United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

UBA: New Study Highlights Trends in Ancillary Benefits by Employer Size, Region, Industry

Posted by: Bill Olson    March 27, 2013 at 12:47 PM

Ancillary Benefits Predicted to Be a Greater Differentiator in 2013

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Topics: ancillary benefits, long term disability, employee benefits, hr consulting, health care reform

United Benefit Advisors Webinar: Private Lessons from The Public Sector, Strategies for Controlling Health Care Cost

Posted by: Bill Olson    March 22, 2013 at 5:00 AM

Public Sector employers face incredible pressure to contain their employees’ health care costs – learn the innovative approaches they use to meet this challenge

Indianapolis, IN, March 22, 2013 – For public sector employers, which are accountable to taxpayers, it’s essential -- if not required -- that they develop an effective strategy to manage employee benefits. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) -- an organization of more than 17,000 financial administrators across the country -- teamed up with Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company to conduct a research study on health care cost management strategies that could benefit both the public and private sectors. The results of that study are being shared in the webinar, “Lessons in Cost Management From the Public Sector: What Organizations of All Types Can Learn” on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 2  – 3 p.m. ET, hosted by Colonial Life and United Benefit Advisors (UBA). To receive the $149 discount for this webinar, enter the code UBACL when registering.

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Topics: HR webinars, employee communication, health care costs, health insurance, employee benefits, hr consulting, health care

United Benefit Advisors Names Director of Partner Relations

Posted by: Bill Olson    March 7, 2013 at 9:01 AM

New position will equip organization’s employee benefits advisory firms with top tools and services to assist nearly 36,000 employers

[INDIANAPOLIS, IN.] March 7, 2013 – United Benefit Advisors, (UBA) the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, announced today that Matthew Kistler will join the organization in a new role as Director of Partner Relations.

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Topics: health plan survey, employee benefits, health care reform, Thomas Mangan

High-Deductibles Drive Health Plan Costs and Consumer Behavior, Regardless of Plan Type, Nation’s Largest Independent Survey Finds

Posted by: Bill Olson    March 6, 2013 at 8:23 AM

PPOs Still Dominate Market and Cost Employers Less than CDHPs on Average

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Topics: health care costs, health insurance, employee benefits, hr consulting, health care reform, health care, CDHPs, HDHPs