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Benefits

May 22, 2017
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Zenefits Partners With Aetna to Offer Level Payment Self-Funded Plans

As healthcare expenses soar, employers are seeking ways to lower costs and simplify the delivery of medical benefits to their employees. Our topic today explains an avenue employers can take to explore lower health plan costs without accepting higher risks. Level payment self-funded plans are that avenue. We’re pleased to announce that our all-in-one digital […]

SHOP - Small Business Health Options Program

May 18, 2017
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CMS to Lift Restriction on Small Business Tax Credit

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced proposed changes to the SHOP program, which is intended to give small businesses greater flexibility in purchasing healthcare for employees. What is SHOP? One of the ACA’s innovations for connecting small businesses with insurance was introducing a new tax credit and improved marketplace to the Small […]

Zenefits commuter benefits

May 15, 2017
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Zenefits Partners with Uber for Commuter Benefits!

We are excited to announce that Uber now accepts Zenefits Commuter Benefits! Zenefits customers can now use their pre-tax dollars to pay for UberPool rides when they commute to work. UberPOOL creates a carpool by finding commuters that are headed in the same direction. By sharing a ride, commuters are able to get to and […]

remote employees

May 10, 2017
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3 Ways Remote Employees Benefit Your Company

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, around 24 percent of employees in the U.S. have had a remote position at least once. The numbers are higher in the professional services industry (35 percent) and the business and finance sector (38 percent). These numbers don’t even include the 53 million freelancers working in the U.S. […]

May 8, 2017
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A Snapshot of Where the AHCA Stands Today

In March, the AHCA bill did not have enough support to pass the House and Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump declared the Affordable Care Act the “law of the land.” Three weeks later, they decided to revive the AHCA. Here’s a snapshot on where we are now and what it means for you as […]

April 27, 2017
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Preparing for mid-year open enrollment

If you’re like most of us, the term open enrollment makes you think of the end of the calendar year, when many lines of business get squared away. However, open enrollment can actually occur at any point; March, October, May — you name it.  Regardless of when your business undergoes this process, running a smooth OE is […]