Parental Leave Is Changing. Are You Keeping Up?

Over the past decade or so, many cultural (and even bipartisan political) efforts have gone toward making parental leave a…

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7 Ways to Help an Employee Coping With a New Diagnosis

When one of your employees gets a new diagnosis, especially an unexpected one, their worrying doesn't stop as they leave the…

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Supporting Employees With Different Levels of Health Care Needs

Small business health insurance works best when it's able to support employees needing different levels of health care.…

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How to Ensure Your Benefits Package Grows With Your Business

When your business was starting out, a simple small business benefits package — some free food, a little paid time off and…

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How to Prepare for Your Business’s First Open Enrollment Period

Offering your workforce health insurance for the first time is an exciting milestone. It's a sign that your business is…

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Tips from a vision benefits pro: Value-adds can deliver significant value

While the foundation of a good vision plan is coverage for routine eye exams and basic vision correction, the reality is…

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Should Your Business Offer In-Office Doctors’ Appointments?

Doctors' appointments can be a hassle, in part because of the cost and in part because going to see a doctor on a weekday…

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Tips from a vision benefits pro: Leverage vision coverage to impact your highest medical cost drivers

A growing trend in employee benefits is the integration of health and vision benefit plans. It's called Integrated Health…

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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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Does Your Employee Benefit Communication Strategy Drive Engagement?

Large group employers and human resource leaders are on intimate terms with their benefits budgets. They both share the…

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A young employee looks at her phone to learn about her health through health care management technology.

4 Ways Technology Can Help HR Overcome Benefits Challenges

Some things get easier over time, but that's not always the case when it comes to managing a human resources (HR)…

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The low employment rate makes employer health benefits essential — prepare the way by establishing the benefits that employees value most.

Amid Low Unemployment Rates, Health Insurance Could Be the Key to Employee Recruitment and Retention

In many ways, the 2018 economy has been marked by the optimism of bull markets and a low unemployment rate — the lowest,…

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