Benefit Services Coordinator

Acumen is hiring! Are you a self-starter with outstanding customer service eager to join a dynamic team? Acumen is seeking an Benefit Services Coordinator in our Cedar Rapids office location. This position is responsible for the ongoing service relationship of client requests in relation to their employee benefit plans, including but…
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Medicare & Individual Insurance Specialist

Acumen is hiring! Medicare & Individual Insurance Specialist (Iowa) Acumen has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced insurance professional to join our team as a Medicare & Individual Insurance Specialist. As the Medicare and Individual Specialist, the primary roles and responsibilities include: Being Acumen’s technical expert regarding Medicare Supplements, Medicare…
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Employee Benefits Advisor / Sales (Remote)

Acumen is hiring! Acumen has an outstanding opportunity in the Nashville market for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as an Employee Benefits Advisor. The Advisor will be an integral part of the team that serves Acumen’s clients and will work with our Account Executives, Benefit Analysts,…
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Account Coordinator

Acumen is hiring! Are you a self-starter with outstanding customer service eager to join a dynamic team? Acumen is seeking an Account Coordinator. This position helps to administer and service client requests in relation to their employee benefit plans. Additionally, the Account Coordinator will ensure the integrity of client data so…
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2022 Webinars from Acumen

Calling all early birds! Register in advance for all of our 2022 webinars. Check out our list of 2022 webinar topics below and click on the links for early registration. February 15: Disability Overview March 8: COBRA General Administration April 12: Wisdom Network Overview May 10: FMLA  June 14: Non-Discrimination…
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The American Rescue Plan Act & Impact on Employers

The American Rescue Plan Act & Impact on Employers On March 10, 2021, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) and the President signed it into law on March 11, 2021. The ARPA includes over $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 relief and contains updates to certain benefits laws to…
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Temporary Special Rules for FSAs

IRS Guidance on Temporary Special Rules for FSAs On February 28, 2021, the IRS released clarification to special rules for Section 125 plans and health and dependent care FSAs. Notice 2021-15 is intended to clarify the application of special rules that were outlined in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (signed into…
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Reconciling Your Insurance Invoices

You’ve successfully completed your annual open enrollment and you receive a carrier invoice. Now what? It’s time to reconcile your invoice to your payroll deductions. This is a critical step and one you should do monthly to ensure employees are enrolled in the correct insurance plans and you are paying…
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2021 Plan Limits

Many employee benefit plans are subject to annual contribution limits and these may change each year due to inflation. Below are the plans that have updated contribution limits for 2021: HSA (Health Savings Account): Individual: $3,600 ($50 increase from 2020) Family: $7,200 ($100 increase from 2020) HDHP Out-of-Pocket Maximum (High Deductible Health…
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Webinar: Workplace Wellness

Do workplace wellness programs work? Do they lower healthcare costs? Which strategies motivate employees to participate? We brought in our resident expert on workplace wellness, Maria Drees, to answer these questions during our November webinar: Workplace Wellness: Strategies to promote health and wellness at the workplace. Our presentation was centered…
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