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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Strategies for Reducing Health Benefits Costs in 2022

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Health costs have increased steadily year after year. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) reports that medical costs are projected to increase 6.5% in 2022. So, it’s no surprise that...

Mental Health Employee Benefit Trends for 2021

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Since the start of the pandemic, many Americans have reported an increase in anxiety, depression, and thoughts of suicide. Before the pandemic, 5% of employed workers reported poor...

Best Practices for Year-round Benefits Engagement

2.5 minute read

Are your employees making the most out of their benefits?

While employers may think about open enrollment only a few times a year, employees think about it even less. And that's...

Telehealth Trends for 2021

2.5 minute read

Telehealth is dominating the health care sector, and it’s expected that usage will continue to rise. Here are five telehealth trends to watch for in 2021.

2021 IRS Contribution Limits

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Download our new 2021 IRS Contribution Limits Infosheet. This handy reference for public sector organizations highlights the contribution limits for your HSA, HRA, FSA, retirement...

Survey Highlights 2020 Employer-Sponsored Health Benefit Trends

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The Kaiser Family Foundation released a summary of their annual employer health benefits survey. The survey examines employer-sponsored health benefits trends and suggests how...

Dependent Coverage Rules

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Many school, city, and county employers offer health insurance coverage to their employees as well as their dependent children. Here is an overview of the Affordable Care Act rules...

5 Ways to Reduce Your Health Benefits Costs in 2021

2.5 minute read

Health benefit costs have been trending upward for years, over 50% in the last decade, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. And with the economic uncertainty related to...

Pay or Play Penalties Increase for 2021

1.5 minute read

The IRS updated the frequently asked questions on the pay or play penalties to include the increased penalty amounts for the 2021 calendar year. The pay or play rules, also...

New Ruling Blocks LGBTQ+ Health Care Discrimination

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A federal court has granted an injunction blocking a Health and Human Services (HHS) regulation that would have allowed health care and insurance discrimination based on...