United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

UBA Announces 2014 “UBBIE” Award Winners

Posted by: Bill Olson    August 26, 2014 at 9:01 AM

Indianapolis, Indiana [August 25, 2014] -- United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits organization, has announced the winners of its annual “UBBIE” Awards (pronounced you-bee) for 2014. The UBA UBBIE Awards celebrate people and organizations who exemplify the UBA spirit of “Shared Wisdom. Powerful Results.®” and recognize innovation, quality of work, professionalism, and contributions to programs that enhance business practices for the greater good of the entire organization. Award recipients must contribute to the development of resources and education necessary to help employers effectively manage their employee benefits and assist in the recruitment and retention of the best people. The award honors Partner Firms, Principals, agency staff, Strategic Partners, and UBA staff who have demonstrated significant achievements toward their involvement with UBA. An UBBIE award is the highest recognition within the UBA organization.

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Topics: health insurance exchanges, private insurance exchange, health marketplace, employee wellness, PPACA, retirement, small group employers, 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, self funded health plans, Group health plans, small business

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes New Partner Firm Sihle Insurance Group

Posted by: Bill Olson    August 22, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Top-Ranked Agency Joins Top-Ranked Network of Independent Employee Benefits Advisory Firms

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Topics: health insurance exchanges, private insurance exchange, health marketplace, employee wellness, PPACA, retirement, small group employers, 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, self funded health plans, Group health plans, small business

Industry Leader Les McPhearson Joins United Benefit Advisors as New Chief Executive Officer

Posted by: Bill Olson    July 23, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Sees Opportune Time to Create Additional and Ongoing Value for Partners

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Topics: health insurance exchanges, private insurance exchange, health marketplace, employee wellness, PPACA, retirement, small group employers, 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, self funded health plans, Group health plans, small business

HSAs More Popular than HRAs Among Small to Mid-Size Employers and Employees

Posted by: Bill Olson    July 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM

UBA Survey Finds HSAs Outpace HRAs in Adoption and Participation Rates 

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Topics: health insurance exchanges, private insurance exchange, health marketplace, employee wellness, PPACA, retirement, small group employers, 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, self funded health plans, Group health plans, small business, health reimbursement arrangements, health savings accounts, HRA, HSA

UBA Webinar: Curbing FMLA Abuse

Posted by: Bill Olson    July 10, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Unum and United Benefit Advisors offer Webinar on Top FMLA Mistakes and Suggested Best Practices 

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Topics: FMLA, health insurance exchanges, private insurance exchange, health marketplace, employee wellness, PPACA, retirement, small group employers, 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, self funded health plans, Group health plans, small business, family medical leave, leave of absence, fmla abuse