It’s that time of year, if you haven’t already, you may be starting the benefit renewal process for your Company. has begun it’s campaign letting American’s know that the Health Insurance Marketplace starts open enrollment on November 1. Employers are receiving renewal rates from their providers and they are expecting increases. For our first “This Month in HR News”, we will feature articles that take a look at premium increases, how technology affects renewals and open enrollment tips that may help you prepare for your 2018 Benefit Renewal.  

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Premium Increases


For 2018, Expect Steeper Health Plan Premium Increases – SHRM
Behind the Numbers 2018 PwC project 2018 medical costs will grow – PwC

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Benefits and Technology

What to Look for in Health Insurance Enrollment Technology – Health Payer Intelligence
How to Humanize benefits Communications with Technology – SHRM


Open Enrollment Tips


2018 Open Enrollment Guide & Resources – SHRM
5 Tips for a Smooth Open Enrollment – HR Knowledge Source