The Current State of Employee Benefits Program – Podcast

Our CEO, Paul Gaarenstroom, joins the Critical Mass Radio Show to talk about the current state of employee benefits. Listen in to hear what makes Pacific Group unique and how we proactively enhance the experience for our clients and keep them educated with healthcare changes under the Trump Administration.         About Critical Read More >>

Why are Health Care Costs Rising?

Unfortunately, the trend of health costs are rising faster than the rate of inflation and is expected to continue. But why are health care costs rising? Several factors have contributed to climbing health care costs over the past decade, including the following: Expansion of health care provisions New government regulations Increased utilization and consumer demand Read More >>

ACA Replacement Bills Released

The hype is over, the U.S. House Representatives finally released draft legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The new proposed law would reduce the government’s involvement in health insurance and: No longer require individuals to purchase health insurance or penalize those who don’t enroll Phase out the ACA’s Medicaid expansion Provide relief from Read More >>