14 11, 2018

Americans Are Not Happy with Their Health Insurance | Seattle Benefit Advisors

By | 2018-11-14T12:23:25+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Employees, Healthcare, Workplace|0 Comments

Consumers aren’t too wild about their health insurance companies, according to the latest evaluation from the American Customer Satisfaction Index. People protest Trump health care policies. Photo: David McNew/AFP/Getty Images How it works: The ACSI is based on interviews with about 250,000 people per year about different industries. It assigns a numerical score, between 0 [...]

7 11, 2018

5 Themes That Will Drive Healthcare Marketing In 2019 | Tacoma Benefit Advisors

By | 2018-11-12T14:24:29+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Healthcare|0 Comments

Healthcare companies are facing many of the same marketing challenges as the retail, banking, technology, and consumer package goods sectors. In the age of the consumer, the power dynamic has flipped. Today’s consumer has more information, more options, and more convenient alternatives to meet their needs than ever before―and they have it instantly, 24/7, on the [...]

1 11, 2018

Gary Gottlieb Is Bullish on Amazon in Health Care | Seattle Benefit Advisors

By | 2018-11-12T14:24:35+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Healthcare|0 Comments

Amazon's health-care ambitions shouldn't be underestimated, says industry veteran. Gary Gottlieb is in a prime spot to see how technology companies are shaking up health care. A trained psychiatrist who previously ran Partners Healthcare in Boston, one of the largest hospitals in the country, Gottlieb is currently CEO of Partners in Health, which focuses on [...]

29 10, 2018

Are You Ready for Election Day? | Seattle Benefit Advisors

By | 2018-10-29T12:08:34+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Employees, Employer, Workplace|0 Comments

Election Day is next Tuesday, November 6. Do you know what provisions, if any, you must make to accommodate your employees’ rights to vote? Time off for voting is not a federal requirement; however, 30 states have voting leave laws impacting the workplace. These state laws vary significantly. Not all leave is required to be [...]

25 10, 2018

8 Tips for Handling Tough Employee Conversations | Tacoma Benefit Advisors

By | 2018-10-25T10:12:55+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Co-workers, Employees, Employer, Healthcare, Workplace|0 Comments

We all get cold feet when it comes to addressing difficult issues with colleagues in the workplace. It’s stressful, and you just can’t help but think of all of the ways that a well-meaning conversation could go sideways. You worry about the longer-lasting effects of a damaged work relationship but know that you must correct [...]

23 10, 2018

Trump signs bills ending pharmacy gag clauses | Tacoma Benefit Advisors

By | 2018-11-12T14:24:45+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

President Donald Trump signed two bipartisan bills into law on Wednesday that would ban so-called gag clauses at the pharmacy counter. “Our great citizens deserve to know the lowest price available at our pharmacies, and now that is what they’ll be getting,” Trump said at a signing ceremony. The administration had previously warned insurers offering [...]

18 10, 2018

Looking Backward to Plan Forward | Seattle Benefit Advisors

By | 2018-10-18T13:03:55+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Employees, Employer, Healthcare, Open Enrollment|0 Comments

We have entered Open Enrollment season and that means you and everyone in your office are probably reading through enrollment guides and trying to decipher it all. As you begin your research into which plan to choose or even how much to contribute to your Health Savings Account (HSA), consider evaluating how you used your [...]

3 08, 2018

Preparation Aids Prevention | Tacoma Benefit Advisors

By | 2018-08-03T15:52:02+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Incidences of workplace violence are becoming more common and are all over the news. It’s not just high-profile headline cases that are a concern—it’s happening on a smaller scale in all kinds of businesses. Threats to workplaces can take many forms, from cyberbullying and workplace harassment to physical altercations and targeted violence. The Occupational Safety [...]