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Mind-Blowing Stats and Trends on U.S. Health Care

Posted by Employer Services on Thu, Nov 13, 2014 @ 14:11 PM

Prepare to be amazed!  This eye-opening infographic takes a detailed look at health care in the U.S. in comparison to other countries around the world. Discover how much health care costs, who is uninsured and why, and how the high cost of health care leads to other travesties like bankruptcy, or failing to seek treatment.

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Tags: u.s. health care, health care in the u.s., cost of health care, health care costs

Substandard Health Insurance Hits Workplaces, Thanks to Bad Calculator

Posted by Employer Services on Wed, Sep 24, 2014 @ 10:09 AM

Remember why the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exists? One of its basic goals was to define a minimum standard for the benefits consumers receive when they sign up for health insurance. The intent is good, but it turns out there’s a problem. The online calculator that employers can use to determine if their plans meet ACA standards apparently has a glitch.

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Tags: benefits administration, affordable care act, health insurance

Annual Enrollment Communication Strategy: Make it Personal

Posted by Employer Services on Wed, Sep 03, 2014 @ 12:09 PM

Communicating effectively with your employees can be a challenge any time of the year. But if there’s one time your communication needs to be crystal clear and hitting the mark, it’s during annual open enrollment for healthcare benefits.

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Tags: benefits administration, hr best practices, open enrollment communication, enrollment communication strategy

12 Employee Appreciation Ideas for This Friday and Beyond

Posted by Employer Services on Tue, Mar 04, 2014 @ 17:03 PM

National Employee Appreciation Day is this Friday. In honor of the event, you may want let your employees know that you appreciate them this week. But, why stop there when you can express employee appreciation all year long?

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Tags: cobra administration, Affordable Care Act update, cobra blog, hr best practices, employee appreciation

Romancing Health Reform – What’s Love Got to Do with It?

Posted by Employer Services on Mon, Feb 10, 2014 @ 08:02 AM

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, romance should be in the air. Unfortunately, for many HR professionals, thoughts of love may take a back seat to thoughts of compliance. Don’t despair! To help set the mood for February, we’ve highlighted a few romantic movie quotes and related them to health reform. You might be surprised at the parallels!

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Tags: cobra administration, cobraguard, certificate of creditable coverage, Health reform

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