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    Topic: Industry Trends

    HR professionals to focus on hiring, automation in 2020
    By Emily Kubis on October 24, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Cut your recruitment cycle to fill open positions Human Resources personnel at small and mid-sized businesses are focused on aligning their work...

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    What Amazon can teach HR about virtual healthcare
    By Emily Kubis on September 30, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Benefits of telemedicine for small and mid-sized businesses Retail giant Amazon has launched a new healthcare benefit service for employees in the...

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    Zenefits’ founder is back: What does it mean for the billion-dollar HR tech market?
    By Alex Tolbert on July 29, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser: Parker Conrad is back and in a big way. Software luminaries gave him more than $500 million...

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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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    Final HRA rule expands options for employers
    By Emily Kubis on June 19, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Employers able to reimburse for individual coverage in 2020 The IRS released a final rule last week expanding Health Reimbursement Arrangements,...

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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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    IRS sets HSA limits for 2020
    By Emily Kubis on June 3, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Slightly increased contribution limits for 2020 The IRS has released the new Health Savings Accounts contribution limits and maximum out-of-pocket...

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    Reference-based pricing reimbursements: When to negotiate
    By Alex Tolbert on May 6, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: One of the biggest concerns around reference-based pricing for brokers and employers alike is the potential...

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    Amazon’s drive for consumer health data
    By Emily Kubis on April 16, 2019 | 1 min read time

      Four ways the tech giant can collect consumer info What does Amazon have in store when it comes to healthcare? Having already announced its...

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    Frist: No major health policy changes on the horizon
    By Emily Kubis on April 3, 2019 | 0 min read time

    Weekdays with Bernie keynote speaker shares policy, cost insights Weekdays with Bernie keynote speaker Senator Bill Frist shared his thoughts on...

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