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How To Handle Surprise Medical Bills

How To Handle Surprise Medical Bills

If you’ve ever received a surprise medical bill, you’re not alone. Only 1 in 5 of these surprise bills were the result of a patient actively seeking out-of-network care. This article will explain what balance billing is, how to handle a surprise medical bill and tips to help you avoid receiving one in the future.

How Every Employer Should Plan and Respond to COVID-19

How Every Employer Should Plan and Respond to COVID-19

The COVID-19 virus, recently known as the novel coronavirus outbreak, has been worsening in recent months, edging towards becoming a worldwide pandemic. The following interim guidance may help prevent workplace exposure to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings.

PIHRA and Burnham Benefits : Finding Community in the HR World

PIHRA and Burnham Benefits : Finding Community in the HR World

The Professionals in Human Relations Association (PIHRA) has played an integral part in Burnham’s growth in the human resources industry. For years, our staff have been attending PIHRA’s conferences and events all throughout California, joining and leading at local chapter meet-ups and networking with passionate human resources professionals to build strong, trusted relationships

The Benefits of Moving From a Standard Plan to an HDHP

The Benefits of Moving From a Standard Plan to an HDHP

There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all health plan. Everyone has different health insurance needs depending on their health care requirements along with those of their dependents. While some prefer standard deductible health insurance (often called a PPO health insurance plan), people are increasingly switching to a high deductible health plan (HDHP) with a health savings account (HSA) as a better way to maximize their health care dollars.

Top 7 Most Asked Employee Benefits Questions and Answers

Top 7 Most Asked Employee Benefits Questions and Answers

Employee benefits can be a tricky subject for any working person, even if you’ve enrolled in them time and time again over the years. The reason for this is because the health insurance and employee benefits markets are continually changing. These FAQs cover the basics to take the mystery out of coverage terms.

What You Need To Know About The New Coronavirus and How To Stay Healthy

What You Need To Know About The New Coronavirus and How To Stay Healthy

As the international coronavirus outbreak rapidly unfolds, China and the rest of the world are racing to contain the virus and implement safety measures for civilians. Identified as “2019-nCoV” or “2019 novel coronavirus”, this new coronavirus has killed at least 160 people and infected close to 6,000. Read more to learn how you can remain healthy at this time.

HR Insights: Understanding Total Compensation Benefit Statements

HR Insights: Understanding Total Compensation Benefit Statements

Here at Burnham Benefits, we know through client success that helping employees understand their total compensation can raise morale and may increase loyalty to your company – as they will see in-full all of the amazing benefits options provided. To assist your employees in fully comprehending their benefits package, consider providing a total compensation benefit statement.

Knowledge Is Wellness: What Does Health Care Reform Mean for You?

Knowledge Is Wellness: What Does Health Care Reform Mean for You?

It’s the start of the new year and everyone is actively trying to better themselves one way or another. Here at Burnham, we believe that knowledge is one of the major keys to wellness, and as the year kicks off we want to share the many different ways health care reform could impact you or a loved one.

Practicing Gratitude Makes A Better Business

Practicing Gratitude Makes A Better Business

The word “grateful” is tossed around a lot at this time of year. We believe that practicing gratitude makes for better business. Gratitude is one of the healthiest and beneficial human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.