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What Health Plan Star Ratings Mean for Employers

Health plan star ratings are debuting in the health insurance exchanges nationwide this fall. Similar to the existing star…

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Creating Growth Opportunities for Open Enrollment

There's no question as to why open enrollment (OE) is such a nerve-wracking time. The stakes are high: The last thing you…

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When Is a Low-Deductible Health Plan the Right Choice for Your Employees?

Open enrollment is fast approaching for many businesses. And while it's a hectic time for employers, the process of choosing…

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How New Proposed Rules About Health Care Pricing Transparency Could Affect Your Small Business

Health care pricing transparency has been an elusive goal for many years, but the federal government appears poised to make…

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The Right Way to Integrate Wearables Into Your Employee Wellness Program

Wearable health trackers are everywhere, and their popularity only continues to grow. Look around any public space and…

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Getting Creative With Your Open Enrollment Communications

Employees consistently rank health insurance among the most important benefits that employers provide. But does that…

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6 Unexpected Ways To Use Your FSA

Both employees and employers tend to really like flexible spending accounts (FSAs). Employees get to pay for a variety of…

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Educating Your Employees on Avoiding Health Insurance Penalties After Retirement

As employees approach the end of their careers, it's likely that most of them will have questions about retirement health…

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Answering the 6 Most Common Employee Open Enrollment Questions

Employees consistently say that when they're choosing where to work, health insurance can make or break their…

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Who Should Be Involved in Choosing an Employer Health Insurance Plan?

If you're considering offering employer health insurance for your small group for the first time — or if you're looking to…

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What Your Employees Need to Know About Form 1095-A

When Form 1095-A arrives in your employees' mailboxes, you might find them turning to you for help in understanding what the…

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Should Your Business Offer Domestic Partner Health Insurance?

Not long ago, offering domestic partnership health benefits was a way for employers to equalize benefits for employees in…

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