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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    Insurer fee expected to spike 2020 group premiums
    By Emily Kubis on September 4, 2019

    ACA tax back in place for 2020 The Affordable Care Act requires insurers offering fully-insured plans to pay a “health insurance tax” based on...

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    IRS expands list of preventive care services
    By Emily Kubis on September 3, 2019

    Have employees with high deductible plans? Here's what you need to know: This summer, the IRS expanded the list of preventive care benefits that...

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    BerniePortal and Alpine partner to streamline pre-tax benefit administration
    By Emily Kubis on August 20, 2019

    BerniePortal, the all-in-one HR administration platform, announced today a new partnership with third-party administrator Alpine to provide...

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    The future of benefits administration
    By Emily Kubis on August 12, 2019

    The value of an all-in-one HR solution BerniePortal founder Alex Tolbert was recently interviewed by America’s Benefit Specialist, and shared his...

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    How to transition a group from a PEO
    By Emily Kubis on August 5, 2019

    Questions to ask Have you encountered prospects that are currently working with a PEO? Don’t assume that this group is off the table. Businesses...

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    House votes to repeal Cadillac Tax
    By Emily Kubis on July 22, 2019

    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

      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

    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

      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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    How to explain benefits like a pro during open enrollment
    By Emily Kubis on June 25, 2019

      Have the best Q4 ever One of the more challenging aspects of open enrollment is ensuring employees have a good grasp on their benefit options...

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