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Tag Archives: Mercer County

More employers offering high-deductible plans to employees

High-deductible health care plans, which offer employers and their workers lower premiums by making individuals and families responsible for the first $1,000 or more of their medical bills, are gaining in popularity as employers struggle with double-digit health plan increases. Laurel Pickering, executive director of the Northeast Business Group on Health, said nearly all her members “are offering a high-deductible ...

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Chamber’s rebirth puts fresh focus on diversity

Chamber President Herbert Ames and his board of directors took a hard look at MTAACC and tried to assess how people viewed it. The answer was simple: the name was too exclusive.The new moniker “is more inclusive,” Ames said. “We wanted a name that businesses would want to get more involved (with) and feel like they belong.” Given the diversity ...

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