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New Infographics for Employee Benefits: Dealing with Rising Health Care Costs

As an employee benefits brokerage firm, we take an active role in helping our clients define and execute their benefits communication strategy. This often involves establishing: Which topics should be addressed When the communications should occur What channels and formats should be used to distribute information As part of that effort, we are pleased to [...]

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Posted in: Benefits and Insurance, Human Resources, Wellness

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IRS Releases 2017 Health Savings Account (HSA) Limits

The IRS has announced the 2017 annual contribution amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Individuals: In 2017, the maximum annual contribution will be $3,400 Families: In 2017, the maximum annual contribution will be $6,750 This represents a $50 increase for individuals over the 2016 contribution limit. However, the limit for families is not being changed. [...]

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Posted in: Benefits and Insurance, Human Resources, Legislation

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Enhanced Find a Doctor and Estimate Costs Tool from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

For clients of CBG Benefits that currently use Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts as an insurance carrier, you’ll be happy to learn that they have rolled out an updated and improved tool that may help your employees. The revised Find a Doctor and Estimate Costs tool is designed to make it easier to find [...]

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Video: Chris Costello of CBG Benefits Discussing Technology Solutions for Employee Benefits

Chris Costello, Principal and co-Founder of CBG Benefits, was recently named “Technology Adviser of the Year” by Employee Benefit Adviser magazine. Chris received the award formally at the Workplace Benefits Summit conference in Florida. While he was there, Chris participated in a video interview where he discussed the approach that CBG Benefits takes regarding technology [...]

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Developing a Benefit Plan Strategy

If you play a role in researching, suggesting, and/or selecting the benefits plan for your company, there certainly are a number of factors that must be considered. While you want to offer programs that please employees, your choices absolutely impact the company’s bottom-line. How can you properly choose a Benefits plan that keeps everyone happy? [...]

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