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Vulcan-like Ventures: Clamping Down on Health Care Costs the Mr. Spock Way

May 2, 2014
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To help workers live long and prosper, one expert believes employers should use logic when choosing health care coverage.
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Guardian Does It for the Kids: Acquires Dental Carrier Premier Access

April 10, 2014
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The deal, announced April 9, extends Guardian’s reach into the state-run Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program markets.
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Here Comes the Bride ... There Go the Spousal Health Benefits

April 9, 2014
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Forcing spouses onto their own employer’s plan creates challenges for families as they cope with the logistics and coverage differences.
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Sinking Your Teeth Into Dental Benefits

April 8, 2014
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According to one dental benefits carrier, only 30 to 40 percent of employees use the benefits in their dental preferred provider organization network.
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Another ACA Delay for Employers

April 1, 2014
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The latest delay gives employers more time to plan. Companies will have until Jan. 1, 2016, to determine if they must provide health insurance coverage.
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Take Care to Communicate Health Care Costs

March 10, 2014
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More employees are asking for personal guidance in choosing their benefits than ever before.
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Wellness Programs Should Offer Alternative to Exercise

March 4, 2014
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If unhealthy employees are bad for business, then I think it’s fair to argue an executive who plays ‘body police’ and essentially bullies employees into participating in a wellness program is bad for business, too.


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The Remedy for ACA Headaches in 2015

February 12, 2014
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Good or bad, the ACA provides employers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to examine the role of benefits in attracting and keeping the employees.
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Don’t Let Wellness Panels Grow Fat and Lazy: Experts

February 11, 2014
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While the tendency is to recruit and keep the most qualified committee members, some say companies need to limit how long those members stay on board.
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Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative Launched to Give Open Look Into Private Exchanges

January 5, 2014
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Group launched the collaborative to give employers information on products offered by health insurance exchanges.
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