Amwins Connect provides insightful articles that cover various topics as resources to brokers and agencies of all sizes within the Group Benefits industry. As a General Agency, Amwins Connect is always working hard to provide product knowledge and relevant health insurance information. This recap includes topics ranging from how the tight labor market is causing a need for companies to refocus to attract and retain employees, HSA best practices, CAHU is now CAHIP, and more.


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February 2022


Companies Need to Refocus to Attract and Retain Employees

In a tight labor market, executives are responding to employee demands for more competitive compensation and benefits, according to a PwC survey. For the most part, they have a good grasp of why employees are looking elsewhere.

Top 9 HSA Best Practices

To maximize the value of high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), employers can implement health savings account (HSA) best practices.  Click the link below to check out HSA tips from the National Pharmaceutical Council and Gallagher Research.




CAHU is now California Agents & Health Insurance Professionals (CAHIP). The management team of CAHIP remains unchanged as does their status under the NAHU umbrella. Many members agreed that the term “underwriter” was antiquated and often associated with denial of coverage. 



California Supplemental Paid Sick Leave - Effective January 1, 2022

California Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (CA SPSL) is back. On February 9, 2022, Governor Newsom signed the bill (SB 144) into law. It will be effective on February 19, but the leave time is retroactive to January 1, 2022.