Employee retention can be an elusive thing. How are you supposed to know if your employees are happy at work? One form of measurement is your net promoter score (NPS). Here at Zane Benefits, we’ve found calculating our NPS on a frequent basis to be incredibly helpful, and we want to share the wealth. Here’s how your NPS can help strengthen your employee retention strategy.
Accounting firms and CPAs are a trusted source of information for small businesses. When your clients come to you with questions about individual health insurance reimbursement, we’ve got you covered. Here is everything you need to know to advise your clients on whether a section 105 plan is right for them.
Effective September 6, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has increased monetary penalties for violating HIPAA regulations. If your small business reimburses employees' health insurance, it’s important to remember that you are subject to HIPAA laws and any subsequent fines for being noncompliant. Here’s what you need to know about the recent penalty increases.
With the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, many people are wondering what will happen to the individual health insurance they purchased through the Obamacare Marketplace. While there is plenty of uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at this point, there are a few things we know for sure.
If you own an independent accounting firm, the chances are good that you’ve been worried about your small business health insurance at some point. Choosing a health plan can be stressful and confusing. How are you supposed to know which is right for your business? Which option is the most cost-effective? To help you make an informed decision, we’ve outlined three options for small business health insurance.
When small business owners think of employee benefits, they usually go straight to group health insurance. This makes sense if they’re thinking of “benefits” as the traditional definition they’ve known in the past, but the truth is that there are many variations of what “benefits” can mean.
As of spring 2016, more than 11 million people had enrolled in individual health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace, and similar numbers are expected in 2017. With numbers that high, some of these people are bound to feel confused, overwhelmed, and frustrated when shopping for health coverage. The good news is you don’t have to do it alone. Many people don’t realize there are free resources available to them.
There has been a lot of discussion recently about the rising cost of individual health insurance plans on the Obamacare exchanges. Some Marketplace shoppers are facing double-digit increases in addition to having fewer options to choose from with the exodus of Aetna, Humana, and UnitedHealth; however, the individual health insurance market is not alone. Prices are up across the country for group health plans as well—and this trend seems to be sticking around.
It seems like everywhere you turn, people are complaining about health insurance. Many businesses are struggling with large-scale price increases, small companies can’t spare the time to manage their own healthcare reimbursement plans (HRPs), and remote employees find that they are unable to enroll in their company’s group health coverage. It may feel like there is no way to solve all these problems, but we beg to differ. Check out these health insurance horror stories and the solution they all have in common.
In the aftermath of the presidential election, there has been a growing air of uncertainty over how proposed public policy will impact healthcare in the United States. Many of our customers, potential customers, and partners have expressed concern over what the future holds for small business health benefits, particularly regarding access and cost of individual health insurance. The number of insurance carriers participating in the ObamaCare exchanges is dwindling after high claims losses in the past few years. As a result, the current healthcare system in the United States, only a few years old, is ripe for an overhaul.
Disclaimer: The information provided on this website is general in nature and does not apply to any specific U.S. state except where noted. Health insurance regulations differ in each state. See a licensed agent for detailed information on your state. Zane Benefits, Inc. does not sell health insurance.