What does HR outsourcing cost?
    By Emily Kubis on September 23, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Organizations of all sizes need efficient HR administration, and some businesses choose to outsource this work to a third party. You have more...

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    IRS expands list of preventive care services
    By Emily Kubis on September 3, 2019 | 8 min read time

    Notice 2019-45: Here's what you need to know: This summer, the IRS expanded the list of preventive care benefits that can be covered by a high...

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    BerniePortal and Alpine partner to streamline pre-tax benefit administration
    By Emily Kubis on August 20, 2019 | 2 min read time

                            BerniePortal and Alpine TPA BerniePortal, the all-in-one HR administration platform, announced today a new partnership...

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    House votes to repeal Cadillac Tax
    By Emily Kubis on July 22, 2019 | 0 min read time

    Excise tax on high-cost health plans has never taken effect The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to repeal the Cadillac Tax, the...

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    Three steps to going online before Q4
    By Emily Kubis on July 17, 2019 | 2 min read time

      Pro tips for implementing in 2019 At BerniePortal, we recommend rolling out your new benefits administration platform with your clients during...

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    How to have the best Q4 ever
    By Emily Kubis on July 11, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Open enrollment doesn't have to be a headache Who wants to be buried in paperwork at the end of the year? With open enrollment right around the...

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    Are you and your clients ready for open enrollment?
    By Emily Kubis on June 27, 2019 | 2 min read time

      Have the best Q4 ever With Q4 quickly approaching, the time is here to begin strategizing your agency’s plan for open enrollment. Prepping your...

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    What’s next for Association Health Plans?
    By Emily Kubis on June 18, 2019 | 1 min read time

    DOL appeals court ruling After a federal district court struck down the Trump administration’s 2018 Association Health Plan expansion, the...

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    The secret to effective sales language
    By Emily Kubis on April 24, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Weekdays with Bernie speaker shares his business growth tips At BerniePortal’s users conference Weekdays with Bernie, sales growth guru John...

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