7 Steps to Increase Open Enrollment Success

06/13/2023

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

Open enrollment is your chance to boost employee engagement and maximize the ROI of your employee benefits. You need everything to go smoothly, which requires solid planning. Unfortunately, many employers are falling short. According to the Employee Benefit Research...

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Mental Health Benefits Spotlight

05/08/2023

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

Your employees may need mental health support – and they may expect you to provide it. Mental health benefits have become a critical tool as employers struggle to boost worker productivity, retention, and recruitment. From self-care apps and telehealth benefits to e...

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Highlights from the 2022 KFF Employer Health Benefits Survey

04/10/2023

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In 2022, employers were balancing cost containment and employee engagement. The 2022 KFF Employer Benefits Survey provides insights into how employee health plans fared amid concerns about both high inflation and high turnover. Here are the highlights. Annual Pre...

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The End of the COVID Emergency: What It Means for Benefit Administrators, Medicare, and Medicaid

03/13/2023

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

The COVID-19 public health emergency is set to expire on May 11, 2023. During the public health emergency, many temporary rules were introduced to help alleviate the health and financial impacts of the pandemic. The end of the COVID emergency will have far-reaching ...

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How to Offer Employee Benefits in Utah

08/11/2022

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

If you want to attract top talent, retain your best workers and boost employee engagement, it’s time to add employee benefits to your total compensation package. For small and mid-size companies that have never offered benefits before, it can seem like a daunting ...

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Why Online Employee Benefits Enrollment Systems Are Gamechangers

07/07/2022

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

The stakes will be high this open enrollment period. Offering the best employee benefits package is a start, but it might not be enough. You also have to educate employees on their options and help them enroll in a plan that meets their needs – and you might be de...

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Your Voluntary Benefits Plan: 6 Keys to Success

06/06/2022

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

It’s becoming clear that employee benefit packages are not a one-size-fits-all solution. The modern workforce is diverse, and this means that employee benefit needs are also diverse. Paying for every benefit under the sun can become an expensive endeavor, however,...

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Why Telemedicine Is Important in Your Employee Benefits Plan

05/23/2022

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

Employee health plans aren’t of much value to your workers if they can’t actually use their benefits. Telemedicine can expand access to care. Here’s why telemedicine is important in your employee benefits plan. What Is Telehealth and Telemedicine? The te...

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Building Your Employee Benefits Program: The Role of Your Utah Employee Benefits Broker

04/14/2022

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

A solid employee benefits plan can give your company an edge. An employee benefits broker can help you develop an attractive employee benefits program without straining your company’s resources. Here’s a look at the important role of an employee benefits broker....

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Average Cost of Employee Benefits: How Does Your Company’s Plan Stack Up?

03/08/2022

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

What’s the average cost of employee benefits? Which types of plans are offered? What is the average employer contribution? The 2021 Employer Health Benefits Survey from KKF offers a snapshot of the current employee health benefit costs and offerings. Here are some...

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Creative Employee Benefits to Solve Today’s Problems

02/06/2022

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance Money

Employers are rethinking their benefits packages. They need to if they want to stay competitive in the tight labor market. Skilled workers have the upper hand right now, and they’re not satisfied with the benefits packages that employers are offering. It’s time ...

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Employee Benefits in 2022: Five Trends Impacting Utah Employers

01/11/2022

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance Money

There’s a lot happening in employee benefits. As we head into 2022, here’s a look at some notable developments – from COBRA and FMLA laws to vaccine mandates, The Great Resignation and the evolving employment practices climate. Find out how these changes will ...

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