Category: Group Benefits

How Does Your Employee Benefits Package Impact Your Company Reputation?

What an employer offers in the form of their benefits package can go a long way in keeping employees happy over the long term. Employers competing for talent are frequently judged not only by what they pay the employees but also what benefits may be offered beyond a paycheck. Speaking to a local business owner recently considering offering benefits, he stated the first thing potential hires... Read Article

So You Have Decided To Offer A High Deductible Health Plan To Your Employees, Now What?

My past couple posts focused on What is a HDHP+HSA  and My top 3 advantages of HSA. Now that you understand the advantages and know the shift of employers beginning to offer these plans, it’s time for some tips on how to introduce them. Moving to high deductible health plan with a health savings account (HSA) requires more education than your standard copay plan arrangement. There are a number of... Read Article

What Are the Advantages of Offering a High Deductible Health Plan with Health Savings Account To Your Employees?

More and more companies are offering higher deductible health plans to pair along with a health savings account (HSA). In the last five years, the share of employees enrolled in high deductible health plan has more than doubled.   Why? There are a number of advantages in offering a higher deductible HSA option to employees. Here are my top three: Lower Premiums For employer and employee, moving from... Read Article

Employers Keep Adopting Health Savings Account Options...So What Are They and Why Are They Using These Plans?

  Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) were created in 2003 so that individuals covered by high-deductible health plans could receive tax-preferred treatment of money saved for medical expenses. Generally, an adult who is covered by a high-deductible health plan (and has no other first-dollar coverage) may establish an HSA. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, premiums for family coverage have increased 20% since 2011 and 58% since 2006. With... Read Article

Check The Pulse Of Your Employees To Attract/Retain Top Talent

Are you a business owner or executive of your company? Are you in a management position to be able to help improve the overall success of your organization? Across the country, one of the primary concerns of employers and management is how to attract top talent and how to keep those employees in your organization. While attracting and retaining top talent is of upmost importance, few employers... Read Article