April 2012 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

Health Insurance Deductibles Doubled in 7 Years, Study Finds

Ann Carrns, New York Times If you’ve seen your health insurance premiums increase along with your deductible, you’re not alone. A recent study by the Commonwealth Fund shows just how much more consumers are paying for employer-provided health insurance. Total premiums — the amount paid by both employers and workers combined — for family coverage […]

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Webinar Today: Updated Requirements and Changes for SPDs

Join us for this complimentary, educational webinar and learn about upcoming changes and requirements for Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs). Every qualified plan covered under Title I of ERISA is required to have an SPD. This must be written in a manner intended to be understood by the average participant, and must summarize a plan’s terms […]

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Top Group Benefits & Administration Blogs

It’s been a busy time in the group benefits and healthcare reform field, and we’ve covered a lot of ground with blogs, articles, webinars, and more. Let’s recap on a few of our most popular topics regarding healthcare expenditures, employee communications, and the efficacy of wellness plans. Chronic Diseases May Up Out-of-Pocket Costs for Insured […]

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Group Benefits Administration & Call Centers

Offering a dedicated call center and customer service line to handle the employee benefits questions you receive will not only make life easier for your employees, but allow your HR department to focus on the bigger picture. Using dedicated teams and access points provides us with a variety of metrics to measure the quality of service […]

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