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10 Simple Ways to Stretch Your Health Care Dollars

No matter where you turn- whether in the local coffee shop, the nightly news or a Facebook status, the rising cost of health care and the overwhelming effects it is having on individuals and employers alike is on...

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Home Delivery Pharmacy (Mail Order Programs)

This week, we look at another way to manage your insurance to glean the greatest benefit. Designed especially for individuals who take prescription medications on an ongoing basis, home delivery pharmacy (also known as...

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Use Your Insurance Wisely

Learning the best way to utilize your insurance plan will allow you to reap the rewards. A common mistake I think we can all agree we have made at one time or another is choosing to go to the emergency room, when in...

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Keep Your Best Employees on Your Payroll

Employee turnover is a substantial expense for most employers. After all, a great deal of time and money goes into recruiting and training employees. There is also a certain degree of productivity loss from the learning...

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FAQs Re: Affordable Care Act Implementation Part VI

The Department of Labor created a frequently asked questions section regarding employee benefits security administration. The questions and answers have been prepared by the Departments of Health and Human Services (...

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HSA Deadline

Tax day is rapidly approaching, which also means important deadlines regarding Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are also rapidly approaching. Maximize your contribution benefits by contributing the maximum amount for...

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Premium Payments & You!

There is a new law regarding premium payments (CA AB 2470) which directly affects your coverage. Simply put, this bill states that premiums are due on the first of the month of coverage and if payment is not received by...

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Health Net Mobile & Beginnings

Every now and again, an insurance carrier creates something useful for its members. Today, we learned about the steps that Health Net took to empower their members: Health Net Mobile and Health Net Beginnings. Health...

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Health Care Reform: PPACA Guidance on W-2 Reporting

IRS issues PPACA guidance on W-2 reporting - The IRS emphasized that the new reporting to employees is for their information only, to inform them of the cost of their health coverage, and does not cause excludable...

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New Website Design!

As Michael Buble says- "it's a new dawn, it's a day...and I'm feeling good." We find ourselves not only feeling good but ecstatic, officially launching our new website design today. In addition to the clean aesthetic,...

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