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Addition By Division

On January 11, 2021
Learn all about what a "spinoff" is when it comes to health benefit plans. Click to find out about how they come to be and how your employer plays a part.

What Happens to a Health Plan during a Merger or Acquisition?

On January 9, 2020
One thing that should always be addressed is the impact that the transaction will have on the benefit plans of the buyer and the seller. Learn more.

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: The Trouble with Cross-Patient Offsetting

On December 30, 2019
The right to offset future benefits is common, and there is nothing inherently unenforceable about offsetting benefits due to a patient. Learn more.

Don’t Get Bit: Avoid Falling Into the COBRA Snake Pit.

On October 28, 2019
Despite its relative simplicity in a qualified beneficiary's perspective, COBRA is a lot less simple when viewed through the eyes of an employer.

Take Two Premiums and Call Me in the Morning...

On December 6, 2018
Too many people are confusing the term ‘health care’ with ‘health insurance.' Learn more about how we break down the difference at Phia Group.

Patient Assistance Programs: Friend or Foe?

On August 15, 2018
Have you been wondering the reality behind patient assistance programs to help pay for your prescriptions? Learn more about PAPs & how it may affect you today.

An Addiction to Health Insurance

On June 18, 2018
Health insurance continually blinds people from the actual cost of healthcare. Read why more people are more addicted to health insurance more than ever.

The Fax Machine and a Lesson in Incentives

On April 30, 2018
Faxing is a very inefficient way to share records with doctors and insurance providers. However, there may be a better solution! Click here to learn more.

Massachusetts on Track to Pass a Significant Cost Containment Bill

On November 8, 2017
Brady C. Bizarro, Esq. explains the Massachusetts State Senators proposed comprehensive reform bill focused on health care cost containment.

Natural Disasters (Hurricanes Harvey and Irma) - Don’t Let Them Wreak Havoc on Your Health Plan

On September 13, 2017
Kelly Dempsey, Esq. shares the Department issued guidance related to Hurricane Harvey and what it means to employers and employees.

A House Divided

On August 7, 2017
Find out how to avoid health plan and stop loss disagreements for self-funded health insurance claims with this helpful article.

Altogether Now… But Not a Single Payer

On July 5, 2017
Ron Peck, Esq. explains the problems with a Single Payer System, the differences between types of insurance and how costs are determined. Read more now.

Behind Closed Doors

On June 19, 2017
Brady C. Bizarro, Esq. discusses the leaked bits of healthcare information from our government so far in 2017. What does this mean for you? Learn more today.

It's Never Too Soon

On May 22, 2017
Learn more about how to properly plan for upcoming healthcare changes and look at cost containment measures with these questions and feedback.

My Trip to the Emergency Room

On April 18, 2017
Jen McCormick, Esq. shares an experience with her toddler and a family physician recommendation to the ER. Read more.