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Employee Wellness Newsletter for January 2017: New Year’s Resolutions, Annual Benefit Changes, and More

To help your company educate its employees about wellness-related topics, we are happy to share the January 2017 edition of our “Live Well, Work Well” newsletter. It covers topics dealing with prevention strategies, safety, physical injuries, nutrition, and more. The specific articles within the January 2017 edition of “Live Well, Work Well” include: New Year’s […]

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IRS Releases Health Savings Account (HSA) Limits for 2016

On May 4th, 2015, the IRS released the contribution limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for calendar year 2016. While the limits have been increased gradually over the past couple of years, only some of the HSA limits will increase for 2016. The following table illustrates the 2015/2016 comparisons for HSA limits: We hope that […]

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Massachusetts Insurance Companies Launch Online Cost-Comparison Tools

To help people take more control over their potential healthcare costs, the state of Massachusetts recently launched the “Get The Deal on Care” website. This website was created in partnership with 13 Massachusetts health insurance companies. The launch of the site follows 2012 regulations that mandate insurers provide online cost-estimating tools. As opposed to housing cost-comparison […]

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Jeanne Nicholson of CBG Benefits Named One of the Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising

We are excited to announce that Jeanne Nicholson, Sr. Vice President of Benefit Consulting at CBG Benefits, has been named one of the Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising by Employee Benefit Adviser magazine. This award was provided to those that are not only making extraordinary contributions to the employee benefits field overall, but are also elevating the […]

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Health Savings Accounts On the Rise: 12% Increase Over 2013

The popularity of insurance plans that include Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) continues to increase. According to a report from America’s Health Insurance Plans, the number of people enrolled in HSA-eligible plans hit almost 17.4 million early this year. That number represents a 12% increase since 2013. AHIP released the following infographic to illustrate the growth […]

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Effectively Communicating Employee Benefit Changes

To deal with rising health care costs, the impending “Pay or Play” rules under the Affordable Care Act, and other important factors, some companies are making significant changes to their employee benefit plans. Employee Benefit News recently published an excellent article on this topic. It discusses the steps that one company took to communicate their […]

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