Small business owners know that offering a health benefits package boosts efforts to attract and retain talented employees. And while health benefits are an important safety net for small businesses and employees, the cost and administrative efforts can be overwhelming. This is especially true now, in the midst of numerous health care reform changes.
This week, Fortune 500 retailer Target announced it would no longer provide health insurance for part-time employees as of April 1st. Instead, Target will provide $500 to those losing coverage and provide assistance in signing up for a new ObamaCare plan. For the majority of these part-time employees, this is really good news. Here's why.
Where are employee health benefits heading in 2014 and beyond? One of the big trends is Value-Based Benefits Design (VBBD). While VBBD has been an employee health benefits strategy since the early 1990's, the associated cost savings with the approach are gaining more attention now.
Many small businesses are facing sticker shock with 2014 small group health insurance premium rates. What can a small business do to reduce health insurance premiums without reducing the level of coverage? Here are six tips for small business owners and HR professionals.
Looking back on 2013, it was a big year for employee health benefits. Discover what thousands of brokers, managers, and human resources professionals were reading last year, and make sure you didn't miss out on any of 2013's biggest employee health benefits news.
With the end of the year approaching, many small businesses owners and HR professionals are immersed in 2014 planning and strategy. Need some inspiration? Here's a look at our top five small business HR articles of 2013.
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