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the ideal open enrollment timeline

By Barrow Group Staff / October 06, 2021
The most successful open enrollment campaigns start engaging employees months before enrollment begins. That means organizations should review their offerings sooner rather than later so there's ample time to develop and execute a successful campaign. Use this general timeline ...
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Topics: open enrollment, open enrollment timeline

Ten Open enrollment terms you should know!!

By Barrow Group Staff / August 30, 2021
Open enrollment can be a hectic time, so it’s important you fully understand the terms used in your benefit descriptions. For instance, is a lower deductible the same as a lower premium? Not knowing the answer to these kinds of questions during enrollment could cost you later in ...
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strategies for a successful virtual open enrollment

By Barrow Group Staff / November 02, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected virtually every organization within every industry. Your clients may be struggling with government mandated closures, reduced staffing, halted revenue or any number of detrimental situations. All these challenges can pile on and distract from ...
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Topics: open enrollment, Virtual-Open-Enrollment, Benefits-Enrollment, Online-Enrollment, Enrollment-Instructions

5 Strategies for reducing health benefits costs in 2021

By Barrow Group Staff / September 18, 2020
Health benefits costs are almost certainly going to rise in 2021. They’ve been trending upward for years—over 50% in the last decade, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation—and the current state of economic uncertainty over COVID-19 won’t slow things down. Realistically, ...
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Topics: health care, employee benefits, open enrollment, health-insurance-costs

the 2021 open enrollment checklist is here

By Barrow Group Staff / September 02, 2020
2021 Open Enrollment Checklist To prepare for open enrollment, group health plan sponsors should be aware of the legal changes affecting the design and administration of their plans for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2021. Employers should review their plan documents ...
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Topics: employee benefits, open enrollment, Open-Enrollment-Checklist-2021, ACA-Affordability-Standards, FSA-Contributions, HSA-Contribution-Limits

preparing for an unprecedented open enrollment

By Barrow Group Staff / August 19, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, benefits, open enrollment, Open-Enrollment-Trends-2020

Workplace Wellness Programs – ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA

By Barrow Group Staff / November 06, 2019
  HIGHLIGHTS Applicable Laws...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits, open enrollment

Benefits Insights: Life Event Quick Reference Guide

By Barrow Group Staff / October 15, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, human resources, employee benefits, open enrollment

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