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Web Benefits Design to Be Named Top 10 Employee Engagement Firms

Web Benefits Design to Be Named Top 10 Employee Engagement Firms

Web Benefits Design will be honored in an upcoming issue of HR Tech magazine as one of the nations leading Employee Engagement firms.“Employers are looking for personalized employee engagement”, says Bethany Schenk, founder and CEO of Web ...

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Walmart could be buying a massive health insurer

Walmart could be buying a massive health insurer

Walmart is in early talks to acquire health insurer Humana, The Wall Street Journal reports. With Humana’s $37 billion market cap, the deal would be Walmart’s biggest ever, surpassing its $10.8 billion Asda buy in 1999. The talks come as ...

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Web Benefits Design Announces New Website Template Options to Clients

Web Benefits Design Announces New Website Template Options to Clients

WBD announces new website template options to clients.  “Clients and consumers want options. They want personalization” says Bethany Schenk; President and CEO of Web Benefits Design.   “Our new platform enhancements offer ...

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Amazon is Making Moves in Health Care

Amazon is Making Moves in Health Care

As Amazon moves into health care, here’s what we know — and what we suspect — about its plansAmazon is already making moves in health care.It’s no longer speculation at this point.Here’s what the company’s hiring and ...

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Do Apple’s recent hospital deals signal industry shakeup ahead?

Do Apple’s recent hospital deals signal industry shakeup ahead?

In a recent opinion piece published by the Harvard Business Review, David Blumenthal, MD, who served as the National Coordinator for Health IT from 2009 to April 2011, writes that Apple’s recent pacts with big-name healthcare systems might ...

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IRS reduces HSA 2018 family contribution limit retroactive to Jan. 1, 2018

IRS reduces HSA 2018 family contribution limit retroactive to Jan. 1, 2018

On Monday, March 5, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued IRS Bulletin (2018-10), changing the Health Savings Account (HSA) 2018 family contribution limit to $6,850. The original 2018 limit had been set for $6,900 and is now ...

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Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued results from its IRS audit

Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued results from its IRS audit

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued results from its audit of the IRS’s implementation of key Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions.The ACA established several obligations affecting Applicable Large Employers ) ...

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Biz Talk Radio – Price of Business with Kevin Price and Bethany Schenk

Biz Talk Radio – Price of Business with Kevin Price and Bethany Schenk

Tune in to hear Price of Business talk show host Kevin Price discuss healthcare industry dynamics with Web Benefits Design President and CEO, Bethany Schenk.Discover how capitalism vs. big government can change the landscape of healthcare, and how ...

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Justice Department Requests More Information on CVS – Aetna Merger

Justice Department Requests More Information on CVS – Aetna Merger

 Trump administration regulators are not ready to sign off on CVS Health’s $69 billion deal to acquire Aetna. The Department of Justice asked the firms to provide more information on Thursday, just as the 30 day waiting ...

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Web Benefits Design + Endeavor Air Celebrating Years of Successful Partnership Together

Web Benefits Design + Endeavor Air Celebrating Years of Successful Partnership Together

WBD renews 10 year contract with Endeavor Air, celebrating years of successful partnership together.  Endeavor Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, is the world’s largest operator of Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft. Flying as ...

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