Category Archives: Individual Life & Health

Five Things You Should Do As Soon As Your Open Enrollment Is Done

For many, this time of year is one full of new changes and challenges.  And for a good majority of the population, this is also the season of open enrollment for benefits either through work or the individual space. Here are five quick, easy recommendations for things you can do quickly that will help make your life easier in 2022. 1. Locate local in-network pharmacies and urgent care locations We never know when something …

Holloway Benefit Concepts & Mineral Announcement (formerly known as ThinkHR)

We are very excited to announce an additional tool in our toolbelt to help clients fight the HR battles they face daily. Most of our clients are small and mid-size companies who do not have HR people on staff, and those that do, there’s only 1 or 2 HR people, and they tend to be spread pretty thin. Hopefully, this new resource that we are adding for FREE for all of our clients can …

Vision Insurance 101

One of the most affordable benefits that you can offer your employees is vision insurance. There are many variations when it comes to vision plan design, but the good news is that if you offer a vision plan and your employees use it as intended (hint, hint, they stay in-network), it will save them a good amount of money on their glasses or contacts or both. Most populations tend to have at least 40 …

New Year, New Outlook?

Hard to believe, as the last 18 months have been a complete blur for most of us, but 2021 is quickly coming to an end. We’ve seen the workforce in many industries almost completely shut down and then bounce back and dip again. With all of this craziness, just about every one of our business partners has openings they’d like to fill with the right person. It’s just tough to find people right now. …

Refresher on Underwritten
vs. Affordable Care Act Plans for Small Businesses

One of the things that we continue to educate employers on, nearly eight years after the ACA has gone into effect, are the different options available for purchasing health plans in small groups. As we approach the end of the year, many businesses have a January renewal date, so we want to remind everyone of the options and their differences. Unfortunately, even eight years after the ACA passed, many employers with less than fifty …