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Benefits

PEO Considerations

August 4, 2017
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Some Straight Talk About the Whys and Why Nots of Utilizing a PEO

First off, to be totally transparent, I work for a company that competes with PEOs (Professional Employers Organization) on a daily basis. The purpose of this blog is to reflect and attenuate some of the responses I hear from clients who have either been using a PEO or are considering using a PEO. You may […]

Wellness & Health Benefits Prioritized

August 1, 2017
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Businesses Prioritize Wellness & Increase Overall Health Offerings, According to New SHRM Report

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR professional society, just released its annual employee benefits report. The 2017 Employee Benefits report highlights some interesting shifts in employer benefits offerings, including an increase in wellness and health-related programs.   Almost one-third of organizations surveyed increased their employee benefits offerings in the last […]

Brokers Survey - 2017

July 31, 2017
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New Survey: Online Benefits Solution is a ‘Critical Component’ of Brokers’ Value Proposition

Although the future of the national health policy remains uncertain, benefits professionals maintain a positive outlook. According to the recently released 2017 BenefitsPRO Health Care Survey, which surveyed nearly 350 professionals from all industry sectors, the majority (55%) of professionals “believe the Trump presidency will have a positive effect on their business.” Of the respondents, […]

Zenefits Customer Community

July 18, 2017
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Up to 75% of Employees Get Immediate EOI Results With New Zenefits & Unum Platform

Zenefits’ employee benefits platform now integrates with Unum’s online Evidence of Insurability (EOI) portal. An exciting step, this means that employees who elect life and disability coverage that may require proof of good health through an Evidence of Insurability (EOI) submission have an easier, faster, and paperless benefits solution. Up to 75% of employees receive […]

What is an HSA?

July 13, 2017
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What is an HSA?

A health savings account (HSA) is a tax-advantaged medical savings account for U.S. taxpayers who are enrolled in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs). Employers may make contributions to their employees’ HSAs, and the funds that an individual or business contributes to a given account aren’t subject to federal income tax. Also, funds that aren’t spent roll […]

corporate wellness

July 13, 2017
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Customer Q&A: Zeel’s Take on Corporate Wellness

We’re pretty lucky here at Zenefits. We get to work with amazing customers from all industries who – for lack of better words – are doing really cool things! So, we invite you to join us as we get up close and personal with our customers through our Q&A series.  We live in a culture […]