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May 11, 2020

Post COVID 19 Strategy – What Millennials Want From Benefits

As an employer when you provide employee benefits to your workforce you likely have several goals you’re trying to achieve. Often, those goals involve: supporting the health and well being of employees, attracting and retaining talent, and increasing productivity. One of the most important factors in achieving those goals is to understand the age and demographics of […]

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May 4, 2020

When is a 50% Rate Reduction Not Enough?

Based on the latest data, benefit claims activity since the onset of COVID-19 has been down 93.7% for non-drug health and dental benefits (year over year for April 2020).  Insurers have reduced dental rates by between 50% and 60% and health care rates by 0-20% (non-drug health care accounts for 25-30% of total health claims […]

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May 1, 2020

Insurers Finalize COVID-19 Premium Reductions

The life and health insurers have responded to the reduction in health and dental benefit claims rates during shelter in place and the existence of the COVID-19 pandemic. The final rate changes and timing/conditions are posted on this chart. For more information, get in touch with us. We will keep you up to date.

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January 22, 2020

Telus Drug News

The link provided here will allow you to review the last communications from Telus Health on the subject of drug trends in the treatment of cancer, cholesterol and Hep C conditions.

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September 16, 2019

Transportation and Logistics – What Drivers Need

We’ve partnered with members of multi-employer trucking associations for years. From this experience we’ve learned the unique features that the trucking industry needs from its benefits plans. Most recently we took a long look at our clients and prospective client programs data and summarized their needs as follows: 1) Successful programs for trucking firms are […]

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May 29, 2019

Designing a Wellness Program

We’ve noticed a trend toward interest in and implementation of wellness programs at local area employers – particularly in the private sector. This is reversing a trend which pointed to decreased interest since 2010. However, the same questions such as whats the return on investment (ROI), where do I start, how do I get our […]

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