Blog Posts in 2015

Why choose a PEO (Professional Employer Organization)?

First you might be asking yourself what is a PEO? Also known as a Professional Employer Organization or Professional Employment Organization, a PEO is a service that allows employers to outsource ...
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Faison Group made preferred partner by ADP TotalSource

Faison Group has become one of only two preferred ADP TotalSource Providers in South Florida. We have always brokered ADP’s Workforce Now product, but are proud to partner with ADP to offer even ...
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Why a local insurance broker is a better broker.

If you’ve been considering a move to Zenefits, you may want to ask yourself what you expect from your insurance broker. Are you looking for a trusted advisor that provides a high level of ...
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Double Digit Increases are Expected in 2016

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has reformed the rating practices of health insurance carriers in the individual and small group markets by limiting the factors that can affect premium rates. So what ...
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Using Technology for HR Communications

In today’s society, technology is just part of the landscape. It permeates almost every aspect of life, from communication with family, friends and colleagues to managing life’s daily ...
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6 Tips for Getting Through Renewal

It’s group health insurance renewal time and we know what that means… busy season! Here are some tips on how to get through this benefits renewal stress-free. 1. Start early. To make the ...
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What role can technology play in group health insurance renewal?

With the shift from full-coverage health plans to high deductible group health plans, the need for making well-informed decisions as an employee is more important than ever. One-on-one meetings may ...
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Renewal Date November or December? You Should Be Renewing Now

Most businesses moved their health benefit renewal dates to the fourth quarter in 2013 to avoid price increases coinciding with legislative changes to the Affordable Care Act. The result is an ...
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The 5 Reasons You Might Choose Level Funding

Level funding isn’t for every group health insurance plan, but if it works for your business, it could mean a substantial savings in health care costs. With increases expected in 2016 and ...
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10 Things Your Benefits Broker Should Be Doing

In the world of small business health insurance, there are many different players – group health insurance providers, agents, brokers, carrier representatives – the list goes on. So what ...
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How does the flu affect your company's bottom line?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the flu costs the U.S. a total of $10.4 billion dollars in direct medical costs each year. On average, an estimated $700 dollars is spent per employee who ...
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EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on the ADA and Wellness Programs

The long-awaited proposed rule would provide much needed guidance for employers on how to structure employee wellness programs without violating the ADA. Most importantly, the proposed rule addresses ...
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New Exchange Special Enrollment Periods for 2015

On Feb. 20, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance providing a special enrollment period (SEP) for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in ...
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