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Five Virginia Employers Recognized for Exemplary Employee Benefit Programs

Episcopal High School, located in Alexandria, Va., received the 2017 Best in Benefits award for Virginia. The award recognizes employers who offer the best benefit plans relative to their peers. Four additional organizations were also recognized for their leading benefit programs: Anton Paar USA (Ashland, Va.), Impact Makers (Richmond), University of Virginia Darden School Foundation (Charlottesville) and Eagle Corporation (Charlottesville).

Five Southeast Employers Recognized for Exemplary Employee Benefit Programs

Rocky Mount, N.C.-based First Carolina Bank received the 2017 Best in Benefits award for the Southeast region. The award recognizes employers who offer the best benefit plans relative to their peers. Four additional organizations were also recognized for their leading benefit programs: Charleston Water System (Charleston, S.C.), North American Rescue (Greer, S.C.), Security Finance (Spartanburg, S.C.) and Shalag US (Oxford, N.C.).

Michelle Sullivan Joins Scott Insurance

Scott Insurance recently named Michelle Sullivan a Vice President of Marketing in its Charlotte office. Michelle will serve Scott clients in the North Carolina market. Her expertise will help ensure that Scott clients have the best coverage structure.

CBO Assessment Reports Deficit Reduction But Higher Uninsured Rate Under GOP Health Bill

On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its assessment of the proposed
repeal and replacement bill, called the American Health Care Act, announced by Republicans in the U.S.
House of Representatives last week. The CBO’s assessment reports that based on their estimations the bill in its current form would reduce deficits by $337 billion over a 10-year period and increase the uninsured rate by 24 million over that same period. They estimate that the uninsured rate would increase 14 million in 2018 compared to the current law.

CBO Assessment Reports Deficit Reduction But Higher Uninsured Rate Under GOP Health Bill

On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its assessment of the proposed repeal and replacement bill, called the American Health Care Act, announced by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives last week. The CBO’s assessment reports that based on their estimations the bill in its current form would reduce deficits
by $337 billion over a 10-year period and increase the uninsured rate by 24 million over that same period. They estimate that the uninsured rate would increase 14 million in 2018 compared to the current law.