Navigating AI: A Guide for HR Professionals | Benefits Collaborative

What is AI? Artificial intelligence (better known as AI) is an umbrella term for a machine’s ability to make predictions, recommendations, decisions, and perform other tasks that would normally require human intelligence. Generative AI models, for instance, can create text, image, audio, and video in response to user prompts. ChatGPT is a kind of generative … Continued

Caring for Your Mental Health | Benefits Collaborative

Overview Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It is more than the absence of a mental illness—it’s essential to your overall health and quality of life. Self-care can play a role in maintaining your mental health and help support your treatment and recovery if you have a mental illness. How can I take … Continued

Navigating the Future of HR: Leveraging LLMs for Advanced Skills Management | Benefits Collaborative

In our journey through the evolving landscape of the skills-first economy, we have uncovered the pivotal role of skills in shaping the future of work. Our initial article, “Adapting to the Skills-First Economy: An Introduction,” laid the groundwork by emphasizing the significance of a skills-based organization (SBO) and the transformative power of skills taxonomies. We … Continued

Health Insurance Basics: Part 3 | Benefits Collaborative

Insurance Costs Consumers typically pay the following types of costs when they have insurance. Premium: The premium is an amount of money a consumer pays for a health insurance plan. The consumer and/or their employer usually make this payment bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, or yearly. The premium must be paid regardless of how many services, if … Continued

Compliance Recap February 2024 | Benefits Collaborative

In early February, a federal class action lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and its plan fiduciaries, alleging overpayment for prescription drugs within its prescription drug plan. The complaint alleges that under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), JNJ’s plan fiduciaries are obligated to diligently compare service providers, seek cost-effective options, and … Continued

Health Insurance Basics: Part 2 | Benefits Collaborative

Does a Health Plan Typically Pay for Services from Any Doctor? Not always. Some types of plans encourage or require consumers to get care from a specific set of doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other medical service providers who have entered into contracts with the plan to provide items and services at a negotiated rate. The … Continued

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