Archive: Employee Benefits Strategy

  • February 1, 2024

    Benefits Basics: Bereavement Leave

    Looking for guidance on supporting employees as they go through times of grief? This post covers what you need to know about building a bereavement leave policy.

  • January 30, 2024

    City Sees Significant Savings After Apex Renewal Negotiation

    City government with 500 employees sees cost increase transformed to savings after Apex’s renewal negotiation with the stop-loss carrier. A 20% cost increase instead becomes over $500,000 in savings.

  • January 25, 2024

    The Importance of Preventive Care

    Why do preventive services matter? Not only do they cut off health issues early, but they can save you money and improve quality of life.

  • January 19, 2024

    Apex is Now a SHRM Recertification Provider

    As a SHRM recertification provider, Apex is now positioned to offer professional development credits for its programs that align with the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™.

  • January 18, 2024

    Benefits Basics: Coinsurance

    Coinsurance can get confusing. What is it? When does it apply? Let’s break down everything you need to know about the basics of coinsurance.

  • January 11, 2024

    Benefits Basics: Understanding Deductibles, Co-pays and More

    Benefits terms can get confusing. Here are the basics you need to know when it comes to understanding deductibles, copays and other terms.

  • January 4, 2024

    What to Do When Employees Miss Open Enrollment

    Open enrollment can be stressful, and sometimes employees miss the deadline. What are your legal obligations? What options do employees have? Here is what you have to do when employees miss open enrollment.

  • December 12, 2023

    Health Care Cost Trends for 2024

    Health care costs are on the rise. We are breaking down three health care cost trends for 2024 and how employers can mitigate their financial risk.

  • November 27, 2023

    Addressing Resume Gaps Due to Caregiving

    As you navigate your career path, things will not always be linear. Here are a few simple ways to address resume gaps due to caregiving.

  • October 13, 2023

    What Is Data-driven Benefits Strategy

    Access to data is important, but it is only half of the recipe for building a data-driven benefits strategy. Once you have data, you need the right team in place to transform data into insight.

  • September 21, 2023

    What Is a Peer Review?

    A zero disruption, no obligation Peer Review can provide you with the peace of mind that you are doing your very best to leverage a finite budget to deliver the best benefits program for the greatest return.

  • August 10, 2023

    Three Critical Questions for your Broker

    Benefits are critical to your business outcomes and people. You can create cost savings while simultaneously enhancing outcomes for your people. Hold your broker to a higher standard with these three questions.

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