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Health Insurance Plan? Sorry, I have to vacuum.

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Health Insurance Plan? Sorry, I have to vacuum.
What is a health insurance plan? Consider this your Benefits 101.
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Let’s learn about your employer health care benefits
What are employer-sponsored health care benefits? You might have benefits from your employer or know someone who does. Let's discuss. Employer-sponsored health care benefits are known by many names: group health plans, group insurance, group health coverage, group insurance policies, etc. No matter what you call them, these are generally the most budget-friendly option for employees. Compared to purchasing your own health insurance, it is a better deal to get your employer’s “group rate” f...
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ACA Watch | February 13, 2017

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ACA Watch | February 13, 2017
ACA Watch | Where are we now?
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ACA Watch | January 31, 2017

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ACA Watch | January 31, 2017
Today marks the last day of open enrollment to sign up for health coverage plans on the federal Marketplace for 2017 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Last week congressional Republicans attended a policy retreat in Philadelphia, hoping to shape details and a timeline for repealing the ACA and replacing it with an alternate plan.
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ACA Watch | January 16, 2017

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ACA Watch | January 16, 2017
This was exactly the moment that the Republicans needed to put the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in motion. The Senate passed the Budget Resolution by a vote of 51-48 last Thursday. This was quickly followed by the vote clearing the House of Representatives
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ACA Watch | January 10, 2017

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ACA Watch | January 10, 2017
The repeal of the Affordable Care Act begins as Republicans move forward with a Budget Resolution bill.
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Flexible Spending Account Facts: Rollover, Runout, and Grace Period
Today we will talk about the BESTflex health FSA Plan’s Rollover, Runout, and Grace Period. Understanding these three will help you spend wisely. If your employer offers a health insurance plan, you may have a health care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) such as the BESTflex Plan. Let’s talk about what happens with BESTflex Plan health FSA funds at the end of a Plan year.
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ECFC Fights for Fair Transit Benefits

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ECFC Fights for Fair Transit Benefits
Two letters were sent to Congress by dozens of Transit Authorities and local and national organizations across the U.S. One letter was addressed to the Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Ranking Member Sander Levin; the other letter was directed to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Chairman Kevin Brady. The letters ask the government to keep employer-provided transit benefits, emphasizing that that these benefits are cost effective without adding administrative tax burden. The Employers Council ...
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Rising Cost of Health Coverage Not in Stride with Paychecks
Health care premiums are expected to rise 4 to 6% for employer plans for 2017. What is alarming about that? The expected 3% salary increase reported for next year falls short.
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Supporting United Way

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Supporting United Way
This month, Employee Benefits Corporation rolled out its United Way 2016 donation campaign in the Middleton, WI offices as part of a longstanding relationship with United Way of Dane County.
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  • Health Insurance Plan? Sorry, I have to vacuum.
    What is a health insurance plan? Consider this your Benefits 101.
  • ACA Watch | July 28, 2017
    In the wee hours of this morning, the Senate’s vote on the Health Care Freedom Act also known as the “skinny repeal bill” failed. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Lisa Murkows...
  • ACA Watch | July 25, 2017
    Today the Senate cast a special procedural vote of 51-50 in favor of the Senate being able to continue debate concerning repeal or repeal-and-replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It is important...
  • ACA Watch | July 11, 2017
    Today GOP leaders will meet with other Republican Senators to discuss new revisions of the most recent health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Better Care Reconciliation Act of ...
  • 8 Essential Tips for Your Benny™ Benefits Card

    Important tips for participants with a Benny™ Benefits Card
  • Internships, Obamacare and Benefits

    If you currently have interns, or are hiring some soon for a summer internship program, there's something you should know.
  • Polar Plunge 2015 [PHOTOS]

    Seven of our employees participated in the 2015 Polar Plunge and took the jump. We also raised $3,436.70 for the Special Olympics, beating our goal by almost two and a half thousand dollars.
  • Benefits Selling Expo 2015

    The 11th annual 2015 Benefits Selling Expo is taking place next week, May 19th - 21st in Scottsdale, Arizona. We will be there, so make sure to check us out.
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