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Can a wellness program work?

How many employees take advantage of their wellness plans? 

Does your workplace offer a wellness program? The likelihood is close to flipping a coin - about half of U.S. employers offer them. Out of these, 80% of employer wellness programs screen their employees for health risk. Most plans also offer:

Tags: employee benefits, IPMG News, wellness, health insurance

Posted by Guy Clifton, Founder of ACTIN Care Groups on Apr 4, 2023 3:57:42 PM
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ACTIN Beats Private Insurance Price Inflation

What can we see when we compare price increases for employer-sponsored health care versus Medicare? And how does ACTIN Care stack up?

Employer-sponsored health care 

For the 5-year period from 2014 to 2018, employer-sponsored health care spending increased 18%. During this same period, inflation increased at 7% (Healthcare Cost Institute, 2018 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Report). After adjusting for inflation, prices accounted for three-quarters of the overall cost growth. The prices that employer-sponsored plans paid for healthcare services, when looking at cost (the product of the price paid per unit of service and the number of units of the service), grew at twice the rate of inflation

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Posted by Guy Clifton, Founder of ACTIN Care Groups on Mar 8, 2023 9:33:59 AM
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The Employee Benefits You Need to Highlight During Recruitment

After a year of hiring freezes and layoffs, demands for employment are sky-rocketing. If your company is currently recruiting new hires, you might be feeling pretty confident about your chances of attracting great talent.

Tags: employee benefits, family planning, ebs, recruitment, retirement, health insurance

Posted by The IPMG Team on May 24, 2021 4:16:52 PM
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IPMG’s New Employee Benefits Services Website is Here

For over 20 years, IPMG has worked with employers, brokers and third-party agents to create safe, healthy work environments. While we work in several sectors of insurance management, we have always been especially passionate about helping our clients successfully navigate employee benefits.

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Posted by The IPMG Team on Apr 12, 2021 8:00:00 AM
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2021 Remote Work Obstacles: Our Top Tips for Brokers

To put it mildly, this year has demanded a lot from your clients.

Above all, many have had to pivot to remote work quickly. While this was a necessary change, it was also a rather jarring one, taking a physical and mental toll on employees.

Tags: employee benefits

Posted by The IPMG Team on Jan 6, 2021 4:27:30 PM
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Employee Benefits in 2021: Our Latest Predictions

Change is on everyone’s mind. The last year has been a wakeup call for many employees and employers alike, and we will see this reflected as each set their benefits plans for the year ahead.

Tags: employee benefits, ebs, 2021

Posted by The IPMG Team on Dec 7, 2020 12:03:17 AM
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Introducing Our New In-Sight Employee Benefits Newsletter

IPMG is delighted to introduce our newly redesigned Employee Benefits newsletter. We've created a new format that focuses on including the topics, links and discussions that we believe are the most important for you.

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Posted by The IPMG Team on Oct 16, 2020 10:37:42 AM
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How COVID-19 Will Change the Nature of Employee Benefits

During the COVID-19 crisis, employers all over the country are looking for new ways to support their teams. One of the most popular ways to do this is by offering the ability to work remotely.

Tags: employee benefits, covid 19

Posted by The IPMG Team on Jun 8, 2020 3:51:02 PM
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7 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Employee Benefits Provider

Job seekers today are looking for more than just the right salary; they’re interested in working for companies that can offer a well-rounded array of benefits.

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Posted by The IPMG Team on May 26, 2020 4:03:26 PM
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A New Definition of Wellness: What Employers Need to Know

The definition of what it means to be healthy and well means more than just lacing up your sneakers and grabbing an apple a day. It involves balancing other facets of your life to create a well-rounded sense of health.

Tags: In-Sight 360, employee benefits, HR trends, wellness

Posted by Gregg Peterson, President/CEO on Feb 28, 2020 9:04:18 AM
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