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Are Fringe Benefits the Key to Attracting and Retaining Talent? As companies continue to try and turn the tide of The Great Resignation by assessing how they attract and retain top talent, more employers are thinking about how their benefit offerings can help differentiate them from the pack in the eyes of job seekers. With […]
Author: Alison Neilson, ASA, MAAA, Consultant & Lead Actuarial Consultant What are HDHPs? High deductible health plans, HDHP for short and sometimes optimistically referred to as consumer driven health plans (more on this later), are exactly as the name describes. HDHPs are healthcare plans with high deductibles where all care is paid for by […]
Author: Taylor Boyd, Burnham Gibson Wealth Adivsors 457 plans are outside the governance of ERISA jurisdiction, but municipal retirement boards and their members should still pay heed to certain areas of this legislation. Retirement boards have a responsibility to act exclusively in the best interest of plan participants. There are several obligations to which a […]
Author: Debra Farmer, Vice President In recent years, mental wellness slowly became a more a prominent issue in the healthcare space, which made employers and employees prioritize the availability of mental health resources in benefits packages. The onset of COVID-19 in 2020 came with a lot of emotional hardship for many people and fully […]
Authors: Dan Exceen, Executive Vice President and Sydney Dougherty, Consultant Like with most lines of insurance, COVID-19 impacted the pricing, availability of coverage, renewals, and underwriting trends in the health insurance space. Employers are interested in looking at other options outside of the traditional, fully insured model that are more cost-effective. and exploring the […]
How to Support Women Struggling More with Mental Health, Work, and Child Care by Shannon Thaxton, Account Executive It is no surprise that people are having a hard time mentally during the quarantine requirements from Covid-19. However, there seems to be a much larger decline in how women are feeling over men. There are numerous […]
Author: Rachel Aleknavicius, Vice President Though the world is slowly reopening and recovering from the hardships brought on by COVID-19, it’s clear that the challenges we all experienced will stay with us for the years to come. We’ve collectively coped with the hardships of this global event together and are now acclimating to the […]
Healthcare expenses continue to rise, and both employers and employees are left to cover the costs. As a community of companies that care deeply for their employees and company culture, B Corps came together to offer other B Corps a better way to provide medical coverage to their number one asset. B Healthy is a […]
Adjusting for the new school year As we approach the end of summer, the usual excited anticipation of the new school year is quickly being replaced by feelings of anxiety and concern as many working parents are receiving news of what the new school year may hold for them. The reality is clear that the […]