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...
How to Significantly Simplify Your Open Enrollment Experience

How to Significantly Simplify Your Open Enrollment Experience

Is the thought of open enrollment already stressing you out? If so, it’s understandable. There’s a lot to do during open enrollment, and there’s a lot riding on the results. You need it to go well. But what if you forget something? What if an important notice doesn’t...
Boost Benefits Engagement with Modern Open Enrollment Strategies

Boost Benefits Engagement with Modern Open Enrollment Strategies

Do you think your company’s old open enrollment practices are good enough? Don’t be so sure. Although change can be hard, it can also be beneficial. Keeping up with modern open enrollment practices isn’t just about being trendy. It’s about finding new ways to boost...