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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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Should Your Company Be Afraid of Self-Funding Employee Benefits?

Last week, I highlighted four advantages companies may achieve by self-funding employee benefits. While the advantages do hit on important goals, including finances, control, and flexibility, many employers still fear the self-funded option. To help companies ignore the hype and truly understand what level of risk is brought about by self-funding, I’m happy to make […]

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4 Reasons Why Self-Funding Employee Benefits Might Be Right For You

To deal with rising healthcare costs, it’s important that employers explore alternative, creative solutions. One option that may fall into that category is partially self-funding the employee benefits program. Depending on your company’s makeup, needs, and goals, there are a few potential reasons and benefits why self-funding might work for you. Here are four of […]

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Help for Growth-Conscious CFOs: Talent and Technology

A recent article from CGMA Magazine highlighted a survey of CFOs that was released earlier this year. According to the study, seventy-five per cent of CFOs expect to see higher revenue in 2014. Well, as the number of months remaining on the calendar dwindle,  it’s certainly critical to analyze how your company is doing when it […]

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Employee Wellness Newsletter for March: Weather Hazards, Finance Spring-Cleaning, and More

With the end of winter right around the corner — although that seems hard to believe in Massachusetts right now! — many employees may look to the warmer weather as an opportunity to boost their wellness efforts. One way that employers may support their clients in that regard is by sharing the latest edition of […]

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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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Weekly Roundup, 2/7/14: Articles on HR, Employee Benefits, & Finance

Here’s our weekly roundup (week ending 2/7/2014) of articles that may benefit CFOs, HR professionals, employee benefit specialists, and others. We hope that you find them helpful. If you have questions on how any of these topics impact your business, please contact our team. 10 Ways Companies Drive Away Talent During the recruitment, hiring, and […]

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Weekly Roundup, 1/10/14: Articles on HR, Employee Benefits, & Finance

Here’s our weekly roundup (week ending 1/10/2014) of articles that may benefit CFOs, HR professionals, employee benefit specialists, and others. We hope that you enjoy them! Revamp Your Hiring in 4 Steps This article from ZipRecruiter highlights emerging trends in talent acquisition and some practical ways that your company can improve its chances of landing […]

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Finance Executives and the Affordable Care Act

While discussions regarding the Affordable Care Act often mention the impact on a company’s Human Resources department, finance executives (such as a CFO) are also greatly affected. Along with rising healthcare costs, uncertainty regarding health care reform initiatives weighs heavily on the minds of those that are responsible for ensuring the company meets its financial goals. In […]

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Reducing Health Care Costs by Lowering Utilization

If it’s your job to find ways to reduce health care costs at your company, then you may not want to read the article that I tweeted out recently. In case you missed it, here it is: Study: More than two-thirds of ER visits avoidable – Articles – Employee Benefit News https://t.co/W5Tawd29yL #cbgbenefits — Dan […]

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