Volunteer Month – December

Volunteer Month – December

As our focus this year shifts to giving, consider ways you can give of your time to help others. While volunteering supports others, it will personally benefit you too. Read on to learn about the health advantages of volunteering and about free and low-cost ways that...
Tobacco Cessation Month – November

Tobacco Cessation Month – November

Stopping tobacco use reduces risk for heart disease, lung cancer, and offers financial advantages too. Whether you smoke or know someone who does, keep these helpful tips in mind as you consider quitting tobacco....
Telemedicine’s Role in MEC and Minimum Value Plans

Telemedicine’s Role in MEC and Minimum Value Plans

Now that employers have had time to evaluate the benefit plan requirements under PPACA, many have come to a decision as to what level of health benefits they will offer employees. Some employers have decided to pay the higher premiums in order to offer the mandated...
Reasons to be Thankful for Self-Funding

Reasons to be Thankful for Self-Funding

Despite the busyness of this enrollment season, it’s important to take time to be thankful. But who says you can’t do both at once? As we approach Thanksgiving, we wanted to share why employers are thankful for self-funding, and why you should consider it for your...
How BMA Got 50% Utilization of its Telemedicine Benefit

How BMA Got 50% Utilization of its Telemedicine Benefit

Whether it’s a web portal, wellness program, or telemedicine, utilization is key! Utilization is what determines ROI and measures the success of your program. The third-party wellness and telemedicine programs offered in our web portal are the same programs BMA uses...