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Kristen Bourgeois

Protect Your Business with Associated Benefits Consulting

By Kristen Bourgeois / March 17, 2022

Associated Benefits Consulting knows what it takes to run a business and make it successful. We’re three sisters, who choose to work together every day—and, yes, we get along, we love each other, and we are stronger together. But nothing describes us better than these iconic lyrics: Sisters are doin’ it for themselves Standin’ on…

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Access Benefit Discounts for Furry Friends with Pet Assure

By Kristen Bourgeois / March 4, 2022

How important is that furry four-legged friend that greets you every afternoon with a sloppy kiss when you get home from work? Or what about that sweet angel that purrs all night long? Our pets are our babies and a huge part of our family and sometimes the unexpected can happen…   According to the American…

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County-Level Analysis Finds ACA Premiums are Falling in Many Areas of the Country, Though Changes Vary by County and Type of Plan

By Kristen Bourgeois / December 27, 2021

Originally Posted by KFF on Dec 7, 2021 In Many Counties, Tax Credits Would Cover the Premiums for a Silver Plan for Low-Income Residents and for a Bronze Plan for Those with Somewhat Higher Incomes Premiums for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace benchmark silver plan are decreasing 3.1 percent on average across the country –…

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How can your benefit offerings transform from life-supporting into lifesaving?

By Kristen Bourgeois / August 24, 2021

In an instant, one’s whole life can change. An unforeseen emergency that requires emergency medical transport is extremely common; however, many people with health insurance do not realize that their plans do not or will not cover their needs in these moments of necessity.  These expenses can cause bankruptcy and years of debt, which clearly…

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What no-brainer benefits can I offer my employees?

By Kristen Bourgeois / August 9, 2021

Running an association or business can be a difficult endeavor. Picking the best benefits is an even more difficult task.  Firstly, it is important to apply the current trends and times that we live in to offer your employees or members the best possible benefits for the current situation. For years, telemedicine has been utilized…

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How Can Associations and Businesses Improve Women’s Health Insurance Coverage?

By Kristen Bourgeois / July 12, 2021

Heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, and depression are just a few of the diseases challenging women daily. A vast amount of women cannot afford health insurance due to its rising cost or lack of benefits within their business or association. Simply put, prevention of these common illnesses can be daunting. Health Insurance for…

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What Employers Need to Know about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

By Kristen Bourgeois / September 8, 2020

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Your Health is in Your Hands

By Kristen Bourgeois / September 8, 2020

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.6.1″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ custom_padding=”0px||||false|false” sticky_enabled=”0″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.5.7″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.5.7″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.6.1″ _module_preset=”default”] When life is always on the go, your healthcare should be, too. HealthiestYou makes sure you have access to the care you need all from one convenient place so you can be your healthiest you, always. Theres even a very convenient…

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Regulatory Update COVID-19 FAQs Part 43

By Kristen Bourgeois / September 8, 2020

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.5.7″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.5.7″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.5.7″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.6.1″ _module_preset=”default”] (Source: Information Provided by Associated Benefits Consultings AttorneyChip Kerby of The Liberte Group) The DOL, IRS and HHS recently issued another set of FAQs (Part 43) providing further details on the COVID-19 testing mandate. Like the Part 42 FAQs issued in April, the Part…

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