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.
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.
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
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.
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.
As we enter the new decade, the landscape of our workforce is noticeably changing and employers are taking a closer look at their employee wellness programs to better meet their staff’s needs. In fact, 76% of employees think their workplace has a responsibility for their health and well-being.
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.
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.
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.
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.