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States with the lowest cost of health insurance

In 2014, the average cost of health insurance per employee was $9,504 — the average cost to employers was $6,276 and employees paid an average of $3,228, according to the 2014 United Benefit Advisors Health Plan Survey. 

Monday, March 16, 2015/Number of views (1274)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Survey Reveals Key Trends in Employer-Provided Health Care

With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) bearing down on corporate America like a mighty nor’easter, many employers have found ways to delay some of the impacts of this storm.

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Wellness Programs Feeling the Heat as the EEOC Increases Its Efforts

While wellness programs have increased in popularity, according to the 2014 UBA Health Plan Survey, actual wellness program adoption has been in a holding pattern. As one might expect, the highest percentage (58.8%) of plans offering wellness benefits came from employers with 1,000 or more employees and the lowest percentage (8%) of plans offering wellness benefits came from employers with fewer than 25 employees. On average, wellness programs are down slightly by 1.3%. It’s no wonder given all the pending litigation and regulation surrounding these programs, including the fact that the health of an employee population is no longer a rating factor for smaller employers.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015/Number of views (1289)/ Article rating: No rating
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Health Care Firm Taps App To Improve Traveler Wellness

Knowing the stress and constraints of business travel can cause even the most health-conscious of people to toss aside wellness habits while on the road, Cindy Heston, director of travel and events for managed health care firm Anthem Inc., recently deployed a program that incentivizes healthy traveler behavior.

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Trends in Employers’ Health Plans

According to the 2014 United Benefit Advisors Health Plan Survey, employers continue to shift a greater share of expenses to employees through out-of-pocket cost increases and reductions in family benefits. They are also delaying many effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) by utilizing an early renewal strategy.

Friday, February 20, 2015/Number of views (1873)/ Article rating: No rating
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