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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    Culture of health reduces turnover by a third
    By Emily Kubis on September 10, 2018 | 2 min read time

      How brokers can help A new study by Mercer found employers’ turnover rate dropped by a third when comparing companies doing the most to help...

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    Should I use my insurance carrier’s benefits platform?
    By Emily Kubis on June 29, 2018 | 1 min read time

      Benefits of a broker-supported system Some insurance carriers offer a benefits administration functionality, and many of these insurers provide...

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    How P&C agencies can expand into benefits with technology
    By Emily Kubis on May 14, 2018 | 2 min read time

      P&C agencies can leverage relationships to win new business Many primarily P&C agencies see the large opportunity the group benefits segment...

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    Reference-based pricing: What about balance bills?
    By Emily Kubis on May 9, 2018 | 2 min read time

      How brokers can help groups address balance billing  Reference-based pricing is a new way for self-insured employers to pay for...

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    How short-term plans could impact the group market
    By Emily Kubis on May 3, 2018 | 1 min read time

      What brokers should know With expanding regulations around short-term health plans, some employers and employees may be considering shifting...

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    Health Savings Account use continues to rise
    By Emily Kubis on May 2, 2018 | 2 min read time

    Tips for helping clients improve adoption A new study from the National Center For Health Statistics shows significant growth in the number of...

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    UnitedHealthcare to share drug rebates with consumers
    By Emily Kubis on March 9, 2018 | 1 min read time

      Industry responds to growing consumer frustration UnitedHealthcare announced this week it will begin sharing the rebates it...

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    How a benefits platform helps address rising healthcare costs
    By Emily Kubis on December 13, 2017 | 2 min read time

      Premium rates still rising faster than inflation What’s the biggest challenge facing the benefits industry right now? According to...

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    What is BernieBill?
    By Emily Kubis on October 2, 2017 | 2 min read time

      Reduce errors & streamline billing Some carriers use BerniePortal as their eligibility database, which means no integrations are...

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    Are Vacation Savings Accounts the Hot New Benefit?
    By Emily Kubis on August 9, 2017 | 2 min read time

        What should Employers know about vacation savings accounts? The rise of flextime in U.S. workplaces—more than half of employers...

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