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ACA and Employers Changing the Health Benefits Landscape

More employers are self-funding their health plans and wellness program components are changing.

The number of employers offering three or more health plans to employees has increased 28% over the past five years, according to the final results of the 2015 United Benefit Advisors (UBA) Health Plan Survey. 

Thursday, November 5, 2015/Number of views (138)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Plan Sponsor
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Local HR and Benefits Insurance Companies Unite and Expand Offerings

The Personnel Perspective and Arrow Benefits Group Partner

North Bay HR industry leader The Personnel Perspective and Arrow Benefits Group, the largest independent benefits agency in the North Bay, announce a unique collaborative partnership. The union positions each company to best serve their clients, and launches the new HR division at Arrow.

Thursday, August 27, 2015/Number of views (659)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: PR Web
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UBA Survey sees a rise in use of 4-tier plans

Data from the 2014 United Benefit Advisors (UBA) Health Plan Survey released Tuesday shows a substantial increase in the use of 4-tier plans that usually cover the highest cost drugs and major increases in corresponding median copays.

Thursday, August 27, 2015/Number of views (660)/ Article rating: No rating
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4-Tier (or More) Drug Plans on the Rise

Employers are offsetting ‘specialty’ drug costs through higher premiums and co-pays

The findings are based on responses from 9,950 employers sponsoring 16,967 health plans nationwide, surveyed in the latter half of 2014 by United Benefits Advisors (UBA), an alliance of independent benefit advisory firms.

Thursday, August 27, 2015/Number of views (553)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: SHRM

Employers add drug plan tiers to address proliferation of specialty drugs

With the cost of pharmaceuticals consuming an ever-increasing proportion of health benefit expenditures, many employers are responding by adding pricing tiers to their drug plan designs. The move is being driven partly by the exorbitant cost and increasing utilization of specialty drugs.

Thursday, August 27, 2015/Number of views (481)/ Article rating: No rating
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