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Ted Haughey of CBG Featured in BenefitsPro Article About ACA Surcharges

Ted Haughey, Senior Vice President of CBG Benefits, was recently featured in an article that was published by BenefitsPro. The article, which is entitled “PPACA’s Smoking Gun“, focuses on the modifiable behavior surcharges that have been implemented by the Affordable Care Act. The article focuses on topics such as: The financial impact of the smoking […]

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Preparing for Open Enrollment: Managing Health Care Costs with Consumer-Driven Health Plans

With the fall season soon approaching, the thoughts of many employers have turned towards their employee benefits open enrollment period. According to a report, one significant way employers will seek to manage health care costs in 2015 is through consumer-driven health plans. The article, which highlights a recent survey from the National Business Group on Health, […]

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Turn Healthcare Data into Bottom-Line Savings

Due to the ever-growing prevalence of mobile devices, online technology, and other digital transactions, companies seemingly have more data available to them than ever before. But while many discussions center on how data can be used to improve marketing efforts and generate more sales, we’d like to highlight another way that data can help your […]

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How Employee Benefits Fits into a CFO’s Growth Strategy

As a company prepares for growth, the CFO plays a critical role in defining the strategy that will lead them to success. In fact, a recent report from Adaptive Insights highlights a number of the items that a financial executive would need to consider, including one’s economic outlook and profit margins. Another key item mentioned […]

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4 Benefits of Promoting Workplace Wellness Programs

With springtime in full bloom here in New England, the warmer weather has caused many companies to think about their workplace wellness efforts. To help you successfully address some of the concerns that may be raised as you seek to promote a formal wellness program, here are 4 benefits that you can promote: Wellness programs […]

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Shifting Costs: Healthcare and Employee Benefits

If you are a Chief Financial Officer — or if you find yourself involved with the financial decisions regarding employee benefits — then the results of a recent survey from Deloitte’s CFO Signals may not surprise you. Citing reasons such as the Affordable Care Act, 63 percent of the CFOs that responded to the survey are […]

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IRS Announces 2014 Standard Mileage Rates

The IRS recently issued Notice 2013-80, which primarily provides the 2014 Standard Mileage Rates. Effective January 1st, 2014, the standard mileage rates are: Use of an automobile for business transportation or travel: 56 cents per mile Use of an automobile for medical care or as part of a move: 23.5 cents per mile Use of an automobile in rendering gratuitous services […]

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Can a 30-Minute Webinar Reduce your Insurance Costs?

For many professionals in the world of Human Resources, I would not be surprised if they occasionally feel that “juggler” should be part of their job description. They all work very hard to handle a variety of responsibilities, and often all at once. That list might include items such as employee retention and recruitment, workplace […]

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