5 Steps for Healthcare Benefits Engagement

5 Steps for Healthcare Benefits Engagement

  It is true that Business owners only think about open enrollment for health insurance a few times a year. For employees thinking about benefits engagement might be even less often. It is unfortunate because you may not be maximizing your health insurance benefits. It is vital to make sure that employees understand their healthcare […]
What Are Mandatory Benefits?

What Are Mandatory Benefits?

  There are some compensation and benefits that are mandatory. Such benefits are mandatory or statutory benefits. These are employment benefits that, by law, employers must provide. The purpose of the required benefits is to protect and provide for employees. Mandatory benefits help employees and their families through medical care and retirement income. They also […]
AUI Insurance – Understanding Total Compensation and Benefits

AUI Insurance – Understanding Total Compensation and Benefits

  A concrete and mutual understanding of total compensation and benefits is crucial. Employees need to know what their job offers them. Potential employees need to know them to make the best decision when choosing a job. Total compensation and benefits can make or break work quality. Employers need to know what they are providing […]
Mental Health & Your Benefits Packages

Mental Health & Your Benefits Packages

  More and more employers are understanding the need for including additional mental health services in their benefits packages, and for good reason. A staggering 83% of US workers report suffering from work-related stress and 42% of employees with access to mental health benefits cite this as a major reason they are inclined to stay […]
The Pitfalls of Benefit Leakage & How You Can Avoid It

The Pitfalls of Benefit Leakage & How You Can Avoid It

  Most employers are aware that offering health insurance benefits is one of the most important factors in attracting and retaining talented employees. Employers anticipate hefty health insurance premiums—with the average annual employer contribution per employee being $6,485. But many are unaware that improperly managed benefits plans can lead to benefits leakage that may be […]
Workplace Wellness: Why should my organization promote wellness?

Workplace Wellness: Why should my organization promote wellness?

This post is a supplement to our monthly webinar series.  This month’s topic is Employer Sponsored Wellness Programs and the Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Employers. According to a 2013 Workplace Wellness Programs study by the RAND Corporation, about half of U.S. employers offer wellness initiatives. These programs may include wellness screenings, interventions and more […]

Surviving ACA: Self Funding Customization

This post is a supplement to our webinar Surviving ACA: Self-Funding Options.  If you would like more information from this webinar, please contact us by clicking here. One of the greatest assets offered by self-funding is the complete freedom to structure benefits according to the needs of your company.  Employers can choose what benefits they […]

Adding Value Through Voluntary: Making it Work

As health care costs continue to rise, so had the demand for supplemental benefits.  Expanding supplemental benefits is a way for an employer to attract and retain key employees without increasing their bottom line.  Implementation, communication, and showing support for supplemental products is key in making them work for an organization.  Showing support motivates workers […]