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Group Planners Inc is proud to announce that our agency has been nominated asBest Insurance Agency on Long Island & Louis Bernardi has been nominated Best Agent!We'd like to THANK ALL OF OUR AMAZING CLIENTS!Please click HERE to Vote!     READ MORE >>

(SHRM)- Prior to each year's Medicare Part D annual enrollment period, plan sponsors that offer prescription drug coverage must provide notices of creditable or non-creditable coverage to Medicare-eligible individuals. The required notices may be provided in annual enrollment materials, separate mailings or electronically. READ MORE >>

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The House is expected to vote on the much anticipated Save American Workers Business Act (H.R. 3798) in the next few weeks.  The bill would amend the definition of a Full-time employee and suspend ACA penalties for Applicable Large Employers. READ MORE >>

An analysis by the Health Care Cost Institute puts an end to the argument that high utilization is a driving force behind the exorbitant health insurance premium increases.  It is simply the increasing cost of the care rather than the excess utilization.  In fact, utilization is down is just about all categories of care. READ MORE >>

While many employers continue to conduct annual open enrollment meeting the old fashioned way, others are finding success using online platforms to transform open enrollment.  According to a September 6, 2018 article on SHRM.com titled 'Online Platforms Transform Open Enrollment'. READ MORE >>

According to HealthPayerIntelligence (September 4, 2018) 86% of Consumers Blame Insurers for Surprise Healthcare Bills In the PPO/HMO model a surprise bill is one that is either declined because the services aren't covered by the plan or the provider isn't participating in the particular network the member has. READ MORE >>

Enabling Providers to Address the Opioid Epidemic with Telemedicine Posted on July 23, 2018 by mHealthIntelligence.com Whether abusing drugs for recreational purposes or developing a dependence on prescribed medications, this ever-growing population is struggling to survive—and the epidemic hasn’t gone unnoticed. READ MORE >>

A June 18, 2018 article on SHRM.org sites retaining talent (72%) as the #1 reason employers are enhancing benefits in 2018 followed by attracting new talent (58%).  At the same time, 75% of the employers surveyed stated that managing the cost of those benefits wasn't a priority. READ MORE >>

Epstein Becker Green (April 20, 2018) - The 2018-2019 New York State Budget (“Budget”), which was enacted on April 12, 2018, includes several new state laws concerning sexual harassment in the workplace that will affect both public and private employers. READ MORE >>

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