United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

Whitepapers: Making Wellness Programs Work, from United Benefit Advisors

Posted by: Bill Olson    September 8, 2016 at 12:09 PM

UBA Announces New Resources for Employers Covering the Latest Trends and Legal Requirements for Wellness Programs

Two-thirds of employers believe that good benefits increase employee productivity, according to the 2016 United Benefit Advisors Benefits Opinion Survey of employers. Given the ever increasing cost of health care, UBA finds that one of the best long-term cost-containment strategies available to employers today is an effective wellness program that strives to keep low-risk individuals from becoming high-risk, and helps high-risk individuals reduce their need for medical services.

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Topics: wellness, wellness programs, Les McPhearson, white paper, Travis Horne, Borislow Insurance

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

United Benefit Advisors Launches Private Exchange Marketplace for Large Group Employers

Posted by: Bill Olson    October 31, 2013 at 10:24 AM

Available exclusively through UBA partner firms, Benefits Passport® supports major carriers, provides employer-defined level contributions and includes a U.S.-based advocacy center. 

Indianapolis, Ind., [Oct. 31, 2013] - United Benefit Advisors® (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, today announces the launch of Benefits Passport, a private insurance exchange marketplace exclusive to UBA Partner Firms. Based on a defined contribution model, Benefits Passport will serve large group employers (more than 50 employees) and provide a full suite of services such as online enrollment, an employee contact center, accounting, payroll deduction reporting and billing. Benefits Passport is an open source program that can support all major insurance carriers as well as any carrier with a standard data feed. Benefits Passport is an affordable insurance option to help employers reduce costs, increase efficiency, simplify administration and provide exceptional value to employees in the face of health care reform.

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Topics: wellness, health insurance, health insurance exchanges, ACA, private insurance exchange, health marketplace, UBA, employee benefits, UBA Partner Firms, Thomas Mangan

United Benefit Advisors to Sponsor Webinars on Wellness Program Strategies and Related PPACA Regulations

Posted by: Bill Olson    August 20, 2013 at 11:23 AM

Understand the connection between employee productivity and health and how to ensure wellness initiatives are PPACA-compliant in two upcoming Unum webinars

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Topics: employee engagement, HR webinars, employee communication, wellness, UBA, hr consulting, health care reform, HR compliance, Thomas Mangan