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2014-07-21 23:02:47

CBBC's Affordable Care Act Survey asked employers how the new healthcare reform affected their business decisions. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Receiving hundreds of responses, Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting LLC (“CBBC”) is pleased to announce the results from its 2014 Affordable Care Act Survey (“ACA Survey”). Evaluating how the ACA is impacting employers and their business decisions, the survey was issued in May 2014. Questions covered topics such as hiring practices, cost...

2014-07-17 23:09:17

Lindsay Hudgins, J.D. and Lindsay Mahoney, J.D. join the professional staff of ERISA Pros' Compliance Department. ERISA Pros, LLC provides ERISA compliance services, e.g., wrap Plan Documents, Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs) and Form 5500 preparation and electronic filing for Welfare Benefit Plans, such as employer sponsored group life, medical, dental, and disability insurance plans. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 ERISA Pros is pleased to announce the addition of Lindsay...

2014-07-17 16:26:05

Cost containment, talent acquisition two biggest challenges cited by respondents ITASCA, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s 2(nd) annual Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey reveals that employers continue to see rising benefit costs in 2014. In excess of 1,800 U.S.-based organizations participated in the survey spanning a wide range of industries, geographic regions, and employer sizes and types. The majority of participants (61 percent) have more than...

2014-07-17 08:29:55

IRVINE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers and employees searching for health care plans will soon have more options, according to Kyle J. Heppenstall, the Managing Director of CompassX Consulting, a consultancy focused on the health sector. The Affordable Care Act has excessively publicized the concept of public health insurance exchanges. But most have heard little about private health insurance exchanges. Private health insurance exchanges (PHIXs) are marketplaces...

2014-07-14 23:02:21

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to demonstrate HorizonSelect, its private online marketplace. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Employers looking to lower their health care costs and provide their employees with more benefit options must understand how purchasing benefits is changing. Private exchanges, or private online marketplaces, are the future of employee benefits. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is offering a free webinar, The Future of...

2014-07-10 23:08:35

UBA Survey Finds HSAs Outpace HRAs in Adoption and Participation Rates Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The number of employers offering Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) increased from 14.7% to 15.1% in 2013, and employee participation in these plans rose from 7.1% to 8.8% in the same period, according to new data released from the 2013 UBA Health Plan Survey, the nation’s largest health benefits survey. By contrast, the percentage of U.S. employers offering plans with Health...

2014-07-10 08:27:31

Benefits still a key employee concern and may trump job satisfaction when it comes to employer loyalty COLUMBUS, Ga., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While 84 percent of small-business leaders say they either maintained or grew sales and revenue in 2013, they're tempering those positive indicators with careful choices about hiring, compensation and employee benefits according to the 2014 Aflac WorkForces Report for Small Businesses. This study, released today by Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the leading...

2014-07-10 08:25:26

Employee Engagement Rates Average 79 percent for Eighteen Large Employer Campaigns BOSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new employee benefits communications case study report has been released by Flimp Media, a leading provider of video production and video communications services for the insurance and employee benefits industries. The report features detailed case study results from employee communications campaigns conducted with eighteen employers that utilized video email postcards...

2014-07-07 23:08:11

Kelsey National Corporation, which is celebrating 50 years in the health, dental, disability, and life insurance industry, today announced the appointment of long-term Director of Business Development Avery Smith to the role of President. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Kelsey National Corporation (KNC) and its affiliate HealthInsurance.com, Inc., provide private exchanges that enable comparison shopping by those under age 65 for health insurance and dental insurance as well as...

2014-07-02 23:07:31

Larky’s free app tracks users' discounts & benefits and sends alerts when they're near a benefit. Covenant HealthCare employees now have a great opportunity to maximize the use of their existing perks offered through their onsite concierge program created and managed by Balance Concierge. Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Larky, the free mobile service that helps busy people get every benefit they deserve from their memberships and employers, has teamed up with Balance...


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