Are You Effectively Using Your HSA?

Everybody uses their health savings account (HSA) a little differently, and that’s OK. In fact, flexibility is one of the many advantages of an HSA. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind to make sure that you’re utilizing your HSA as efficiently as possible.   Be Smart …

The Power of Voluntary Benefits

As health care costs continue to rise, so has the value of voluntary benefits. Voluntary benefits allow employers to offer benefits that are attractive to employees without added cost to the company. Many employers consider expanding their voluntary benefits to compensate for employees’ increasing health care costs. Employees benefit because …

Student Loan Repayment Benefit: How It Works

“Move over 401(k) and health insurance plans, there’s a new company benefit tailored to the millennial workforce. The “Student Loan Repayment Benefit” is the name, and it is being offered by employers, who contribute a certain dollar amount per year toward paying off an employee’s student loans. So far, only …

Healthcare Consumers: Reference Based Pricing 101

 With healthcare costs continuing to rise, new “insurance programs” are coming to market with the intent of driving better consumer behavior. Some Employers are adopting reference based pricing which puts onus on the employee to do their due diligence before “buying” a service. As price transparency for “shop-able” services are …