Some employees who haven't saved enough for retirement are now getting more money from an unlikely source: their employers.Companies from Microsoft Corp. to Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. are boosting con… Read More
Walk into Spectrum Health's new Strive, and you may not realize you are at the doctor's office.The fireplace, clusters of modern furnishings and interactive big screens give the feeling you've step in… Read More
A growing number of U.S. businesses are shifting focus from employee wellness programs to well-being initiatives — more comprehensive health and productivity programs that tackle elements such as the … Read More
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, stepping up the agency's efforts against the nation's opioid epidemic, announced plans Monday to require manufacturers of painkillers to provi… Read More
An analysis of Wells Fargo’s bundled recordkeeping business, representing four million participants, finds that plan health has been improving.Defined contribution (DC) retirement plan participation h… Read More
Health plans and hospitals are expanding telemedicine services in new ways to help members and patients research prices and gain access to medical specialists as health insurance deductibles take a la… Read More
Health Savings Accounts are proving to be a worthwhile investment for employers.A recent analysis by the consulting firm Mercer found that the average per-employee cost of HSA-eligible plans is 13% le… Read More
Deaths from cardiovascular disease have dropped by half in the U.S. over the past generation, but in some regions the risk of dying from some common heart ailments is twice what it is in other places,… Read More
Re-enrollment is a plan design strategy that helps many employees better their retirement outcomes by increasing participation and deferral rates and/or improving investment allocations. And yet, 89.3… Read More
When Lance Hulack calls his first client on Monday morning, they spend 15 minutes talking about their fitness trackers. “I’ll say, ‘Hey, I saw you crushed it on Saturday! 25k steps,’” Hulack, the dire… Read More
In the almost 35 years I’ve been in Human Resources leadership positions – including stints with two Fortune 100 companies- I’ve never had the pleasure to work with a group of men and women like the ones at Advantage Benefits Group who so consistently meet and exceed our expectations in providing timely and effective guidance in the administration of our benefit plans. I heartily recommend them to any other organizations seeking to establish a more effective relationship with their benefits agents.
We have relied on Advantage Benefits Group for support of our employees healthcare plans for quite some time. They have been extremely helpful in providing expert plan design guidance and assisting in all aspects of the vendor selection and negotiation processes. They continue to support us on an ongoing basis by providing periodic analyses of our plan performance and keeping us informed on the latest benefit trends.