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Posts made in June, 2018

When you’re suffering a minor health condition, the last thing you want to do is get dressed and drag yourself into a stuffy doctor’s office. You don’t want to infect other people, and you certainly don’t want to expose yourself to even more germs. But in the past, that was our only option. Finally, we have a solution for these situations. The healthcare field has evolved to allow phone consultations for many minor conditions. This option can be better for all of us, reducing the unnecessary spread of colds and other minor illnesses. Plus, it’s much more comfortable and convenient for you, the patient. These appointments are now available in California, depending upon your provider and insurance plan provisions. It’s important to remember that there will always be some situations in which an in-person visit is necessary. Phone appointments are best used for conditions such as: Colds or respiratory infections Follow-up appointments regarding previous treatment Allergies Other minor, non-emergency illnesses Telephone consultations are not appropriate for: Possible broken bones or sprains Severe shortness of breath Chest pains Bleeding Severe abdominal pain Psychiatric emergencies If urgent care is required, call 911 or go to the closest emergency room. How it works. When you call for a phone consultation, you will be asked to confirm that you are at least 18 years old and that you have previously attended one face-to-face meeting with this provider. If so, a one-hour window will be scheduled for you, during which your doctor will call you back. It’s really that simple! And the best part is, you won’t even have to change out of your pajamas. For more information on telephone appointments, call your primary care provider or your health insurance...

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As a business owner, your to-do list is never lacking. It doesn’t help that as the business world changes, growth, increased regulations, and changing procedures can sometimes increase the amount of time you must spend on operational tasks. Once simple and straightforward, benefits enrollment has become more complicated and time-consuming in recent years. We aim to address that problem for you, and we’ve found that online benefits enrollment is often the solution. In fact, nearly 50 percent of businesses are now utilizing benefits administration software, and it’s succeeding because… The benefits enrollment process is simplified. Say goodbye to paper forms and delays due to written errors. Creating digital files ensures that you spend less time collecting and reviewing forms, determining eligibility, and communicating details to employees. Employees love online enrollment because they can easily compare their benefit options and choose the ones that best suit them. Happy employees are loyal employees. Research has demonstrated that when employees understand their benefits, they are more loyal to their employers. Online enrollment offers them 24-7 access to their benefit details and educational resources to help them best utilize their insurance plans. You can manage benefits more efficiently. Online enrollment allows you to view enrollment progress in real time, and track new hires’ onboarding and benefit elections. Your HR department will thank you for the improved efficiency. These are just some of the primary benefits of an online benefits enrollment system. For more information on how online enrollment works, and how it will suit your business specifically, give us a call and we’ll review the finer details with...

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