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4 Small Business Trends for 2019

Small business owners often find that their success depends not only on their ability to stay on top of day-to-day…

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4 Health Care Trends to Look for in 2019

Health care is constantly evolving and innovating — a fact that can either overwhelm or energize small business owners.…

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How Your Employees Can Benefit From Price Transparency Tools

When most people think about how much they'll pay in medical bills during a given year, the answer they come up with is…

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Understanding the Total Cost of an Employee (And Why It’s Money Well Spent)

As often as your employees are busy thinking about how much they make, how often do they think about how much they cost?…

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New research shows poor health is costing American employers $530 billion and 1.4 billion work days of absence and impaired performance

American employers paid nearly $880 billion per year in health care benefits for employees and dependents. However, lost…

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Can You Afford to Provide Health Insurance to Employees?

Offering health insurance to employees is usually considered a straightforward and effective way to make them healthier. But…

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Employer Wellness Programs

What’s the Best Way to Get Employees to the Gym?

Sure, you want to get your workers to the gym, but how should you do it? Should you set up a fitness reimbursement system as…

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Unexpected Medical bills

4 Tips for Preventing and Handling Unexpected Medical Bills

Unexpected medical bills seem to come at the most inconvenient times. And yet this scenario is all too common. The…

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What Is Otolaryngology?

Controlling Costs: Otolaryngology (the Ear, Nose and Throat Specialty)

Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in the United States, according to the American Academy of…

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Comparing ASO Plans

When it comes to comparing self-funded administrative services only — or ASO — plans for your business, figuring out…

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Are You Ready to Leverage the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)?

You need employees to run your business, but hiring them isn't easy or cheap. The Society for Human Resource Management…

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Long-Term Care Insurance Costs

Controlling Costs: Long-Term and Elderly Care

While some businesses have employees who are caring for elderly relatives, many others have workers over the age of 55…

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