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Registration opens September 27; Attend a health benefits webinar

The annual health benefit enrollment period for plan year 2022 is September 27 through October 22, 2021. This is when you can make changes for next year, including changing your plan. health plan, coverage levels or add / remove certain dependents for an effective date of January 1, 2022. Visit the Health page to find […]

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More employers offered health benefits in 2020, according to EBRI

Despite predictions to the contrary, employers did not drop health benefits en masse after the Affordable Care Act came into effect, the Employee Benefit Research Institute found. The EBRI published a study concluding that the percentage of private sector employers offering health benefits has increased. In 2016, 45.3% of private sector employers offered health benefits. […]

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House Bill could dramatically change retirement, paid vacation and health benefits

The broad spending and taxes bill currently passed by the House, if passed by Congress and enacted, would force most employers to offer a self-enrolling pension plan and create a funded paid vacation program. by the federal government for workers in the private sector. It would also weaken the “firewall” that prevents employees from benefiting […]

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Artificial Intelligence Innovations: Potential Benefits for Global Health

DECATUR, Georgia – While the new field of artificial intelligence (AI) has apparently been limited to high-income states, there has been more research and development on AI that has potential health benefits for people. low and middle income countries. Artificial intelligence innovations that help prevent epidemics and reduce infant mortality rates are becoming a reality. […]

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#HealthBytes: Here are some health benefits of quinoa

Last updated on Sep 16, 2021, 12:00 AM Originally, quinoa was the staple food of the Incas of pre-Columbian America and their descendants in South America. But in recent years, it has become a superior alternative to bulgur and rice and has now become a popular addition to many diets. Usually referred to as a […]

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Florida Businesses Can Create Diversity Through Health Benefits

Health care benefits can be an employment tool. Thomas kienzle PA Employers across the country are making significant progress towards creating diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces. As the eighth most diverse state in America and at home in almost 20 Fortune 500 companies, Florida has the opportunity to be a leader and a change agent […]

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Delays in some health benefits affect employers and employees

New regulatory guidance from three federal agencies that enforce private sector benefits laws will make 2021 employer health benefits to-do lists slightly, but only slightly, more manageable by 2022. Most importantly, the advice on frequently asked questions (FAQ) delays several of the more difficult compliance requirements in 2021 and 2022 under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, […]

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Federal Health Benefits Program Renews With Calvo’s SelectCare | Guam Affairs

Calvo’s SelectCare, underwritten by Tokio Marine Pacific Insurance, has finalized the annual renewal of benefits and rates for its federal employee health insurance program with the Office of Personnel Management for 2022, according to a press release from Calvo’s SelectCare. “We are delighted to continue to provide our health plans which include an expanded network […]

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ICHRA is changing the face of employer-sponsored health benefits

When most business leaders are introduced to the concept of ICHRA, a relatively new model of employer-sponsored health benefits that offers long-term budget control and the potential for significant savings compared to group benefits traditional, their first reaction is somewhere along the lines of “sounds too good to be true.” That’s the sentiment expressed by […]

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Danone Expands Partnership With AI Company Brightseed To Explore The Health Benefits Of Plants

Dive brief: Danone SA announced an expansion of its one-year partnership with Luminous seed, creator of the Forager artificial intelligence, which maps and predicts the health impact of compounds of plant origin. Over the next few years, the two companies will explore the potential of common crops and lesser-known plants, and create a model for […]