Blog Entries - 2016

Carrier Corner: Spring 2016

June 7, 2016  |  Carrier Corner

Find out what is happening with carriers in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

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IRS Announces 2017 Limits

The IRS has announced the 2017 contribution limits, deductible minimums and out-of-pocket maximums for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs).

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New FDA Nutrition Facts Labels

June 7, 2016  |  Wellness

The nutrition label on food packaging is about to change. Companies are required to use the new label by July 26, 2018 (manufacturers that make less then $10 million in annual food sales have an extra year).

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U.S. Drug Spending Climbs

June 7, 2016  |  Drugs

The Wall Street Journal reported that, according to IMS Health research, total spending on prescription drugs in the U.S. rose 12.2% to nearly $425 billion in 2015, fueled by the introduction of expensive new drugs for cancer and infections, as well as price hikes for older drugs.

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April Is Autism Awareness Month

April 12, 2016  |  Benefits Connection

The aim of this month is to educate the public about autism. Autism is a complex mental condition and developmental disability, characterized by difficulties in the way a person communicates and interacts with other people. Autism can be present from birth or form during early childhood (typically within the first three years). Autism is a lifelong developmental disability with no single known cause.

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Carrier Corner: April 2016

April 12, 2016  |  Carrier Corner

Learn about what is happening with insurance carriers in KY, TN and OH.

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