The 2016 presidential candidate field has narrowed, with two Democrats and three Republicans remaining. As the race tightens, the presidential candidates’ beliefs about the U.S. health care system and how to change it are in the spotlight. Here’s an overview: Survey of Americans Kaiser Family Foundation commissioned a health tracking poll in February. The results and … Read Full Article
On average, Americans spend $1,318 out of pocket before health insurance starts covering a portion of their bills, according to a 2015 Employer Health Benefits Survey. This represents an 83 percent increase from 2005. With the United States spending $3 trillion annually on medical costs (an average of $9,500 per person), the future of the … Read Full Article
American employers spend billions on employee benefits each year, with the goal of taking care of their employees. Brokers develop special relationships with employers, helping them provide advice on benefits and coverage options. This valuable service helps employers keep workers engaged and satisfied. According to Benz Communications, employees who are very satisfied with their health … Read Full Article
Source: Health Insurance Underwriter December 2015
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Source: Health Insurance Underwriter September 2015
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Two-for-one promotions sound like good deals, but often one item is good and the second doesn’t quite match up to expectations. This analogy could be used when referring to health insurance benefit offers promoting medical insurance combined with dental and vision coverage. To ensure the option will provide the insurance coverage to meet your needs and … Read Full Article
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:
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.
People place high value on their vision. It’s not surprising that purchasing vision insurance is an important decision for many.
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.