Category Archives: Health Benefits

Alaska Natives: Coverage Gaps in Affordable Care Act Benefit Plans

Wallace Insurance Group has been working closely with the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) to offer comprehensive and competitive benefit plans to AFN member companies.  Recently, because of a newly formed relationship with Alaska Native organizations via the Federal Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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Alaska Health Care: Cost High and Health Poor

As the State of Alaska treads down the road of discussing why healthcare is so expensive here when compared to the six other states surveyed, it will be interesting to see if any groups come forth to oppose disseminating the … Continue reading

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Alaska Health Insurance Plans – Decrease Costs by Increasing Transparency

Are you an Alaskan employer frustrated with double digit increases to the cost of your health insurance benefits plans?  Alaska is a unique and wonderful place to live and work but it’s a challenging place to provide benefits for your … Continue reading

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Alaska Federation of Natives | Employee Benefit Plan Renewal

For all AFN Employers, we’d like to take a moment to remind you of the renewal coming up April 1st, 2012 and some things you might keep in mind while considering the renewal process. Open Enrollment: Many groups hold an … Continue reading

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The Foraker Group Benefit Plan to Remain in Community Pool

Despite everyone’s best effort, moving The Foraker Group Benefit Plan from its current community pool to an association plan will not be possible this fall as we had hoped. After much discussion at its July meeting, the Governance Board decided … Continue reading

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What Employer Assistance Programs Do for Alaska Insurance Benefits

Are you an employer in Alaska?  Are you concerned about your employees’ productivity, health, and overall well-being?  Are you also looking for an employer benefit plan that adds value without adding a lot of extra costs? Consider an Employee Assistance … Continue reading

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Does Your Alaska Health Insurance Plan Include an Employee Assistance Program?

Wallace Insurance Group has been pleased to partner with The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) to offer comprehensive and competitive benefits plans.  The Employee Assistance Program (EAP), offered as a benefit to plan members, provides the following services at no … Continue reading

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Individual Mandate in Healthcare Reform Legislation Initially Rejected by President Obama…

……..when campaigning for election. What’s at stake here is the US Supreme Court possibly deciding that the individual mandate inside PPACA is unconstitutional, which in essence, could pull the entire bill down leaving the country in this never ending cycle … Continue reading

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Murkowski Bill Boosts Health Care Access for Alaskan Children

Parents may soon be able to purchase insurance for their children across state lines if a new bill introduced by Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK),  Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN). The legislation is in response to a provision in … Continue reading

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Employee Health Benefits in the US

 Over three quarters of US full-time employees receive health insurance benefits and paid sick leave from their employers, according to research from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Full-time employees in the private sector received health insurance benefits … Continue reading

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