Category Archives: Resources

  1. Healthcare Spending Hits Record High Despite Flat Rates of Utilization

    The average annual health care spending for individuals with employer-sponsored plans reached an all-time high of $5,641 in 2017. By Scott Wooldridge Health care spending in the U.S. continues to increase, a new study from the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) finds. Overall, per-person spending increased 4.2 percent in 2017, the report found. The average annual health care spending…

  2. Why mobile should be a part of your benefits communication strategy

    HR leaders still using breakroom posters, emailed memos or snail mail are missing the mark on communicating to a large percentage of their employee base. As many HR professionals can attest, communicating information such as benefits to employees can be a daunting task. Keeping up-to-date on ever-changing policies and regulations and helping employees understand what they all mean can be…

  3. Total comp statements: Should you show employees the big picture?

    While employers may have legitimate concerns about such initiatives, experts say the rewards outweigh the risks. Every pay period, your employees can look at their pay stub and see how much they’re earning. But do they see the whole picture? Pay stubs may contain standard employee information such as salary, bonuses, taxes and other deductions,…

  4. WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 12/17/18

    Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, and more. Make the WBD News Flash your go to reference for current events! In Grandma’s Stocking: An Apple Watch To Monitor Falls, Track Heart Rhythms For…

  5. WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 12/10/18

    Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, and more. Make the WBD News Flash your go to reference for current events! Silicon Valley’s Solutions To Elderly Care, Diabetes And…

  6. WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 12/03/18

    Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, and more. Make the WBD News Flash your go to reference for current events!​ How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation Satisfied employees…

  7. WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 11/12/18

    Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, and more. Make the WBD News Flash your go to reference for current events!​ Amazon adds to its list of HIPAA-eligible machine…

  8. WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 11/05/18

    Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, and more. Make the WBD News Flash your go to reference for current events!​ Does teamwork make the dream work? Effective teamwork is…

  9. WBD News Flash: Weekly industry highlights 10/29/18

    Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, and more. Make the WBD News Flash your go to reference for current events! Is your employee feedback and engagement a trick or…

  10. 5 Tips to Promote Open Enrollment

    Open enrollment will be here before you know it! From Baby Boomers to Millennials, everyone communicates differently. Employee engagement and empowerment continues to be a major focus for employers. Preparation and communication are key for a smooth, seamless, easy enrollment. Print Material Traditional communication can still be fun and exciting. Use postcards and posters to…