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Open Enrollment Checklist (2019)

Open enrollment is here! Getting prepared for open enrollment ensures you have the health coverage you need for the next 12 months. If you miss it, you will be left without a safety net. This could mean thousands of dollars in medical cost, with no insurance to help limit your financial risk.

“Open Enrollment Checklist (2019)”

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List of Employer Benefits

You are preparing are open enrollment and want to better understand your benefits options.

This blog post will help. It covers all of the standard employee benefits offerings, so you can get a jumpstart with open enrollment this year.

“List of Employer Benefits”

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Health Insurance Open Enrollment 2019

Open enrollment is a period of time when you can sign up for health insurance. Keep in mind, if you don’t sign up during the open enrollment period, you may not be able to sign up until the next open enrollment period, unless you have a qualifying event. That can be 12 month gap, which is why open enrollment is so important.

“Health Insurance Open Enrollment 2019”

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Employer Benefits Trends

Two themes have emerged in employer benefits trends this year: cost cutting and employee output optimization. Both are designed to get more from employees at lower costs. Plus, a few legal changes to keep employers on their toes.

“Employer Benefits Trends”

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Benefits 101: What You Need to Know

Benefits are critical to keeping you healthy and financially secure. Understanding your benefits is the first step to getting the best coverage you can afford.

We have all the details you need about your benefits, from health insurance to retirement savings. Read on to get the details you need for a basic benefits understanding.

“Benefits 101: What You Need to Know”

Open Enrollment Hacks

How to Hack Open Enrollment

…and save more

Getting the most during open enrollment means more coverage for you (and your family). Hacking open enrollment to save more might seem like a sophisticated strategy, but we will show you a few ways to get more for less. Use these tips to take advantage of open enrollment. Hack away! 

“How to Hack Open Enrollment”

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Key Terms for Open Enrollment

Getting prepared for open enrollment sets you up for benefits coverage (and success) for the next 12 months. Wandering into open enrollment without the tools you need could be financially disastrous. A few extras minutes today can ensure you are prepared for the unexpected.

“Key Terms for Open Enrollment”

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Get your HSA Debit Card Before January 1st

As we roll through open enrollment and reach a quick end to 2017, we wanted to help you plan for the New Year! For anyone whose medical effective date is January 1st, don’t wait too much longer to ensure that you have your HSA Debit Card in hand by then. You can add an HSA to your benefits offering at any time of the year (even outside of open enrollment), however signing up now ensures employees can take full advantage of their HSA benefits by January 1, 2018.

“Get your HSA Debit Card Before January 1st”

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The Advantages of Open Enrollment

Open enrollment means options. You are given time to compare, review, and select your healthcare plan based on your expected needs. From there, you can add auxiliary benefits and health savings tools, like the HSA, to better optimize your cost and benefits experience.

“The Advantages of Open Enrollment”

I just signed up for healthcare

I just signed up for Health Insurance. What to do Next

In the first two weeks of open enrollment, 1.46 million Americans have signed up for individual healthcare through healthcare.gov. That is a 46% increase over the same period last year. Couple that with the traditional employer open enrollment that is happening in offices all across the country and millions upon millions of Americans are reviewing, comparing, and selecting healthcare over the last and next few weeks.

“I just signed up for Health Insurance. What to do Next”

Save Money Obamacare

How to Save Money on Obamacare

Unless you have been living under a rock this week, you know two things. First, open enrollment has arrived for the individual healthcare marketplace (aka Obamacare). Second, and not surprising, healthcare premiums have gotten more expensive, in some cases much more. Without getting into the politics of it all, we want to show you, what you can do today to make healthcare costs less expensive so you can save the most money.

“How to Save Money on Obamacare”

Open Enrollment Series

Am I OK, Will I Be OK? – Open Enrollment Series

“Am I OK, Will I Be OK?” And Other Questions Open Enrollment Cannot Answer, But May Help

Open enrollment is here.  While many see the annual ritual of reviewing current health coverage and studying upcoming benefit changes as yet another chore, multiple research studies, backed up by behavioral theory, suggest something larger is at work.  Your choices create a financial wellness generator capable of building long-term security for you and your family.

“Am I OK, Will I Be OK? – Open Enrollment Series”

Open Enrollment 2018

Open Enrollment 2018 Details

Effective today, November 1, 2017, healthcare open enrollment for 2018 has arrived! This year, open enrollment for the health insurance marketplace is a bit shorter than in previous years. The good news is, we are here to provide the crucial details you need to get healthcare coverage in 2018.

“Open Enrollment 2018 Details”

Open Enrollment 2018

Open Enrollment Strategy

It’s the busy time of year for all benefits managers and HR experts – like tax season for accountants. As part of that, we wanted to review the goals and considerations of open enrollment and take a new approach to the classic employer problem – balancing increasing benefits costs with value.

“Open Enrollment Strategy”

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Comparing Health Insurance Plans

Open enrollment is right around the corner, or for many of us, it has already started. Open enrollment is a perfect time to review your health insurance considerations. Not just because it’s required, but because healthcare costs are a top expense for many US households. Finding the best health insurance plan for yourself or your family could save you money, time and finally grant you peace of mind for all your health expenses.