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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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New Animated Video for Employee Education: 7 Tips for Health Care Spending

I’m happy to share the news that the latest video in the “Know Your Benefits” series is now available. Entitled “7 Tips for Health Care Spending“, this animated video provides practical suggestions and insight to help employees gain more control over their health care costs. It highlights key areas such as emergency room care, reviewing [...]

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Steve Costello on IHC Radio: Strategies for Improving Employee Benefits

On Friday, June 20th, 2014, Steve Costello, Principal and co-Founder of CBG Benefits, was a featured guest on The Institute of Healthcare Consumerism (IHC) Radio. During his segment, Steve discussed topics such as benefits communication, using technology to streamline open enrollment, how defined contribution strategies may impact the future of employer-provided insurance, telemedicine, and more. [...]

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Healthcare News for Small Businesses: Repeal of ACA’s Deductible Limit Provision

On April 1st, 2014, the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014” was signed into law by President Obama. While the main provisions of the Act focus on pay rates and the ICD-10 Code conversion, there is another part that may impact your business. Specifically, the Act eliminates the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) annual deductible limit that applied [...]

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IRS Releases Final Rules on ACA Reporting Requirements

On March 5, 2014, the IRS released final regulations regarding some of the reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act. These reporting requirements apply to health insurance issuers, self-insured health plan sponsors, government agencies that administer government-sponsored health insurance programs and any other entity that provides minimum essential coverage. We encourage you to download our Compliance [...]

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