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June 27, 2017

HMO vs. PPO: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to selecting employee health benefits, there are a lot of choices and a lot of abbreviations. The biggest decision for medical coverage is often whether to pick a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan. So, what’s the difference? HMO vs. PPO: An Overview By far the biggest […]

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June 23, 2017

Senate Reveals Health Care Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate has been considering the House of Representatives’ American Health Care Act (AHCA) since early May, with the goal of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Some of the major questions the Senate has attempted to address with the latest health care reform effort include: Whether employers are required to offer health insurance […]


June 11, 2017

FSA vs HSA: Which is Best For Your Employees?

The topic of employee benefits has gone from watercooler conversation to national news, and employees are more engaged with their benefits than ever. With Open Enrollment on the horizon, your employees are already thinking about making changes—specifically: how to maximize the money they spend on medical care. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are two ways employers can help employees use tax-free dollars […]

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June 5, 2017

Senate Searches for Path Forward on Health Care Reform

After narrowly passing the House, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which represents the latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and reform health care, moved to the Senate early last month. The AHCA received mostly negative marks from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in late May, increasing the pressure on the […]


June 1, 2017

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete for Top Talent

Recruiting can be hard – and it gets even harder when you’re a small company who has to compete against the big corporations in your space.  Before you give up on landing top-tier talent, however, it’s important to know that small businesses and start-ups have some great assets to flaunt, too. Take a look at how […]

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May 25, 2017

Non-Partisan CBO Says AHCA Would Reduce Coverage and Benefits

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its report on the revised American Health Care Act (AHCA), which will soon reach the Senate floor. The CBO found that while the new bill would save the nation $119 billion over the next ten years, it would also reduce the benefits provided, and decrease the number of insured […]