Need a Better Check Collection Process? Try Lockbox.

Need a Better Check Collection Process? Try Lockbox.

Employers and third-party administrators have something important in common: They’re always looking for ways to operate more efficiently. One function that is particularly time-intensive is the receipt of premium checks. Every time a check comes in, someone in your...
Eight Employee Benefit Trends to Watch in 2019

Eight Employee Benefit Trends to Watch in 2019

As we start 2019, a low unemployment rate means that employers are competing for top talent, and benefits are more important than ever. As a TPA, how can you help clients stay competitive? As an employer, how can you stand out? Below are eight trends to keep top of...
Benefits Administration: Why Professionalism Seriously Matters

Benefits Administration: Why Professionalism Seriously Matters

We all know that good benefits administration is important for attracting and retaining great talent. That’s the fun side of why you do your job. Here’s the serious side: If you administer a group health plan, you bear fiduciary responsibility. Failing to fulfill your...
How Do Your Employer Health Benefits Compare to the Norm?

How Do Your Employer Health Benefits Compare to the Norm?

Every year, the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) conducts a survey on employer health benefits. The 2018 survey results are out, and the results should be of interest to anyone involved in employee benefits. These are the essential highlights regarding premiums,...
New HRA Proposal Is a Potential Game Changer

New HRA Proposal Is a Potential Game Changer

With the economy on the upswing, jobseekers have more employment opportunities now than they did just a few years ago. For employers, that means more competition for the best talent. And to attract and retain that talent, you have to offer an attractive and...
Benefit Administrators: Here’s the Cure for OEphobia

Benefit Administrators: Here’s the Cure for OEphobia

Do you suffer from ophidiophobia? That’s a fear of snakes. Or do you have trypanophobia, a fear of needles? You could also have coulrophobia, a fear of clowns. While all three phobias are fairly common, if you’re like many HR pros and third-party administrators, you...