United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

Benefits Communication Critical to Talent Retention, Employee Engagement and Productivity: UBA Whitepaper

Posted by: Bill Olson    June 4, 2014 at 6:00 AM

United Benefit Advisors offers a “Business Case for Benefits Communications,” tools that are key to business success in the face of health care reform

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Topics: employee engagement, benefit communication, benefit consultants, benefit management, compliance with health care reform, employee health, group health insurance, healthcare consumerism, health plan compliance, health reimbursement account, insurance solutions, medical plan, HRA administration, talent retention

UBA Webinar: Making Benefits Communication and Cost Management a Priority

Posted by: Bill Olson    April 17, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Colonial Life and United Benefit Advisors Offer a Complimentary Webinar for HR Professionals

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Topics: benefit communication, benefit consultants, benefit management, compliance with health care reform, employee health, group health insurance, healthcare consumerism, health plan compliance, health reimbursement account, insurance solutions, medical plan, HRA administration

National Survey: Middle Market Employers See Twofold Increase in Wellness Programs in 2013

Posted by: Bill Olson    April 10, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Indianapolis, Ind., [April 10, 2014] -- Newly released survey data from United Benefit Advisors shows that 19.2% of the four most popular insurance plans (CDHP, PPO, HMO, POS), offer a wellness program, with CDHPs continuing to lead the trend with 26.9% offering such programs. The highest percentage of plans offering wellness programs came from employers with 1,000 or more employees (58.2%), however, middle market employers with 100 to199 employees increased their wellness offerings by approximately 12.5% in 2013­ -- double that of any other employer size subset. Surprisingly, employers with 1,000-plus employees decreased their wellness offerings by 0.7%.

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Topics: benefit communication, benefit consultants, benefit management, compliance with health care reform, employee health, group health insurance, healthcare consumerism, health plan compliance, health reimbursement account, insurance solutions, medical plan, HRA administration

United Benefit Advisors’ Matt Kistler Honored With Rising Stars in Advising Award

Posted by: Bill Olson    April 9, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Indianapolis, Ind. – [April 9, 2014] – United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits organization, today announced that Matt Kistler, vice president of business development, was awarded one of the “10 Rising Stars in Advising” by Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) magazine.  This award recognizes individuals who are in their 30s or younger and have already set themselves apart within the industry.

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Topics: UBA, UBA Partner Firms, benefit communication, benefit consultants, benefit management, compliance with health care reform, employee health, group health insurance, healthcare consumerism, health plan compliance, health reimbursement account, insurance solutions, medical plan, HRA administration

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes Innovative Cost Management Services (ICMS)

Posted by: Bill Olson    April 3, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Proven Firm Joins Network of Independent Employee Benefits Advisory Firms Spanning North America and Europe

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Topics: UBA, UBA Partner Firms, benefit communication, benefit consultants, benefit management, compliance with health care reform, employee health, group health insurance, healthcare consumerism, health plan compliance, health reimbursement account, insurance solutions, medical plan, HRA administration