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It’s that time of the year again, when you get your end of summer bonus from your insurance carrier! About time they started returning some of those premiums you’ve been paying, right? I’m referring to the Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebate checks. These are the cryptic payments that employers receive, generally with very little explanation and virtually no breakdown or Read More

Health insurance represents a top three expenditure for the majority of businesses that offer the coverage. As such, it’s helpful to be able to put your business’s programs and costs in perspective. One of the best and most comprehensive reports on the state of employer-sponsored benefit programs is the Kaiser Family Foundations Employer Health Benefit Survey. Released annually, it represents Read More

Recently, the Trump Administration released final rules on an executive order signed in October 2017 that deals with association health plans. Ostensibly, this order attempts to lower the cost of health insurance for the self-employed and small businesses by allowing them to band together for the purchase of insurance. While this is a noble goal, it’s worth noting a few Read More

You’ve heard all the catchphrases and taglines and over-used superlatives. So have we. That’s why when we talk about our values, we keep things uncomplicated: Integrity. Professionalism. Competence. In other words: doing insurance right, doing it well and doing it smart. So, when we chose to join Accelerent in 2013, it was after a considerable amount of due diligence and soul-searching. Read More