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What You Should Know About Prescription Weight Loss Drugs

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Obesity can increase the risk of serious illnesses and health conditions, such as high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, stroke, cancer, mental illness and gallbladder disease. But losing weight can be challenging, and many individuals struggle to lose weight even with healthy lifestyle choices like diet and exercise. For this reason, many...


What Is Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap)?

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Navigating the intricacies of health care insurance can be daunting, especially for those approaching retirement age or already enrolled in Medicare. While original Medicare provides essential coverage, it often leaves beneficiaries with out-of-pocket costs. To address these gaps, many individuals turn to Medicare supplement insurance, commonly...


Top Health Plan Compliance Issues for 2024

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Employers should be aware of the top compliance issues that impact their health plan coverage for 2024. Some of these compliance issues are established requirements for employers, such as the expanded electronic reporting requirement under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Other compliance issues are anticipated developments employers should monitor,...


2024 Shifting Labor Market and Talent Trends

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Attraction and retention challenges remained persistent in 2023 as organizations across industries struggled to find and keep workers. Zywave’s 2023 Attraction and Retention Employer Pulse Survey found that over 60% of respondents listed attraction and retention as a top-five business challenge, but this was notably down from 80% in 2022. Looking...


Considerations For Evaluating a Pharmacy Benefits Manager

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A pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) is an entity that acts as an intermediary between stakeholders in the pharmacy benefits marketplace. These entities connect with employers, drug wholesalers, plan members, pharmacies and drug companies. Many employers use PBMs to interface with drug manufacturers and process prescription drug claims, which can...


15 Low- and No-cost Employee Benefits to Offer

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Employee benefits are the cornerstone of a thriving organization. Perks and benefits are pivotal in enhancing job satisfaction, attraction and retention rates, employee well-being and overall workplace morale. While some organizations may feel constrained by budget limitations, there are numerous low- and no-cost benefits that can significantly...


Improving the Utilization of Employee Assistance Programs

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Employee assistance programs (EAPs) are employer-sponsored programs that offer services or referrals to help employees deal with personal problems. These programs can boost employee well-being, satisfaction, performance and health. Unfortunately, these programs are often heavily underutilized. According to Mental Health America, 98% of mid- to...