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INCREASING INVOLVEMENT IN YOUR WELLNESS PLAN

INCREASING INVOLVEMENT IN YOUR WELLNESS PLAN

With rising healthcare costs and an increasing number of Americans battling chronic disease or illness, providing your team with a wellness plan can be an effective way to increase your company's healthcare savings, productivity and morale.  Many employers are even broadening wellness plans beyond the scope of physical health to provide resources for financial, emotional and relational wellness.  When it comes to overall health, the question isn’t whether employers are willing to provide resources and opportunities; it is how to increase employee interest and participation in them.
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5 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL OPEN ENROLLMENT

5 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL OPEN ENROLLMENT

Employees often dread having to select or modify benefits during Open Enrollment because it feels complicated and disorienting.  You can alleviate your team's anxiety by ensuring they are educated about their benefit options and engaged in the open enrollment process.  Here are a few tips to help everyone make the most of open enrollment this year.
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MEDICARE PART D NOTICE DEADLINE

MEDICARE PART D NOTICE DEADLINE

Have you sent out your Medicare Part D notices?   If your company offers prescription drug coverage, you are required to provide notices by October 14th stating whether it is creditable or not before the Medicare Part D open enrollment period begins.
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SWITCHING FROM COBRA INSURANCE TO MEDICARE

SWITCHING FROM COBRA INSURANCE TO MEDICARE

If you have COBRA continuation coverage and then become eligible for Medicare, you should be aware of some important considerations.
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WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS AFTER MY COBRA HEALTH PLAN ENDS?

WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS AFTER MY COBRA HEALTH PLAN ENDS?

If you have lost your group health insurance because of job loss or reduction of work hours, death, or divorce, then you have probably heard of COBRA. While COBRA continues your group health coverage, it only lasts for a limited time. Learn more about your options for healthcare coverage after COBRA ends to understand what is right for you.
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WHAT HAPPENS IF MY COBRA PAYMENT IS LATE?

WHAT HAPPENS IF MY COBRA PAYMENT IS LATE?

The election notice for COBRA continuation coverage of your group health plan contains all the pertinent information you need regarding payments: how much you will have to pay, when payment is due, and what happens if a payment is late. The plan is required to detail the fixed cost of the plan for each 12 month cycle.
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