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Health Insurance Relief Extended for Maine Small Businesses

The Maine Small Business Health Insurance Premium Relief Program took effect in November 2021. The program was created to lower the cost of health insurance for small businesses and their employees. It was recently announced that the program will be extended through July 31, 2023. Here are some important details you need to know about … Continued

Shop Local With Your Broker!

With the holidays right around the corner, we are beginning to be reminded about shopping locally to support businesses in our community. As we approach open enrollment and January 1st renewals, now is also a great time to think about the advantages of working with a local broker for your company’s employee benefits. Working with … Continued

Escarole Soup

I tend to make a big batch of this delicious and savory soup for 2 reasons:  1) you will most likely not be able to resist the urge to go back for a 2nd serving 2) we love to have this leftover for another meal or a smaller portion as a quick after school snack … Continued

Proud Sponsor of Strategic HR in the City

Our Acadia Benefits team is excited to connect with you at next week’s Strategic HR in the City! While the conference looks a little different this year, we are eager to experience the new venue and dynamic program! We look forward to hearing more about the challenges, successes, and changes our local HR community has … Continued

2022 Best Places to Work in Maine

Yesterday we were excited to learn that Acadia Benefits was awarded #1 Small Employer for the 2022 Best Places to Work in Maine. It is quite an honor to be included alongside such an impressive list of businesses! Thank you to our team for all you do to support our customers, carrier partners, and most … Continued

Grilled Corn Salad

It’s been quite a summer and my family has spent a lot of time outside. Which has, of course, included a lot of grilling! The recipe for fresh corn salad is quick, easy, and one of our go-to dishes.  Serve alongside any protein, or on top of a salad… and voila… dinner is served! Ingredients … Continued

Chicken Verde Soup

An easy, healthy, weeknight meal is a priority for my family. We started making this soup recently, and it’s been a hit!  With two small children, we cool the soup, cut into small pieces, and serve it as is to them. Then my wife and I add our favorite toppings, and we all enjoy dinner … Continued

Chicken Fried Rice

Skip the take-out and make this easy chicken fried rice at home. It’s a simple weeknight dinner that’s budget-friendly and a real crowd-pleaser! I found a similar recipe on Pinterest and after some tweaks, made it my own. Ingredients: 3 cups cooked jasmine rice preferably leftover rice (brown rice works well too.) 1 rotisserie chicken, … Continued

IRS Announces 2023 HSA and HDHP Amounts

The IRS recently issued Revenue Procedure 2022-24 to announce the 2023 inflation-adjusted amounts that apply to health savings accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs).  The newly announced figures include the maximum contribution limit for an HSA, the minimum permissible deductible for an HDHP, and the maximum limit on out-of-pocket expenses (e.g., deductibles, copayments, and … Continued