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We Donated Equivalent of 12,000+ Meals to St. Mary’s Food Bank

BCG, Cambridge Benefit Solutions, and our employees donated a total of $1,775 in March to St. Mary’s Food Bank. This is enough to provide more than 12,000 meals! Our employees really stepped up to help at a time when the food bank is especially important to those who have been hit hard by the pandemic.

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Our New Video: Your Mental Health Matters

At Benefit Commerce Group, we continually assist our clients in helping their employees. The past year has pushed us all to focus more on mental health—for ourselves, our families and friends, our work teammates, and our clients.Benefit Commerce Group wanted to provide some resources that our clients could use to reach out to their employees

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Don’t Pay That Medical Bill…Yet!

At Benefit Commerce Group, we continually assist our clients in helping their employees better understand their employee benefits. Surprise balance billing on an out-of-network basis is one important topic for employees to understand. This is particularly important (and frustrating!) when the employee or family member intentionally has used an in-network facility to control their costs.Our

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Holiday Gift to Our Community

In this year that has been like no other, Benefit Commerce Group employees have chosen to make a special holiday gift in honor of our clients–a donation to help pay off medical debt for individuals and families in Arizona.This gift is part of more than $18 million in healthcare debt being relieved by Alera Group

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Holiday Giving—’Adopt a Family’ Is a Great Program!

  Each year, Benefit Commerce Group shares with our community by adopting families for the holiday season through the non-profit organization, Team Jaydie. We are proud to again have participated in this program in 2020, “adopting” two families. Team Jaydie supports families whose children are undergoing treatment at Phoenix Children’s Hospital for tumors, cancer, and

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October 15th Is National HSA Awareness Day!

If your organization offers an HSA-qualified health plan — OR you are planning to offer one in 2021 — this is a good time to help educate your employees on the value of health savings accounts (HSAs).HSAs provide a great way to save for healthcare costs and to achieve triple tax savings, meaning these accounts

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9 of Our Clients Honored with Healthiest Employers Awards

We are very pleased to announce that 9 of our clients received Healthiest Employers awards today—and 7 of them (and Benefit Commerce Group, too!) received Top 10 honors in their respective categories!This program hosted by the Phoenix Business Journal provides outstanding recognition for employers’ successes in health and wellbeing efforts for their employees. We are

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Scott Wood’s magazine article on ‘Being a True Partner’

Our Managing Partner & Principal, Scott Wood, recently wrote an article for an industry publication on “Being a True Partner with Your Clients (and Prospects).” As an employee benefits advisory and brokerage firm, Benefit Commerce Group analyzes, recommends and facilitates implementation of benefits programs for employers. We meet with HR professionals, CFO/Finance leaders and CEOs.

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BCG Is the Only Benefits Firm to Sponsor and Exhibit at 2020 AZ SHRM Virtual State Conference!

          At Benefit Commerce Group (BCG), we are very proud to support the HR professionals across our state. That’s why the AZ SHRM State Conference each year has been an important place for us to meet, greet and update both clients and new friends.This year, as AZ SHRM took the Conference

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Our New Telemedicine Video Is Helping Employees!

We have released a short video that our clients can use to inform and educate their employees on telemedicine. Our video is less than 4 minutes long: Why and How to Use Telemedicine. Link to the video. Telemedicine in various forms was already growing, but COVID-19 supercharged its expansion.4,347% growth in telehealth claims to private insurers

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