How Much Health Insurers Pay For Almost Everything Is About To Go public

From our good friends at: The new rules will help people get upfront cost estimates for about 500 so-called “shoppable” services, meaning medical care they can schedule ahead of time. Consumers, employers and just about everyone else interested in health care prices will soon get an unprecedented look at what insurers pay for care, perhaps helping answer a question … Read More

How Many Hours Can You Work and Still Collect Social Security?

From our good friends at: Working Before Full Retirement Age From the perspective of the Social Security Administration, full retirement age for those born in 1960 or later is 67. If you continue to draw income before you reach full retirement age, the SSA considers you a worker rather than a retiree. As such, some of your benefits may … Read More

How Does Medicare Cover Hospice Care

Hospice is a program of end-of-life pain management and comfort care for those with a terminal illness. Medicare’s hospice benefit is primarily home-based and covers end-of-life palliative treatment, including support for one’s physical, emotional, and other needs. It is important to remember that the goal of hospice is to help an individual be as comfortable as possible, not to cure … Read More

Four Factors that make Millennials look at Group LTC

From our friends at Population Expectations: Millennials are growing to be the largest living adult generation, and in 2019 pew predicts that they will surpass the Boomers as the dominant generation. That also means that they are going to be the largest adult population in the workforce, with their parents or grandparents likely to retire within the next 10 … Read More

Dental Insurance Plans: What’s Covered, What’s Not

From our friends at What’s Covered, What’s Not If you have dental benefits, do you know what’s in the fine print and what type of plan is best for you? Many Americans — 77% — have dental benefits, the National Association of Dental Plans says. Most people have private coverage, usually from an employer or group program. Large employers … Read More

Cataract Awareness

From our friends at More than half of all Americans age 80 or older either have cataracts or have had surgery to remove cataracts, according to the National Eye Institute (NEI). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that cataract is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and the leading cause of blindness … Read More

Fix for Affordable Care Act’s “family glitch” on the horizon

From our friends at Axios The Biden administration is reviewing a regulation that experts expect would help close the Affordable Care Act’s “family glitch,” according to a notice filed last week. Why it matters: The regulation could help as many as 5.1 million people get more affordable coverage by addressing an ACA loophole. Details: The family glitch was created by … Read More

Why Small Business Owners Need Life and Disability Insurance

from our friends at Life Happens When you decided to go into business for yourself, your first thoughts were most likely excited ideas of what could go right: more freedom, happy customers, increased earning potential. However, your later thoughts may have turned to what could go wrong as well. That’s where insurance steps in to help. As a small business … Read More

Re-onboarding current employees could be the key to greater retention

Via: HR leaders have come up with unique ways to improve retention rates within their organizations through enhanced benefits and greater employee recognition, but there is one basic approach that is often overlooked for existing workers: onboarding. Employers with strong onboarding practices improve employee retention by 82% and productivity by over 70%, according to research from Glassdoor. Re-onboarding existing … Read More