How Great Employee Benefits May Shield Your Company from the Great Resignation

10/05/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance Money

Workers keep quitting. If you want to keep your workers, it’s time to take a serious look at your benefits package. You might need to up your game. The Great Resignation The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that 4.0 million workers quit in July, while the num...

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How to Choose the Right Health Insurance Broker in Utah

09/07/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

Employers are under growing pressure to offer quality health insurance benefits. A quality health insurance broker can help, but not all brokers are the same. Employers Can’t Afford NOT to Offer High Quality Benefits Health insurance is a major cost for empl...

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COBRA Premium Assistance Program Ending

08/13/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provided new and temporary COBRA premium assistance for Assistance Eligible Individuals. This premium assistance went into effect on April 1, 2021. It is set to expire on September 30, 2021. With this program coming to an end soon...

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Preparing for Open Enrollment – Steps to Take Now

07/01/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

Last year’s open enrollment came during the middle of the pandemic, when many companies were still adjusting to remote work arrangements. This year’s open enrollment might be just as challenging. The pandemic is still ongoing, and many people are still workin...

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Do Small Businesses Have to Offer Benefits?

05/07/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

For any small business, the decision to take on employees is a big move. Employers must navigate employment laws, including wage and hour requirements and anti-discrimination legislation. Employers must also consider their employee benefits package. Here’s a look ...

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The Healthcare Implications of the American Rescue Plan Act

04/06/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law on March 11, 2021. While many people have focused on the $1,400 stimulus payments, the coronavirus relief bill includes many other provisions. Many of these provisions will have a significant and direct im...

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Why Offer Employee Benefits?

03/08/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

Employers devote substantial resources to employee benefits. They are both expensive and labor intensive. So, if you’ve never offered benefits to your employees before, you may be wondering if it’s worth it. Going without employee benefits is certainly a simp...

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Altura Benefits Achieves Marketplace Elite Circle of Champions Status

02/16/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

After successfully enrolling more than 100 consumers in qualified health plan coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, Altura Benefits joins the ranks of the 2021 Marketplace Elite Circle of Champions as an Elite member. This achievement, from the Cente...

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The Most Desired Employee Benefits for 2021

02/10/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

Offering a strong benefits package can help your company attract and retain top talent. But what exactly counts as a strong benefits package these days? Although some of the most popular employee benefits remain the same, today’s employees have new expectations. H...

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Fully Insured vs Self Insured vs Level Funded Health Plans

09/04/2020

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

The type of funding arrangement you choose for your company’s insurance plan will have an affect on your company’s bottom line. This responsibility might seem overwhelming, but with an adequate amount of research and expert guidance to help along the way, you ca...

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Outsourcing Your Benefits Administration

09/02/2020

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

What is outsourcing benefits administration? Outsourcing benefits administration means hiring a team of people with a thorough understanding of your employee benefits packages. Ideally they should be able to explain your benefits program in an easily understood mann...

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Employee Benefits Compliance Services

08/06/2020

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance Tax

It can be tough to navigate the ever-growing labyrinth of compliance-related laws, policies, and guidelines. This is why we've streamlined the entire process. Our employee benefits compliance services and tools ensure your business operates in accordance with all fe...

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