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Providing affordable health care has been a hot-button political issue for decades. Many Americans could not afford costs for regular checkups and other preventive health options because they didn’t have health insurance. The lack of insurance became increasingly critical as uninsured patients jammed emergency rooms and clinics. These facilities absorbed the extra cost of treatment, stretching already-strained budgets and increasing health insurance costs for others.[…] Continue Reading »
The world can be a dangerous place, and no one is invulnerable against an unexpected injury or illness. Unfortunately, many workers don’t take measures to ensure that they can cope financially in the event that they can’t work for several months or longer. For some, gaining peace of mind is simply a matter of having a conversation with their human resources department to learn about the disability insurance available.[…] Continue Reading »
This guest post is by Janet McNichol, human resources director at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is passionate about health and wellness and blogs about her experience managing ASHA’s program at Inside Workplace Wellness. Connect with her on LinkedIn or Twitter at @jmcnichol.
Guardian has provided our health insurance coverage since 2004. We have been happy with them, but we’re hearing rumors that they are getting out of the health insurance business and we certainly don’t want to be the last ones on a sinking ship. We worked with our broker, Mark Sager at Alliant, to put our health insurance out for bid this year.[…] Continue Reading »