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  • The Lead - June 2017 Edition

    IN THIS ISSUE: June 2017 $2.8 Million in Savings SIIA Legislation Passes Alignment of Health and Wealth  WEX Health Award Deskercise BFF Program Highlight $2.8M in Savings, Plus Better Tracking and Compliance: See How Lifetime Benefit Solutions Helped a Large Insurance Carrier Tame its COBRA Costs. A national, diversified health care organization based on the east coast was confronting three issues with its internal COBRA department: 1. Its costs were unusually h Read More…

  • $2.8 Million in Savings

    $2.8M in Savings, Plus Better Tracking and Compliance: See How Lifetime Benefit Solutions Helped a Large Insurance Carrier Tame its COBRA Costs. A national, diversified health care organization based on the east coast was confronting three issues with its internal COBRA department: 1. Its costs were unusually high, due to an antiquated system that required manual processing; 2. Compliance issues were resulting in fines because the COBRA program was not being administered properly; 3. They Read More…

  • Alignment of Health and Wealth

    Alignment of Wealth and Health: The 401(k) and HSA As an independent third-party administrator (TPA), we are often asked by advisers to comment on emerging trends in the industry. One recent trend that is getting a significant amount of attention is the alignment of wealth and health - specifically 401(k) Plans and HSAs. How does this impact the role and opportunity for financial advisers? As an adviser in the retirement plan market, you have probably already noticed many of the leading 401 Read More…

  • Deskercise

    “Deskercise” If a mid-day slump starts to hit, try these easy and discreet workplace exercises for a quick pick-me-up! Desk Pushups – Place both hands on desk, walk feet back to 45 degrees, lower your body toward desk, and push yourself back up. Book Press - Take a heavy book and hold it overhead with both hands. Keep elbows forward, slowly lower the book behind head to 90 degrees, and raise it back up. Shoulder Blade Squeezes – Pretend to squeeze a pencil between your shoulder blades and Read More…

  • SIIA Legislation Passes

    SIIA Legislation Passes US House of Representatives After several years of broad SIIA advocacy efforts, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1304, the Self-Insurance Protection Act (SIPA), in April by a vote of 400 to 16. Sponsored by Dr. Phil Roe (R-TN) and promoted by SIIA and its members across the country, SIPA ensures that small- and mid-sized private sector employers, as well as smaller Taft-Hartley Plans and public sector entities, are able to continue to provide quality heal Read More…

  • WEX Health Award

    Lifetime Benefit Solutions Wins WEX Health Award Recently, Lifetime Benefit Solutions received a Partner award at the 2017 WEX Health Partner Conference, the third WEX Health Partner Award we’ve won since 2012. This year’s award recognized us for “evangelism.” Last year, Lifetime Benefit Solutions and WEX Health teamed up to spread the word about WEX’s systems and how we have utilized them to produce exceptional results. Throughout 2016, we assisted WEX with case studies, testimonials and re Read More…

  • BFF Program Highlight

    BFF Program Highlight: Want to put a little wag into your company’s wellness activities? Best Friends for Fitness (BFF) is a unique turnkey program for employers designed to drive new levels of employee participation, improve overall physical and mental wellbeing, boost morale and strengthen connections between the company, employees and the community. BFF is based on a four-legged approach to corporate wellness activity success: Easy to implement and customizable Fun, motivating and eng Read More…

  • The Lead - March 2017 Edition

    IN THIS ISSUE: March 2017 And the Survey Says... The Flu vs. The Vaccine Regulatory Update  Product Highlight: HSA Product Highlight: Telemedicine  ACA Update uberPOOL? uber cool And the Survey Says... Recently, Lifetime Benefit Solutions conducted a survey about compliance and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Among its major findings: Compliance and Preparedness: Overall, employers expressed a fairly high level of confidence regarding their compliance or level Read More…

  • And the Survey says...

    Recently, Lifetime Benefit Solutions conducted a survey about compliance and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Among its major findings: Compliance and Preparedness: Overall, employers expressed a fairly high level of confidence regarding their compliance or level of preparation relative to compliance with all current and upcoming regulations and reporting requirements. There was dissonance between employer and broker perceptions regarding preparedness. Only one-third of brokers somewhat agree Read More…

  • The Flu vs. The Vaccine

    The Flu Vs. The Vaccine Nice Try, Flu... The flu season is underway. But not to worry. This year, according to a review of tracking data by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, there is strong evidence that this year’s flu vaccine effectively targets the strain that is currently sweeping the state. “If you could play the lottery and know many of the winning numbers in advance, wouldn’t you go out of your way to get a ticket?” asked Matthew Bartels, M.D., Excellus BCBS chief medical officer for heal Read More…

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