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Read about leading practices in employee benefits.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:22

Frustrated with Your Healthcare Costs?

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Are you tired of seeing your benefit costs skyrocket year after year? Frustrated about having little or no control over the cost of healthcare? These frustrations make some employers worry about the future of their benefits package, and thus, their ability to attract and retain the right workers.
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 08:27

Benchmarking your Benefits

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Evaluating your current benefit plan with the intent to attract and retain top talent is more crucial than ever. Benchmarking gives employers a chance to compare their current plan and contribution strategy to that elusive “standard practice.” Fall River helps its clients understand how they stack up, and we will…
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:23

HR Responsibilities When an Employee Death Occurs

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One of the most difficult times for any business is following the death of an employee. Thinking ahead and being prepared for this unfortunate circumstance will help ease the burden.
One of the root causes of rising healthcare costs is that services are often delivered in more costly locations than needed. Anyone who has attended a Fall River enrollment meeting knows that we continually educate employees about how accessing care in the right place can save time and money. One…
Let’s face it, there’s much about the continued rising cost of health care that you don’t have much control over. You can’t change the medical needs of a premature baby on your health plan, or change the costly medical and prescription treatment needed for chronic conditions in your employee population.…
Traveling abroad for work can be an exciting experience but anything can happen while you're away from home. Losing your passport, malaria, auto accident, food poisoning – it's important to be prepared for any unexpected illness, injury or medical emergency. Unfortunately, most domestic medical plans reimburse after the fact for…
Have you ever experienced billing or invoice issues? Frustrated with people you already terminated still showing up on your bill? Look no further as your Fall River team is here to help! When processing eligibility changes such as enrollments, changes or terminations, you can follow these three simple steps to…
Friday, 29 May 2015 07:25

Staying out of Jail and the Poor House

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Mile High SHRM PDG featuring Kristen Russell and Dean HeizerThursday, June 25th, 3-5 pmCSU Downtown, 475 17th Street Suite 300, Denver, CO 80203 There are so many laws driving your practices regarding HR and Benefits, that it's getting tougher and tougher to keep track of them all. Yet with the…
We often talk to small and mid-sized employers about the advantages of a Partially Self Funded plan, which most large employers already use. These include the avoidance of most premium tax, more control over plan design, and access to data that you can use to lower future renewals. But two…
Sunday, 22 March 2015 18:00

Healthcare Cost Management Strategies

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Are you paying more and more for worse benefits? While some aspects of rising healthcare costs are driven by factors outside our control, there are MANY factors within our control, even for smaller employers. The problem is that the strategies used by many brokers aren’t sustainable. Learn how employers of…
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