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    Topic: Benefits Healthcare

    Insurance Deductible Reset: End of Year Tips
    By Will Miranne on September 23, 2021 | 4 min read time

    As the time nears for organizations to renew their health plan, many employees may become concerned if their health insurance deductibles are also...

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    The Mutual Benefit of Employer-Assisted Student Loan Repayment
    By Bretton Chatham on September 16, 2021 | 4 min read time

    For the first time in almost two years, the bill will come due for millions of Americans as the student loan repayment pause expires on January...

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    What Is a Dependent Care FSA and How Does It Work?
    By Will Miranne on September 15, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Dependent care refers to a benefit which offers support for those employees who need help paying for their dependents. A dependent is an...

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    6 HR Experts Weigh In On The Best Employee Benefits For 2022
    By Will Miranne on September 10, 2021 | 7 min read time

    As we enter the time of year when most organizations evaluate their benefit offerings, it is crucial to look at what key benefits will attract top...

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    ACA Affordability Threshold Lowered for 2022
    By Bretton Chatham on September 9, 2021 | 5 min read time

    The IRS recently announced that it will lower the affordability threshold requirement for employer-sponsored health plans in 2022. Depending on...

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    How to Promote an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    By Will Miranne on September 8, 2021 | 9 min read time

    Employee Assistance Programs (EAP's) are a valuable benefit that may be necessary for certain employees, to receive the help they need. An EAP can...

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    How to Approach Reference-Based Pricing
    By Bretton Chatham on September 7, 2021 | 4 min read time

    More and more small to midsize employers are confronted with the rising costs of traditional group health plans. Reference-based pricing may offer...

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    Why You Should be Offering Ancillary Insurance
    By Will Miranne on September 3, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Ancillary benefits are becoming more and more necessary for attracting top talent. Find out why your company should be offering ancillary...

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    Health Insurance Carriers to Begin Mailing Out Rebate Checks
    By Will Miranne on August 30, 2021 | 4 min read time

    In 2021, many health insurance plans may be eligible for a rebate. Your organization may qualify if you've sponsored a fully-insured health plan...

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    How Can Small Groups Overcome the Barriers to Self-Insurance?
    By Bretton Chatham on August 25, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Healthcare costs have been outpacing inflation for years, long before COVID exacerbated the situation. The pandemic has challenged the status quo...

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