Opioid Academic

How Communities Can Come Together to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic

The 2017 declaration of the opioid epidemic as a public health emergency confirmed what many employers already knew — that…

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ACA Penalty

What to Do If Your Company Receives an ACA Penalty From the IRS

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers of a certain size must offer health insurance to their full-time employees.…

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Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse and the Opioid Crisis in the US

In October 2017, the current administration declared the opioid epidemic a public health crisis — and with good reason.…

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Mental Health Support

Veterans’ Health Care: Mental Health Support for Transitioning Veterans

Veterans perform an unbelievable service for our country — but unfortunately, it often comes at a cost. According to the…

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Employees should learn how to track warning signs for their condition, like checking their blood pressure for hypertension.

5 Ways Employees Can Manage Chronic Conditions

Chronic conditions may represent health care plans' greatest challenge. These are medical issues that last at least three…

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Dental Care Costs

Controlling Costs: Dental

When your employees have a healthy smile, they not only look great but they're more productive, too. After all, who can…

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Imaging tests like MRIs tend to cost more at the hospital than at independent providers.

Controlling Costs: Imaging and Lab Site of Service Costs

If you're looking for ways to lower expenses in your health insurance plan, lab and imaging tests are a good place to start.…

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Your employees can save money by using generics versus brand-name drugs.

Managing Prescriptions: How Your Employees Can Save You Money

The cost of prescription drugs went up by 10.43 percent in 2015, according to Anthem. This is bad news since your employees…

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The CBO predicts premiums will go up after the individual mandate penalty gets repealed. Other experts are less sure.

Repeal of the Individual Mandate Penalty: How Will It Affect Small Businesses?

In 2017, no bill was passed to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, there was one major change as part of the tax…

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Downsized employees are eligible for a special enrollment period for ACA individual plans.

Maintaining Health Care During Downsizing

Downsizing forces you to make tough decisions for every part of your business, including your health insurance plan.…

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Key Health Care and Human Resources Trends Moving into 2018

2017 has been a year of change for health insurance. Some important trends have already emerged for 2018 that could reshape…

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Explain executive orders and their impacts on health care policy

How Health Care Policy Can Change Through an Executive Order

The rules for health care are usually changed by Congress when they pass new laws. However, the President does have some…

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