Telemedicine: Healthcare Cost Savings that Make Employees Happy

Several recent surveys indicate that U.S. employers expect healthcare costs to increase between 5.0% and 6.5% in 2018.  As compared to the past several years, these projections reflect an upward increase in the rate of growth of healthcare costs

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Four Criteria for Choosing and Implementing a High Impact Employee Benefit

In today’s highly competitive business landscape, attracting and retaining top talent is a central goal for corporate leaders and their human resources divisions.  In this ongoing battle, choosing and implementing high impact employee benefits play...

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7 Best Low-Cost Benefits for Working Moms

Today, women comprise 47% of the U.S. workforce. In 2015, the U.S. Labor Department estimated that 70% of all mothers with children under 18 participated in the labor force, representing 34% of all working women. Over the past thirty years, the...

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Benefits Strategy & Insights from NFP Broker, Dave Lewis [Interview]

This month we had the opportunity to speak with benefits broker Dave Lewis.  Dave is a Director at NFP, the fifth-largest consulting firm for employee benefits in the United States.  He also has a unique perspective on the insurance industry after...

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What Does The Millennial Generation Want In Employee Benefits?

Last year, Millennials (adults aged 18 to 34 in 2016) officially became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce.  Study after study confirms that the tech savvy Millennial generation values high-quality telehealth options.  According to one...

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5 Reasons Employees Don’t Use Their Wellness Benefits

In today’s ultra-competitive economy, all firms want the greatest impact for every dollar spent.  In the employee benefits arena, companies are asking brokers and consultants for ideas where added spending will increase their competitive position by...

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How Employers Can Reduce Stress For Working Parents

In recent years, the stress confronting employees has become a major concern for corporate leaders. When employers can reduce stress, their workforce is happier and healthier-- and this is especially true of working parents. Indeed, a Towers Watson...

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What NASCAR Can Teach Us About Navigating Employee Benefits [Interview]

Garrett Gardi is a Managing Advisor at Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners. An industry veteran of 16 years, Garrett likens the industry to a NASCAR race. “It's moving at lightning pace. You can't see what's coming around the corner but you better be...

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An Employee Benefit Strategy For Offsetting Rising Healthcare Costs

Health insurance premiums increased for nine out of 10 employers last year, and 23% saw double-digit increases, according to Gallagher & Co.’s 2015 Benefits Strategy and Benchmarking survey.

For an employer to control their bottom line while...

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