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Arizona’s Best Health Insurance Options for 2018

With all of the changes to the individual health insurance market in Arizona in recent years it can be difficult for employees to determine what their medical insurance options are outside of their employer-sponsored health plan. Often I find that employers themselves aren’t confident in the quality of[…]

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How to Avoid Bad Hires: An Interview Toolkit for Managers

For a lot of companies, finding the right people for the job is a challenge. According to many employers the old saying, “good help is hard to find” still stands. At the same time, a company’s ability to weed out all but the best employees when hiring plays[…]

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Employer Compliance Requirement Due October 15th – 7 Top Questions Answered

Each year at this time my office receives an influx of calls regarding the Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices that employers are required to send by October 15th. This year I thought it would be helpful to share the answers to 7 of the questions most frequently[…]

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7 Benefit Plan Changes Employers Will Make in 2018

In the coming weeks thousands of employers across the country will begin receiving their 2018 health insurance renewals, proposing increases of anywhere from 1% – to 50% or more, depending on various factors. In determining how best to tackle that renewal increase it’s important to try and incorporate[…]

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New I-9 Form Deadline: 4 Employer Questions Answered

Immigration enforcement is a major priority for the Trump Administration. Work site enforcement, I-9 audits and inquiries by ICE continue to increase along with employer fines for I-9 violations. Companies that have already undergone one audit are likely on the list for a second. Those that have experienced[…]

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Healthcare: Right or Privilege?

Does it Matter? The final article in this series addresses a long-standing debate of whether healthcare should be a right or a privilege. The truth is the answer to that question is irrelevant. Healthcare is a necessity – end of story. Demand for Healthcare Is Constant As long[…]

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3 Things Holding Us Back from Market-Driven Healthcare

For years now, politicians have argued, legislated, and argued some more about all matters related to how we BUY healthcare. How we buy it for the poor, for the elderly, for employees, for people with pre-existing conditions, and the list goes on. The new conversation needs to shift[…]

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Employers Move Ahead On Healthcare Without Washington

With renewal season just around the corner and Washington unable to identify a viable plan for healthcare, employers are being left to fend for themselves when it comes to reducing their health insurance costs. The good news is that both employers and individual consumers have already started to[…]

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