United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

Survey: PPO Deductibles Increase Fifty Percent in 2016, Employer Costs Remain Steady

Posted by: Bill Olson    August 23, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Employees Take On More Cost for Lower Coverage

The median in-network deductible on an employer-sponsored PPO health plan increased 50 percent, from $1,000 to $1,500 in 2016, yet employer costs remain steady, according to the newly released 2016 Health Plan Survey from United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s largest independent survey of employer-sponsored benefits. Despite these significant deductible increases, nearly half of all employees continue to enroll in PPO plans, finds UBA.

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Topics: Carol Taylor, Les McPhearson, UBA Health Plan Survey, D & S Agency, health care cost, health care deductibles

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes Paradigm Group as its Newest Partner Firm

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    August 2, 2016 at 9:18 AM

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome Paradigm Group as its newest Partner Firm. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, since 1996, Paradigm Group is an award-winning agency and Middle Tennessee’s largest independently owned employee benefits consultant and health insurance broker. Their mission is to help their clients stay competitive, compliant, and in command of their employee benefits and human resource programs.

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Topics: UBA Partner Firms, Les McPhearson, independent employee benefits advisors, Bob Levy, Paradigm Group