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10 Benefits that Employees Actually Want

Attracting the best employees for your business can be hard in a competitive job market. Fortunately, there are several ways you can make your company more enticing to top candidates. One of the best ways to draw in the best talent is by providing a range of benefits in addition to their salaries. Keep in […]

Is a Gap Plan a Good Option for Your Company? 

The cost of healthcare has steadily risen over the past few decades. One way that companies work to reduce this financial burden for their employees is by providing solid insurance options that cover everything from hospital visits to annual check-ups. Yet, even the best medical insurance may come with expenses that just aren’t covered. These […]

High-Deductible Health Plans: Should You Offer Them?

As more small business owners feel the pinch of rising healthcare costs, many have turned to high-deductible health plans. These plans are popular because they are cheaper for business owners and in some cases, they may be cheaper for employees. However, there are times when these plans can put your employees at a disadvantage. Fortunately, […]

Understanding a Health Reimbursement Arrangement

Health reimbursement arrangements can be very beneficial to employers and employees alike. They provide tax-free money to employees that they can use to offset the often expensive costs associated with healthcare, and they provide employers with tax deductions that can help them save money on their insurance options. There are several different health reimbursement arrangement […]

12 Types of Leave of Absence & Employer Best Practices 

Time off is one of the best benefits employers can offer their staff. And whether the leave is paid or unpaid it can go a long way toward making your employees’ lives easier. Leave is divided into two main categories–mandatory and voluntary leave–and each of these covers a wide range of opportunities and circumstances where […]

PCORI Fees & What You Need to Know

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund (PCORTF) fee is a cost charged to those who issue specific health insurance policies and to those who are plan sponsors of qualifying self-insured healthcare plans. It is the main fee that helps to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).