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What is “401(k)-izing” Health Benefits?

What is “401(k)-izing” Health Benefits?

Any employee can get stumped by the complexities of their benefits, and no offerings cause more confusion than health…

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4 Ways Employers Can Cut Health Care Costs Without Upsetting Employees

4 Ways Employers Can Cut Health Care Costs Without Upsetting Employees

U.S. employer health care costs are set to increase by 6.5% in 2020. Large employers cover approximately 70% of health care…

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Why disability insurance? Financial protection down the road.

Why disability insurance? Financial protection down the road.

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. An injury or illness that requires even a short-term disability leave can be…

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The Evolving Importance of Life Insurance

The Evolving Importance of Life Insurance

Each May 2, National Life Insurance Day offers a reminder of the importance of life insurance. It's a useful message,…

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2020 Value-Based Care Trends That Could Tame Rising Health Care Costs

2020 Value-Based Care Trends That Could Tame Rising Health Care Costs

Health care costs in the U.S. continue to rise, and chances are that's something are you already know from experience. But…

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Cracking the Data Behind Value-Based Care

Cracking the Data Behind Value-Based Care

Patient data in health care is at the center of value-based health care. This payment model compensates providers based on…

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New Rules for FSAs and HSAs in Light of COVID-19 and Tax Season

New Rules for FSAs and HSAs in Light of COVID-19 and Tax Season

Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs) provide valuable tax benefits for your employees, but…

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Addressing Social and Community Context to Improve Health Outcomes

Addressing Social and Community Context to Improve Health Outcomes

For our health and well-being, where we live geographically is just as important as our social and community context —…

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Improving Health Care for Vulnerable Patients

Improving Health Care for Vulnerable Patients

The country's most vulnerable patients often fail to obtain the care they need, but it doesn't have to be that way. Ensuring…

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3 Benefit Trends to Downscale for Your Small Business in 2020

3 Benefit Trends to Downscale for Your Small Business in 2020

Big companies have shaken things up for health insurance this year, and if you're a small business, you might want to follow…

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Value-Based Care Trends: Hospital Readmission Reduction

Value-Based Care Trends: Hospital Readmission Reduction

Hospital readmission reduction is one of the fundamental goals of value-based care. Returning to the hospital soon after…

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Health Care FSAs: What You and Your Employees Need to Know

Health Care FSAs: What You and Your Employees Need to Know

A health care flexible spending arrangement — or health care FSA, sometimes referred to as a flexible spending account —…

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