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    Topic: Benefits Healthcare

    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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    HR's Guide to Surviving Open Enrollment Season
    By Sarah Weinstein on August 24, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Open enrollment is often difficult, time-consuming, and stressful. For many employers, benefits are the costliest expense outside of payroll. With...

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    What's the Difference Between Disability Leave and Disability Insurance?
    By Lauren Brown on August 17, 2021 | 2 min read time

      When it comes to disability leave and disability insurance, there’s a lot that employers need to know in order to best support their teams. Many...

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    How Can Employers Support Parents During Back-to-School Season?
    By Lauren Brown on August 16, 2021 | 5 min read time

      Back-to-school season usually means that parents are adjusting to new routines based on their childcare and family needs. This year is even more...

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