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

Proud Business Partner of the Strategic HR Convention

Today kicks off the 2020 Strategic HR Conference!  Acadia Benefits is a proud sponsor and we look forward to a new and different experience this year.  We are confident this event will provide our HR friends with the guidance, education and most importantly the connections we all need right now. Booth Donations We will donate … Continued

A Move for Acadia Benefits

We are thrilled to share some exciting news with you.  For the last few months, we have been busy preparing to move our Acadia Benefits team into new office space.  This probably doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone who has visited us on Commercial Street in the last year or two.  We definitely needed … Continued

The Importance of Updating PCP Information

Over the last few months, while helping several individuals with claims issues, it was discovered that their Primary Care Physician (PCP) information was out of date.  The carrier had one doctor listed, probably chosen at time of enrollment, but the member had switched providers and neglected to notify the carrier. Hence, claims were denied because … Continued

Grilled Pineapple

  This is one of my favorite summer side dishes.  It may technically be fall but it feels like summer… so fire up your grill and enjoy!   Ingredients  1 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into 1” rings* 1/24 teaspoon honey 3 tablespoons melted butter 1 dash hot pepper sauce 1 dash Stubb’s liquid … Continued

Trends from the 2020 Health Plan Survey

Begun in 2005, the UBA Health Plan Survey is the nation’s largest independent health plan benchmarking survey, providing unprecedented plan design and cost trends.  You, as employers, have the unique opportunity exclusively through Acadia Benefits to compare your plans with competitors by region, state, industry, and size.  By benchmarking your plan, you can ensure you … Continued

Celebrating 2 Years!

Two years ago, I decided to make a career change and join the team at Acadia Benefits… and I haven’t looked back since!  Having worked in this field for many years, I knew the reputation Acadia Benefits had in the industry.  Doing the right thing and taking care of people was what they were known … Continued

Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Anyone who knows me has heard about “my good friend Deb.”  I get all my best recipes from her and back when I hosted dinner parties  (remember those days!), and someone would ask about how I made a meal, I would always say the recipe was from “my good friend Deb.”  Deb, in fact, is … Continued

Is My Health Plan Competitive?

It’s the time of year when many businesses start preparing for upcoming employee benefit plan renewals.  Your benefit advisor should be presenting you with options including different plan types from a variety of carriers.  Knowing what’s available in the marketplace to you and your employees is important.  But even more valuable is the ability to … Continued

Broccoli Slaw

A quick and easy side dish to serve with any meal.  My family loves this broccoli slaw! Ingredients  1 large crown of broccoli, chopped into bite size pieces 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 red onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup low-fat, plain yogurt 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise 2 T apple cider vinegar … Continued