Handling Open Enrollment Efficiently and Effectively

By Cara Kahan, RFC®, CEO, Lang Financial Group According to the American Institute of CPAs, 80% of employees would keep a job with benefits before accepting one that offered more pay and zero benefits. But if employees don’t understand the benefits available to them and, as a result, bypass taking advantage of them, it’s like [...]

2020-10-12T14:29:49-05:00October 12th, 2020|

Why You Should Transition from a Fully-Insured to a Self-Funded Health Plan

By Stacy Kahan, CLU®, RFC ®, President, Lang Financial Group Employers in the United States provide healthcare benefits coverage to more than 140 million workers. Approximately 61% of them are covered under self-funded health plans. That number, according to a report by Statista, is up from 44% in 1999. Surprised? If so, you aren’t alone. [...]

2020-09-16T12:00:31-05:00September 16th, 2020|

Working From Home

As many of us start week 6 of our new normal, it is becoming imperative to support employees during this time when there are many unknowns. Our challenges, whether we are small businesses or large employers are all similar due to our limited resources and need to communicate in real time. Through all of our [...]

2020-04-27T15:33:44-05:00April 27th, 2020|

Finding the Right Balance for Cost Splitting between Employer & Employee on Benefits

Health costs continue to rise, and because of that, employees are putting greater weight in employers that bear more of the costs of health benefits.  So, one of the largest challenges companies face when choosing an employee benefits package -- other than the astronomical cost-- is deciding how much of that cost the company should [...]

2019-09-04T15:51:36-05:00September 4th, 2019|
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