Addressing Mental Health Care at Work | CA Benefit Brokers

Nancy Spangler, senior consultant at the Center for Workplace Mental Health of the American Psychiatric Foundation, says that one in five adults has a mental health disorder, and one in 10 has a substance abuse problem. In addition, major depression and its associated...

SCOTUS 2018 Roundup and 2019 Preview | California Benefit Consultants

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard several cases with employment implications during their 2018 session, including the following four cases we covered in detail. (Click the case names to read the full articles.) Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro:...

6 Reasons Self-Funded Plans Are Gaining Popularity | California Benefit Brokers

Since the ACA was enacted eight years ago, many employers are re-examining employee benefits in an effort to manage costs, navigate changing regulations, and expand their plan options. Self-funded plans are one way that’s happening. In 2017, the UBA Health Plan...

Question of the Month | CA Benefits Advisors

Q.For a high deductible health plan (HDHP) to qualify for health savings account (HSA) eligibility, what is the minimum amount that an embedded individual deductible can be? A.For 2018, the embedded individual deductible must be at least $2,700. For an HDHP to qualify...

Tips to a Successful Annual Exam | California Benefit Consultants

Have you ever heard the proverb “Knowledge is power?” It means that knowledge is more powerful than just physical strength and with knowledge people can produce powerful results. This applies to your annual medical physical as well! The #1 goal of your...