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8 Affordable Ways to Give Back

8 Affordable Ways to Give Back

Giving back doesn’t mean giving all your money. In fact, there are so many ways we can pay-it-forward without really paying at all! However, if you decide to spend money or offer your time, giving back is a win-win for yourself and those in need. There are lots of ways to get involved in your local community without spending any money, and we have created a list of eight ideas to help make your town a better place, and you have a happier heart.

1. Make Extra Desserts

When you and your family are...

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Helping Your Employees Make the Best of Their Benefits

Helping Your Employees Make the Best of Their Benefits

Open enrollment is a confusing time for your employees. They’re lost, dazed, and confused, trying to make heads and tails of which account covers what and how much money they’ll be out of pocket every paycheck for their elections.

You and I both know the critical role tax-advantaged savings accounts play in making healthcare more affordable for employees. Still, employees don’t always recognize the potential cost savings associated with them until presented with real numbers.

Here’s why this is important:

The estimated cost of health insurance for...

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5 Ways to Stay HIPAA Compliant

5 Ways to Stay HIPAA Compliant

If you follow any of our social media, keep up with healthcare news, or watch any type of news broadcast, you have heard about HIPAA and the importance of staying compliant. If not, here is a brief run-down of what every company should know about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act:

HIPAA Privacy Rule is a set of federal standards to protect the privacy of health information. The privacy rules provide patients with the right to access their records. The HIPAA Security Rule establishes national standards for the security of electronic protected health information (ePHI).  ...

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What is an FSA, exactly?

What is an FSA, exactly?

AHHHH!!! Here we go again with the confusing acronyms! Yes, we get it: this stuff is complicated, especially living in a fast-paced world where we barely have the time to check our voicemails. Forget about answering them! So, let's start, as we usually do, with a definition.

FSA, or Flexible Spending Account, is set-up through employers and can be used for medical expenses, dental care, and vision care. The employee decides how much to contribute for the year, and that amount is deducted from the employee's pay over 12 months before...

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