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Cutting Benefits Won't Save You Money: How to Help Your Clients Reduce Costs Elsewhere

With employers constantly searching for ways to cut costs within their organizations, benefits such as medical, dental and vision are often the first place they turn—particularly as healthcare

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8 Ways to Help Clients Support Employee Financial Wellness

As healthcare costs rise, employees and their families are feeling the pain. When employees don’t have access to good healthcare options, understand their healthcare options or feel confident with

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The Problem with Contracted Provider Discounts

As you know, a provider network’s job is to negotiate rates with providers throughout the network, so that the insurer, employer and patient pay less for each visit or procedure. Often, these

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Create a Lower Healthcare Cost Trend for Your Company

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services projects the total cost of healthcare in the United States will grow at an average rate of 5.5% per year over the next decade, reaching $5.7 trillion by

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Beyond Benefits: How Easy-to-Understand Healthcare Benefits Create Happier Employees

Having healthy and happy employees is equally important to a company and the employees themselves. Excellent healthcare benefits can help attract new employees and assure current employees their

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Clear the Confusion About Healthcare Benefits During Open Enrollment

Employees have a lot going on in their lives. When healthcare open enrollment rolls around each year, the complexity and volume of information can require more time than an employee has available,

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Is a Self-Funded Health Plan Right for Your Business?

Small and mid-size employers continually face ever-increasing health insurance costs. On a per capita basis, health spending has increased over 30-fold in the last four decades, from $355 per person

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Three Predictions About the Evolution of Employee Benefits and the Future of Healthcare

We’re entering a new era of employee-focused benefits, where employees will have more power to consider their unique situation and look across a broad range of options to choose what works best for

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Bundled Payments: A Solution for Employers and Employees Looking for Affordable, Value-Based Care

Healthcare costs in the US continue to rise, and the people paying the bill often feel helpless to do anything about it. John’s story illustrates a way to have more control.

John needed a full knee

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Health Payment Systems Customer Shares Her Family’s Experience With HPS

Buechel Stone won the Small Business Well Workplace Award from The Wellness Council of American for its long-lasting commitment to the health and wellbeing of their employees.

This commitment to

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