Category: News

The Escalating Costs of Major Medical Insurance: A Looming Healthcare Crisis

In an era where healthcare costs are spiraling out of control, the financial burden of major medical insurance has become a daunting challenge for both individuals and employers. The escalating costs of health insurance premiums are forcing many employees to make the difficult decision of going without any form of health coverage, exposing them to […]

Exploring the Shift: Why Employees Opt Out of Major Medical Plans Due to High Premiums

The landscape of healthcare coverage is evolving, and one noticeable trend is the increasing number of employees opting out of major medical plans due to the soaring cost of premiums. This shift is a reflection of the challenges employees face when balancing healthcare needs and financial realities. In this blog post, we delve into the […]

Making Informed Choices: MEC Plans vs. Traditional Major Medical Programs

Healthcare decisions are some of the most significant choices we make, impacting not only our physical well-being but also our financial stability. When it comes to health insurance, the options can be overwhelming, ranging from traditional major medical plans to Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) plans. In this article, we’ll explore the advantages of enrolling in […]

Empowering Small Franchises: The Vital Role of MEC Plans for Businesses under 50 Employees

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, small franchises have carved a niche for themselves by delivering personalized services and fostering close-knit customer relationships. These microenterprises, often composed of 1-49 employees, play a pivotal role in the economy by creating jobs and stimulating local economies. As these franchises strive to thrive and provide for their employees, one […]

Employers know their mental health benefits aren’t cutting it

As the U.S. continues to face a behavioral health provider shortage, employers are feeling frustrated that they can’t do more to help employees. According to a survey by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions and the HR Policy Association, just one-third of employers were satisfied with access to behavioral health services through their network. Thirty-one percent of […]

Let your vulnerability make you a stronger leader

The idea that employees should leave their personal struggles at the door when they show up at work is one that should be left in the past — being vulnerable can lead to deeper connections between workers and leaders that make the workplace stronger. The conversation around mental health has been top of mind over […]

Connecting a multi-generational workforce to mental health resources

Though members of different generations face varying everyday stressors, lead different lifestyles and hold different attitudes towards mental health, all of these individuals are connected through today’s workplace. In addition to being a source of connection with a multigenerational team, the modern workplace can also be a source of connection to mental health care. Unfortunately, […]

The Hidden Value: How Offering Benefits Can Be a Cost-Effective Choice for Employers

When it comes to attracting and retaining talented employees, employers often face the decision of whether to offer higher salaries or invest in comprehensive benefits. While a higher salary may seem like the straightforward choice, it’s important to consider the hidden value of benefits. In this blog post, we will explore a unique perspective on […]

Beyond the Salary: Why Offering Benefits Outweighs Higher Pay in Recruiting Top Talent

In the quest to attract and recruit exceptional talent, organizations often face the dilemma of whether to offer higher salaries or invest in comprehensive employee benefits. While a competitive salary is undoubtedly important, offering a robust benefits package can be a game-changer. In this blog post, we will explore why offering benefits holds more significance […]