Tips from Paula: At-Home Colon Cancer Screening Tests

As part of the Affordable Care Act, routine/screening colonoscopies are covered in full.  We all agree that early detection saves lives! You may have seen ads recently for different home screening tests for colon cancer.  These tests are non-invasive and require no special prep or need for time off. The test is performed at home, … Continued

Celebrating 31 Years!

Last year at this time I wrote a blog post celebrating a milestone, 30 years with Acadia Benefits.  Needless to say, a lot is different than it was 12 months ago!  Even though the world around us has changed in ways we are still unable to fully comprehend, the pandemic has caused/enabled many of us … Continued

Health Plan Trends in Maine

Are you looking to make better informed decisions about the health plan(s) you offer your employees?  Acadia Benefits has a valuable tool that no other broker in Maine offers; the United Benefit Advisors (UBA) Health Plan Survey.  The survey looks not only at hundreds of large employers, but it also studies thousands of small and … Continued

Chicken Tortilla Soup

It’s that time of the year when soup for dinner is a weekly staple in our house.  This recipe is easy to prepare after work and you can clean out your fridge and panty with items to top the soup with! Ingredients – Serves 6  2 tablespoons olive oil 6 scallions,  thinly slice the white … Continued

Verifying Primary Care Provider Status

Here at Acadia Benefits, we like to stress to our customers the importance of selecting a Primary Care Provider (PCP).  We also advise on how to select or change a PCP, by either calling the insurance carrier, or by checking their website. Lately, we are finding that not all PCP’s are timely in updating their … Continued

Settling In

During the last two months, our Acadia Benefits team has settled into new office space at 50 Portland Pier.  While we still have some finishing touches to complete, much of the work has been done and we are now fully taking advantage of all that the 3rd floor has to offer.  We still get excited … Continued

Our New Virtual World

2020 has brought many changes to our lives… at home… at school… at work… things all look a little different these days.  How we connect with our customers and their employees has also shifted and we are finding new and different ways to communicate. Acadia Benefits has always offered our customers a variety of employee … Continued

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup with Rotisserie Chicken

Eating Well is one of my favorite spots for healthy recipes.  With the colder weather upon us, this Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup is an easy weeknight meal.  With the addition of store-bought rotisserie chicken, I hope this hearty and filling soup will soon be a go-to recipe for your family! Ingredients – Serves 8 2 … Continued

Move Update!

Over the last few months, Scott and other members of the Acadia Benefits team have worked diligently to design our new office at 50 Portland Pier.  And coordinating the move of our current office.  And figuring out where to donate the furniture we won’t be bringing with us.  And shredding files and documents from the … Continued