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Tuesday, 31 October 2017 06:56

How do Your Benefits Stack Up?

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The Kaiser Family Foundation has released their 2017 Annual National Employer Benefits Survey. This survey compares employer-sponsored health benefits for private and nonfederal employers with three or more workers. Do you know how your current plans stack up to the competition? Fall River uses this Kaiser survey and other local…
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 18:59

HRIS Technology: To Digital Infinity and Beyond

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Habits are hard to kick and people are hesitant to change, but it’s no secret that HR functions are leaving the paper-based world and moving digital. Digital signatures, cloud computing and online benefits platforms are areas we are seeing most HR professionals gravitating towards. The major reasons we are seeing…
In a Twitter message on July 29th, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to end government payments to health insurers if Congress did not pass a new healthcare bill. Trump tweeted "If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will…
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 14:02

Finally, a Little Relief on Drug Trends

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According to an article released by Optum, recent data shows Hepatitis C medications are positively contributing to specialty drug trend reductions and achieving lasting clinical results. FDA approved medications for Hepatitis C, such as Sovaldi and Harvoni, started entering the market in 2013, and with great controversy. These medications have…
Thursday, 27 April 2017 08:22

Introducing an Online One-Stop HR Solution

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Fall River is excited to announce that our clients will now have complimentary access to HR360, a comprehensive online Human Resources portal designed to help you comply with employment and benefit laws in all 50 states. With HR360, you’ll find easy, step-by-step guidance on a broad range of laws and…
Employers are naturally concerned about their rising healthcare costs, and are always looking for ways to cope with this ongoing situation. While Fall River helps its clients create year-round strategies to address costs over the long term, some employers need some short term or one-time savings. 
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 08:36

What HR Topics Would you Like to Learn More About?

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At Fall River, we pride ourselves on bringing our clients valuable information pertaining to their benefits package and other aspects of their jobs. We are exploring options that will provide our clients with useful Human Resources information and assistance. To this end, we’d like your feedback on what HR topics…
In President-Elect Trump’s administration, changes to our healthcare landscape seem to be inevitable. Nominations for many prominent cabinet positions have already been made and will be considered by Congress starting in January. What should you expect? Here are the three nominees that we think will most impact you as an…
The largest increase for the individual market in Colorado, since the inception in 2014 of the Affordable Care Act Exchanges, will go into effect in 2017. Therefore, most small group insurance plans are now a better value than individual plans. As a result, some small businesses who dropped coverage to…
The annual Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Education Trust Employer Survey is always a great source of information about the trends in employer-sponsored health coverage. This year’s big conclusion is that while final premium increases were not that high, the average was markedly reduced by even more movement to cost-saving…
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