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With the proposal of lowering the Medicare eligibility age to 60, cost-savings projections are lower, according to an analysis by the Peterson Center on Healthcare and the Kaiser Family Foundation.
isolved, a human capital management company, surveyed full-time employees to learn about their expectations for benefits programs and platforms. At the top of the wish lists are better enrollment technologies, more customizable benefits packages, a bigger variety of benefits, and cost analysis for benefits plans.
Despite a shaky economy, 75% of small employers are keeping or growing their benefits in 2021, according to a Unum survey. Thirty-six percent of small businesses plan to hire new employees, and 20% plan to increase the employer portion of premiums paid.
In some regions, America is reaching the COVID-19 vaccine wall as supply outpaces demand. So health insurance providers are helping improve vaccine uptake, according to a survey by America's Health Insurance Plans.
The pandemic has driven businesses to prioritize limiting costs, getting better service, and having more options. Fifty percent of businesses that have not changed brokers in the past 12 months would consider switching to a broker who offered better service.
Starting on June 2, 2021, advertisers in the United States must be certified by G2 as a provider of health insurance before they can advertise on Google.