The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things about daily life. One of the biggest changes has been the increase in employees working from home. Some people thrive while working at home; others struggle to stay productive. At home there may be more distractions for some, or less distractions for others. Some employees may have their own home office with a closing door, while others are doing their best to work in a bedroom or at the dining room table. If the kids are at home instead of school, that’s another potential difficulty.
As a business owner who employs others, benefits are an important consideration. You are required to offer some benefits by federal and state law in certain situations, but others are perks that can improve employee satisfaction and help you to attract talent.
Are you wondering, “What is gap health insurance?”
You may know a deductible is the amount you pay out of your own picket for covered health care services before your insurance plan starts to pay. Read more
Employer benefits are one of the biggest considerations for employees and job hunters. Many of the most satisfied employees have cited benefits as the top reason for their satisfaction and one of the biggest reasons they accepted the job in the first place. Many workers are even willing to accept a lower salary in exchange for an excellent benefits package.
Companies with 5-50 employees can save thousands on Group Benefits from now until 12/1/2020.
Have a birthday coming up? Whether you’re turning 65 or not, you may be getting ready to retire at whatever age is right for you. Only you can decide when it’s time to retire, and part of the preparation involves getting your financial situation in order so that when you want to retire, you can afford to do so.
Are there really Medicare excess charges? Understanding what they are and what you can do about them.
Medicare is a program run by the federal government. It provides health insurance for over 44 million Americans, many of whom might not otherwise have access to insurance and healthcare. The largest group of Medicare enrollees are people age 65 or older, followed by people with disabilities who receive Social Security Insurance, and individuals suffering from End-Stage Renal Disease who require dialysis or a kidney transplant.
Costs waived whether care is virtual, in a doctor’s office or hospital
LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana (NYSE: HUM), a national health care company, has announced it is waiving consumer costs for treatment related to COVID-19-covered services. The company previously announced that it would cover out-of-pocket costs related to coronavirus testing. Now, costs related to subsequent treatment for COVID-19—including inpatient hospital admissions— will be waived for enrollees of Medicare Advantage plans, fully insured commercial members, Medicare Supplement and Medicaid.Read more
Happy Birthday! Turning 65 is a monumental birthday for many reasons. You can start taking advantage of the senior discount at restaurants and senior admission to museums and other venues. There are also perks like Medicare and tax breaks. If you recently turned 65 or will soon, this is the ultimate guide to get the most out of your age.