Most people will face traumatic events during their lifetime – the diagnosis of a serious medical problem, a serious accident involving family or friends, the sudden death of someone close, the unexpected loss of employment or severe weather that damages property. 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.
Medical professionals offer the following tips for responding to difficult experiences: View full article »
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. And there are many Americans who are not aware that changes are coming. View full article »
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.
Recently, Ameritas Group sponsored a web seminar on the role of dental within ACA. View full article »
Low performers can impact businesses significantly. These individuals often lead to higher costs for employers, in terms of lost time and productivity. It also affects the morale of managers and other employees who have to deal with an underachieving employee, in addition to the possible cost of firing and hiring a replacement worker. View full article »
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.
These essential health benefits (EHBs) must be offered to individuals and small groups both inside and outside the new health insurance exchanges. The following are several important points to know about the requirements for vision and dental care for children: View full article »