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Group Health Insurance

ACA Reporting Requirements

Staying in the know is a crucial component to running a successful business. Last week the U.S. Treasury and the IRS announced an ACA reporting requirements extension for distributing information to employees. While the IRS is prepared to receive documentation of health coverage by employers, because of feedback from businesses, the required deadlines to report…

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It’s Renewal Time

In 2015 100% of our clients received a reduction in their medical benefits rate. Yes, you read that right. Every single one of our clients, who are taking advantage of our cost saving program, The Open Solution saved money. That includes municipalities, Native American Tribes, private corporations and school districts. What if we were to…

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Cut the cost of your health insurance

It is health insurance renewal time again. You mull over a couple of options provided by your loyal and trusted broker. Once again your premiums are going up, and will need to make room in your budget for the increase. This pattern of increasing costs is only going to continue year after year. You ask…

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Phyllis Merrill Presents in San Diego to BenefitsCONNECT

Phyllis Merrill is excited about the opportunity to present at this year’s Benefit Technology Summit, sponsored by BenefitsCONNECT. She will be speaking on the topic of group medical benefits, “The Only Way To Pay Less For Health Care Is To Pay Less For Health Care,” where she will discuss how employer groups can take control…

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Phyllis Merrill Receives Award for Book Contribution

What is it about the material Phyllis Merrill contributed to Brian Tracy’s new book, “UNcommon: Common Sense but Uncommon Knowledge from ​Today’s ​Leading ​Entrepreneurs and ​P​rofessionals to ​Help ​You ​L​ead an ​Extraordinary ​Life of ​Health, ​Wealth and ​Success” that is creating so much recognition? “Phyllis is driven and energetic and brings a different type of…

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Who is on your side?

In the current group health insurance scenario, if you’re like most companies and organizations, it’s unlikely you have anybody sitting on your side of the table protecting your interests.  Consider that hospitals, doctors, insurance companies, pharmaceutical and medical device companies and even brokers are on the other side of the table from you while you…

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Are You Tired of Worrying About PPO Networks?

Are you tired of worrying about PPO networks and whether your employees’ doctors are a part of it?  Are you afraid to change insurance companies because they use a different network?  Do you really want to be in the position of making caregiver decisions for other people?  What if you could do away with this…

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Who’s Drinking Your Milkshake?

“How many businesses do you know that want to cut their revenues in half?  That’s why the health care industry won’t fix the health care industry.” – Rick Scott, Governor of Florida and formerly the CEO of Fortune 100 HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) Sounds about right doesn’t it? Think about the players in the…

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