Here is a rundown of employee benefits news you can use from The Plexus Groupe:

Survey: Employers contributed more to retirement plans in 2016

Defined-contribution plans such as 401(k)s have become employee benefit staples, and a recent survey found employers were more generous with their plan contributions in 2016.

In a study of...

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Three Plexus Financial Services team members are among a group of retirement advisors set to meet with federal legislators and staff this week in Washington, D.C.

PFS Practice Leader Allison Winge and Vice Presidents of Client Relations Pamela Appell and Keith Hamann are taking part in the National Association of Plan...

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A revised version of the Senate health care bill was released Thursday, and a vote on the legislation could reportedly happen as early as next week.

The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) would repeal and replace numerous provisions of the Affordable Care Act, but some elements would remain in place.

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Courtesy of the Plexus Private Client Solutions team, here is a roundup of personal insurance news and tips of interest to policyholders.

Cost of safety?

Auto insurance premiums are on the rise. In some cases, technology meant to make cars safer is said to be playing a role in rate hikes. According to...

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The Plexus Groupe, a Best Places to Work in Insurance honoree in each of the last seven years, is hiring for positions in suburban Chicago, Dallas and Oklahoma City.

Plexus offers differentiated expertise and a special client experience across numerous disciplines,  including employee benefits, property and casualty, corporate retirement planning, technology...

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In a situation where one company merges with another to become a single entity, or when one company is acquired by another, it is imperative that both parties review and update their insurance coverages to ensure all risks are accounted for. This article details the steps your company should take...

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As we move into July and the Independence Day holiday nears, here are a handful of insurance-related stories we will be reading, bookmarking and sharing in the coming days:

-- According to data analyzed by a healthcare technology provider, about $262 billion in insurance claims to hospitals are denied by carriers.

-- Bloomberg...

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On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced a vote on a health care bill would be delayed for the time being.

The delay comes one day after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that the Senate bill, formally called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), would lead to an increase of...

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We enjoy reading about insurance at The Plexus Groupe. Here are a half-dozen industry-related stories we will be looking over, bookmarking and sharing over the weekend, hopefully by a pool somewhere:

⇔ A U.S. Senator has suggested that health insurers charge some Americans just $1 per day for coverage.

⇔ With the...

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DEER PARK, Ill., June 22, 2017 —  As a platinum sponsor and annual supporter of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year© Midwest program, The Plexus Groupe LLC congratulates the 2017 award winners, who were honored at a gala at Chicago’s Navy Pier on Wednesday night.

The 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the...

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