United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

Average Worker’s Health Care Costs Increased Due to Out-of-Pocket Expenses; Families Hit Hardest, Nation’s Largest Benchmarking Survey Finds

Posted by: Bill Olson    August 29, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Employers picked up more of individual premiums, but less of families’ premiums, in 2013, and decreased in-network coverage for both

Indianapolis, IN, [August 29, 2013] ⎯ Employers covered 18 percent more of a single employee’s health insurance premium, or $934 per employee, this year, but asked employees with dependents to pick up 3 percent more of the family premium, $492 on average, according to the 2013 UBA Health Plan Survey, the nation’s largest independent benefits benchmarking survey, released today. The average worker, however, saw an overall increase in health care cost due to rising out-of-pocket costs, including higher in-network deductibles, in-network co-insurance, and significantly higher out-of-pocket maximums.

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Topics: health plan survey, health care costs, health insurance, UBA, employee benefits, health care reform, health care, Thomas Mangan

United Benefit Advisors to Sponsor Webinars on Wellness Program Strategies and Related PPACA Regulations

Posted by: Bill Olson    August 20, 2013 at 11:23 AM

Understand the connection between employee productivity and health and how to ensure wellness initiatives are PPACA-compliant in two upcoming Unum webinars

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Topics: employee engagement, HR webinars, employee communication, wellness, UBA, hr consulting, health care reform, HR compliance, Thomas Mangan

United Benefit Advisors Launches News Center Online

Posted by: Bill Olson    August 6, 2013 at 6:00 AM

 In response to increasing demand, News Center serves as media resource

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Topics: compliance, UBA, employee benefits, health care reform, UBA Partner Firms, Thomas Mangan