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 >>

ACA Replacement Bill Withdrawn

Overview On March 24, 2017, Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives withdrew the American Health Care Act—their proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A House vote was scheduled to take place on that day, but House Republicans could not secure enough votes to approve the legislation and, instead, 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 >>