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    Topic: Industry Trends

    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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    Bernard Health announces launch of BernieForms
    By Emily Kubis on April 2, 2019 | 1 min read time

    New product from Nashville-based software and advisory company streamlines health questionnaires, improves health plan options for small employers

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    3 Ways to Attract Quality Job Candidates
    By Gretchen Smitson on March 21, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Find quality candidates Since the recession, power in the recruitment market has shifted from employer-driven to candidate-driven. This means that...

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    BerniePortal Announces Improvements to BernieBill Offerings
    By Emily Kubis on March 8, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Expanded partnership with Guardian creates streamlined benefits experience BerniePortal, the all-in-one HRIS for small and mid-sized businesses,...

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    BerniePortal Wins 2019 Bronze Stevie Award for Sales & Customer Service
    By Emily Kubis on February 25, 2019 | 2 min read time

    BerniePortal wins Stevie Award for sales & customer service Nashville-based HR software platform BerniePortal was presented with a Bronze Stevie®...

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    What does the new era of insurer-owned PBMs mean for the benefits industry?
    By Alex Tolbert on February 25, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser: Very soon, all of the major insurance carriers will have an in-house pharmacy benefit...

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