Benefits

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3 Ways to Manage Benefits Costs

Next to having a great job with an excellent employer, a quality benefits package may help to sweeten a job offer. But benefits costs continually increase, causing many employers and employees to explore ways to keep expenses under control. Here are three ways to manage costs:

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6 Tips for Buying Employee Dental and Vision Insurance

When you’re looking to purchase a new car or appliance, you have certain criteria you use to make a decision. Most people review brand ratings and customer feedback. They also solicit recommendations from family, friends and co-workers. The same is true of benefit decisions. Consider these tips for buying employee dental and vision insurance.

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Coping After a Traumatic Event

Traumatic experiences can be debilitating both physically and mentally, often creating scars that last throughout life, reinforcing the importance of knowing how to cope after a traumatic event.

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Do You Know the Myths and Facts of the Affordable Care Act?

Across the country, people have been anticipating changes that will occur with insurance and health care under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many are looking forward to having access to health care insurance, while others are concerned about how the ACA will affect their benefits and budgets.

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How Does Dental Fit Within Health Care Reform?

In surveys on insurance benefits, employees frequently affirm that they value their dental benefits. But many wonder how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact their dental insurance.

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Cost of Poor Employee Performance

Low performers can impact businesses significantly. These individuals often lead to higher costs for employers, in terms of lost time and productivity.

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Understanding Pediatric Essential Benefits

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has mandated that as of January 1, 2014, insurance plans must include 10 categories of essential health care or services, and one of the core elements is pediatric oral and vision care for dependents.

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Will Health Insurance Premiums Increase in 2014?

According to an article in the Huffington Post, the larger health insurance companies believe premiums for small employers and individuals could increase anywhere from 25 percent to 116 percent next year.