Employee Benefits

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Trends and Tips for Voluntary Benefits

Voluntary benefits are becoming more relevant and popular than ever. As consumer-driven plans become more prevalent, consumers may experience higher out-of-pocket costs. That’s where voluntary benefits can come to the rescue. Employees can voluntarily sign up, enjoy group rates and have premiums deducted from their paychecks before taxes (Section 125).

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The Value of a Trusted Insurance Carrier During an M&A

Businesses considering a merger or acquisition (M&A) invest hundreds of hours reviewing the partnership opportunity. Often these potential deals must be consummated within several months of the initial discussion. According to national business experts, issues and problems often arise with employee benefits, which, if not addressed correctly, can cause an M&A to fall apart.

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Enjoy Employee Benefits Without the Administrative Work

With ASO, the employer (policyholder) is responsible for the cost of dental, vision and hearing plan claims and assumes the financial risk, which helps lower their overall costs. Ameritas assumes responsibility for servicing and processing the claims, including the actuarial and underwriting services, plan materials and descriptions, and bills employers for the administrative costs.

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