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Generic and Brand-Name Prescriptions – Two Sides of the Same Pill? 

You know the feeling. You’re at the local pharmacy, dragging yourself through the aisles and staring down a rabbit hole of labels and discount stickers. All you want is a remedy for your runny nose, not a deep-dive into the slight pricing variations of over-the-counter cold medications. But that overwhelm hardly compares to the avalanche of dread you may feel

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Will Medical Marijuana Be Covered By Employee Health Plans?

As of 2022, 37 states (and Washington, DC) have legalized marijuana in some form. But the costs associated with medical marijuana are not covered by health insurance plans, even in states that have legalized weed. These facts seem at odds. If medical marijuana is legal in a state, and if a doctor recommends medical marijuana for a patient, why can’t

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Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Employer Contributions? 

Considering the COVID-19 pandemic’s massive impact on the workforce, a more robust benefits package is not a matter of if, but what. As in, what changes should employers make to benefits packages to retain employees and attract high-quality talent? For 2022, you’ll want to explore your many options to bolster your current benefits — and give your company the competitive

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How Do Employers Prioritize Workforce Wellness?

If COVID-19 has reinforced any maxim, it’s this: personal health and wellness is the cornerstone of longevity and livelihood. While the lines have blurred between work and home, the need for comprehensive healthcare — and affordable plans that cover it — has become remarkably clear. How will you, the employer, take action to prioritize this need for robust employee benefits options?  Personalized

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Employers Conflicted about Re-Opening Business during Rise of COVID-19 Pandemic Case Numbers

While city, county and state governments rush to reopen the economy in an attempt to lessen the financial damage caused by the months of quarantine closures, many business owners remain conflicted and confused about how to move forward in the midst of a continuing crisis that has no end in sight. Despite being given the government’s authorization to do so,

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How To Make Sense Of Your Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

Say you visit your doctor for an annual check-up, or you head to urgent care for a neck strain. Every time you visit your doctor, hospital, urgent care, or other healthcare provider, you’ll receive an “Explanation of Benefits” in the mail. But don’t grab your check or credit card yet — this Explanation of Benefits (EOB) is not a bill.

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How Healthcare Fraud Costs Us All

It takes a village to maintain your health insurance coverage. That village includes the health insurance company in charge of your plan, the network of doctors and hospitals that manage your care, the employer who might offer you group coverage, and the state and federal governments that provide mandatory benefits and possible tax credits to you and your employer. And

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