May 31, 2016

Counting Employees Doesn’t Always Add Up

Original post Employee counts are used to determine what laws, rules, fees and penalties apply to a health plan and/or the employer sponsor. But the methods […]
January 19, 2015

United Benefit Advisors Reveals 2014 Industry Trends Among Employer Sponsored Health Plans

Originally posted January 13th, 2015 by Bill Olson on  Survey finds public employees still most costly to insure yet contribute 45% less than the average employee […]
April 17, 2014

How to Survive a DOL Audit

Whatever process an employer chooses to follow in order to prepare for the on-site investigation, preparation, organization, and accessibility of information are critical to an efficient audit. Here are some key steps in how to make what is scheduled to be a multi-day audit into an audit that can be wrapped up in a matter of hours.
December 16, 2013

Highlights of the Wellness Program Requirements

Rules for wellness programs have been in effect since 2007, but several new requirements apply beginning with the 2014 plan year. Stay prepared with this wellness review and upcoming requirements.
November 5, 2013

Cost of benefits, ACA compliance main concerns of midsized businesses

Seventy percent of midsized businesses said their biggest challenge in 2013 is the cost of health coverage and benefits. Read more...
October 29, 2013

What really scares us these days

With a suitable plan in place, a lot of people could avoid the real-life horrors of unpaid bills and underfunded retirements.