Compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a concern that weighs heavy on the minds of many employers. The ACA regulations for health care benefits are causing insurers and employers to take a closer look at their benefit plans. No one wants to be out of compliance. The good news is that most regulations don’t apply to stand-alone dental plans. View full article »
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Each year American taxpayers provide $13 million in subsidies to hospitals that train our country’s future health professionals. But despite this investment, the American Association of Medical Colleges predicts a shortage of 45,000 primary care physicians by 2020. About 1 in 5 Americans live in an area in the country where the government predicts there will be a primary care shortage.
According to an article published in The Society of Hospital Medicine, the majority of medical students focus on specialty areas within the health care system with fewer dedicated to general medicine: View full article »
Wellness programs are now a staple benefit at most American businesses. With employees traveling, telecommuting or working in remote locations, employers are tailoring programs to fit these varied schedules. View full article »
You and your family need flexible dental and vision coverage that can be tailored to your needs. Benefit surveys show that people who have dental and vision coverage are likely to schedule regular checkups and exams so doctors can evaluate the health of their teeth and eyes. They can also develop a treatment plan to address any concerns. View full article »
Many Americans schedule dental appointments for cleanings and checkups once or twice yearly, but for others it may not be that often. Frequently, people go without regular dental care because they don’t have dental insurance and believe they don’t have the funds to cover the cost. In most communities, there are several options available for affordable dental care. View full article »