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Employer Health Benefits 2022 Survey Results

The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) recently conducted a survey featuring 2,188 interviews with non-federal public and private firms. The survey is used as a touchpoint for employer-sponsored health coverage, examining employee contributions, cost-sharing, wellness programs, telehealth services, and more. Premiums and cost-sharing The survey found the average annual premium for …

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Common Health Plan Selection Mistakes

For many, open enrollment is right around the corner. Selecting an appropriate health plan can be difficult.  While there are many helpful resources that offer instructions on how to weigh plan options, for some, it is more beneficial to know common pitfalls and mistakes to avoid. Some common missteps include: …

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Retaining Talent

Approximately 3 in 4 employers claim that retention and attraction is one of their top five greatest challenges. Retaining valuable employees is the first step in strengthening a company’s workforce. When top employees are content and stay with the company, employers have a stronger foundation when attracting new talent. What …

Plan selection mistakes

How to Save Money on Prescriptions

Over three in four adults in the United States believe prescription drug costs are unaffordable, and the average American spends around $1,300 per year on them. While costs are high, there are ways consumers can cut costs. To save money on medications, you should consider: Comparing prices. Drug prices vary …

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2023 Medicare Amounts

On September 27, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2023 Medicare Part A and B premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts. Additionally, the 2023 Medicare Part D income-related monthly adjustment amounts were also announced. Medicare Part B Premium and Deductible Physician, outpatient hospital, certain hospital health …

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Philadelphia’s Top Employee Consultant Award 2022

Creative Benefits, Inc. is a “Top Employee Benefits Consultant” in the Philadelphia area, according to Mployer Advisor. Mployer Advisor independently researches each brokerage firm with the goal of providing employers with options based on data.  Brokers were evaluated and awarded based on industry experience, company size, and online reviews. The top brokerages …

Ranked Top Workplace for Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, Creative Benefits, Inc. has been awarded by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a Top Workplace. We owe this recognition to our employees, whose positive feedback through the Energage, LLC survey earned us a place on this list. The survey responses were submitted anonymously and …

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ACA Contraceptive Mandate Guidance

The Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury Departments issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) in relation to the contraceptive coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Non-grandfathered plans, under the ACA, are required to cover specific women’s preventative health services without cost …