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4 Facts to Help Employers Understand Value-Based Healthcare

Value-based health care is an important trend in delivering quality care to consumers in general and, in group health insurance, to employees and their families. It is a delivery model in which self-insured employers and health insurance carriers compensate providers based upon their outcomes, instead of a negotiated fee for services rendered. Data has shown…

Disability Insurance: A Key Part Of Paid Leave and Absence Management Plan

Absences can be hard on both an employee and employer, which is why disability insurance can be a potent addition to your benefit plan. However, there is a way to make absences easier to manage. The following tips are based on an article written for the Council for Disability Awareness blog byMarjory Robertson, assistant vice president…

6 Keys To Attracting and Retaining Top Employees In 2019

Benefits play a big role in how employees — and potential employees — perceive a company. The following tips are based on articles written for the Council for Disability Awareness blog by benefits experts Phil Bruen, VP, Group Life and Disability Products at MetLife and Diane Russell, SVP Marketing, Lincoln Financial. 1. Know that most…

14 Cheap but Fun Ideas for a Valentine (or Any Time!) Date Night

Love isn’t free…that is, if you are trying to prove your love with an extravagant Valentine’s Day gift. In fact a survey from the National Retail Foundation found that Americans are expected to spend a record amount on Valentine’s Day this year…an average of $161.96, which is up 13 percent from the average in 2018. Think…

Ten Ways To Show Your Employees You “Love” Having Them Work For You

Want to keep your employees happy? The answer might be easier than you think—in fact, a surprising 81 percent of employees say they would work harder for an employer who made them feel appreciated. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to let your employees know how much you appreciate their…

Resolution Reboot: Ditch the February Funk and Recommit to Your Resolutions

When February rolls around, some of us fist pump the air. “Yay! A whole month with my resolution.” Others (a larger amount, by the way) think, “Ugh. I have already failed.” Here’s the thing: February is a great time to reboot your resolution. In fact, ANY TIME is a great time. There is nothing magical…