Blog Tag: Group Benefits
When it comes to healthcare, we understand that you often get what you pay for, but there is a thin line between accepting price hikes and being a diligent consumer. Fighting the rising costs associated with group medical plans often feels like an uphill battle.
What makes your company stand out from its competitors? Twenty years ago you might have said that technology gave your team a competitive edge, but in today’s environment, technology is a common (and typically necessary) commodity that simply helps maintain the status quo. So where are companies regaining that lost advantage? The answer can be found in an organization’s human capital.
Are Your Benefits Leading the Pack?
When you’re in a tight race, it can be a good idea to look around to see how you’re doing. Finding out that you’re leading the pack might provide the encouragement needed to maintain pace and keep a good lead. Discovering that you’re falling behind could also motivate you to work harder and close the gap. Whether you’re running a race or running a business, knowing where you stand against your competitors can be critical to success.
There is a newer trend hitting the health insurance industry in the form of concierge-style services. While providing excellent customer service and exceeding client expectations are still priorities among most carriers, the health insurance industry has become more complex and the need for additional assistance has grown.
In today’s tech-savvy world, you can do almost everything online – buy groceries, rent movies, file your taxes, pay your bills, work from home – the list goes on! Advancements in technology have changed the way we do many things and how we interact with one another.
However, some might argue that technology is beginning to inhibit and even hurt human interaction. While this may be true in some instances (i.e., teenagers who are glued to their smartphones and miss out on school or family time), many feel that technology is serving to increase and improve human interaction in the healthcare field through telemedicine. If this convenient perk isn’t part of your company’s group benefits package, it’s time to learn how telemedicine works and why it’s becoming an attractive treatment alternative.
Wellness programs are taking on a new role in organizations throughout the country. They have evolved beyond basic gym membership reimbursements and health screenings into robust programs that make total well-being a top priority.
Companies are getting more creative and competitive with their wellness plans in an effort to develop a corporate culture that fosters a healthier, happier workforce. If you are looking to breathe new life into your current wellness program, or if you are just getting one started, then this article is for you!
The idea of providing opportunities for employees to do yoga and engage in other health-related activities in the workplace would once have seemed highly irregular. In today’s competitive environment, however, businesses are finding that maximum productivity depends on having a healthy, motivated workforce. Here are four effective and popular group wellness activities that you can introduce into your organization to strengthen your employees’ morale and boost their productivity.