GOING GOLD IN SEPTEMBER FOR PHOENIX CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

A child is diagnosed with cancer every three-and-a-half minutes and only a staggering 4 percent of U.S. federal funding is earmarked for childhood cancer research. That is why Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation is asking the Community to Go Gold this September during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. With your help this September, we can bring focus […]

Telemedicine – Why It’s Important for Everyone

Telemedicine has been evolving over the last few years and it is now an important addition to anyone’s healthcare portfolio.  Let’s face it.  Healthcare coverage is not what it once was for most Americans and the trends continue to move toward less coverage, not more.  Telemedicine provides quick and easy access to quality health care […]

Top 5 Health Care Reform FAQs

Top 5 Health Care Reform FAQs                                                                                                    March 23 2016 10:35 AM https://www.hr360.com/ Common Questions and Answers for Employers and Group Health Plans This week marks the six-year anniversary […]

Louisiana Telemedicine Practice Rules: What Providers Need to Know

  Written by Nathaniel Lacktman Health Care Partner at Foley & Lardner Mar 21, 2016 Louisiana’s Board of Medical Examiners (the “Board”) enacted regulations in the fall amending the prior practice standards for telemedicine, the requirements for obtaining a telemedicine permit, and the rules on remote prescribing of controlled substances. The new rules explicitly state […]

Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

Written by Chad Schneider Mar 8, 2016 If you aren’t using a pricing strategy that is based on the real value you are providing your client, the answer is yes. With the onset of the ACA, clients are requiring more of their broker’s time, resources and advice on benefit planning and design…leaving benefits agencies to […]

IDENTITY THEFT PREMIUMS NOW EMPLOYER DEDUCTIBLE

Market LifeLock as Employer Paid Benefit!!!   The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has announced that it will treat identity theft protection as a non-taxable, non-reportable benefit that companies can offer – even when the company in question hasn’t experienced a data breach, and regardless of whether it is offered by an employer to employees, or by other […]

January NBP Newsletter 2016

Get all the latest information from National Benefit Partners in the  January 2016 Newsletter

6 reasons voluntary sales will flourish in 2016

    Dec 08, 2015 | By Katie Kuehner-Hebert   A great deal is happening in the voluntary benefits market, as more brokers and carriers enter the space, and employers realize supporting overall wellness—physical, emotional and financial—increases presenteeism and productivity. Eastbridge Consulting Group Inc. in Avon, Connecticut, projects that voluntary sales for 2015 will increase […]