United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

UBA: Updated White Paper Shows Employers How to Prepare For and Handle U.S. Department of Labor Audits

Posted by: Bill Olson    April 13, 2016 at 9:41 AM

The Complexities of an Audit from the DOL Necessitate the Urgency for Employers to Have a Reference Guide In Hand.

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, today announces the release of its updated white paper, “Don’t Roll the Dice on Department of Labor Audits,” a resource to guide employers through the process of an audit from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Gleaned from DOL audit experts with years of experience, the revised white paper for 2016 includes new and valuable information about:

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Topics: Department of Labor, Audit, Don't Roll the Dice on Department of Labor Audits

UBA: Small Businesses See Big Hikes in Health Plan Costs

Posted by: Bill Olson    April 7, 2016 at 6:00 AM

New Survey Data Reveals Health Plan Costs, Options by State and Industry

Health insurance premium renewal rates increased an average of 6.2 percent for all plans in 2015, up from the previous year’s 5.6 percent increase, according to new survey data released from United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization. Small businesses with fewer than 25 employees, which account for five million U.S. employers, were hit the hardest, finds UBA.

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Topics: health insurance premiums, health plan benchmarking, health plan cost trends, UBA Health Plan Survey