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

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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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Utah Health Insurance: Is It Really More Affordable Than Ever?

12/10/2021

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

The year is drawing to an end, and that means it’s time to secure health insurance for yourself and your family. Due to recent changes and new subsidies, your Utah health insurance may be more affordable than ever. If you haven’t compared your personal health in...

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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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