United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

UBA Health Plan Survey: Best and Worst States for Group Health Insurance

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    January 26, 2017 at 9:30 AM

United Benefit Advisors Announces Top 5 Best and Worst States for Group Health Care Costs

Employer-sponsored health insurance is greatly affected by geographic region, industry, and employer size. While some cost trends have been fairly consistent since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was put in place, United Benefit Advisors (UBA) finds several surprises in their 2016 Health Plan Survey.

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Topics: health care costs, Group health plans, Les McPhearson, UBA Health Plan Survey, employer-sponsored health insurance, health care benchmarking, industry benefit cost trends

UBA Webinar: Keeping Up with PPACA

Posted by: Bill Olson    December 4, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Educating Employers on the Latest PPACA Requirements and Compliance Deadlines

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Topics: HR webinars, health care costs, health insurance, health insurance exchanges, ACA, employee benefits, health care reform, PPACA

United Benefit Advisors Adds Wellness Inc. to Portfolio of Best-In-Class Products

Posted by: Bill Olson    December 3, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Program to complement suite of wellness solutions that help employers educate employees and manage health care costs

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Topics: wellness, health care costs, UBA, employee benefits, hr consulting, health care, wellness programs

New Private, National Health Insurance Exchange Targets Small Group Employers

Posted by: Bill Olson    November 5, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Offered Exclusively through United Benefit Advisors Partner Firms, benefitbay™ is a First-of-Its Kind, Defined-Contribution Solution Serving the Small Business Market

Indianapolis, Ind., [Nov. 5, 2013] - United Benefit Advisors, the nation’s leading independent employee benefits organization, today announced the launch of benefitbay™, the second private exchange solution offered through UBA’s Exchange Marketplace. benefitbay™ is an online platform that allows employers with 50 or fewer employees – which account for 96 percent of all U.S. businesses -- to offer their workers the advantages of large group medical and ancillary insurance benefits with a wide choice of carriers, while allowing subsidy-eligible employees to go to government exchanges. Employers benefit from fixed costs, known as defined contributions, by choosing how much they will contribute­ -- a strategy gaining popularity for its ability to control benefits expenses through fixed costs.

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Topics: ancillary benefits, health care costs, health insurance, health insurance exchanges, ACA, health insurance premiums, employee benefits, health care reform, PPACA

UBA and UNUM to Host Webinar on Health Benefits Strategies for a New Era

Posted by: Bill Olson    October 25, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Course examines the impact of key economic, regulatory and marketplace challenges facing employers 

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Topics: employee engagement, HR webinars, health care costs, health insurance, UBA, employee benefits, health care reform, health care, HR compliance