Yes, Boss/HR/Your Honor, That’s My Email
Ever hear of the acronym “CLEM”? That stands for career-limiting email and is a reminder to reconsider sending anything out in writing when a phone call may be the better option.
Senate Releases Proposed Healthcare Bill
On June 22, 2017, the U.S. Senate released a “Discussion Draft” of the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” (BCRA), aimed at "repealing and replacing" the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
DOL Asks for MHPAEA Related Comments
The Department of Labor is requesting comment on a draft model form to request information regarding nonquantitative treatment limitations.
The Killjoy of Office Culture
One of the latest things trending right now in business is the importance of office culture. When everyone in the office is working well together, productivity rises and efficiency increases.

ARISTA Receives United Benefit Advisors’ “UBBIE” Award

ARISTA Receives United Benefit Advisors’ “UBBIE” Award

Prestigious Award Recognizes Leading Agencies, People, and Organizations in the Benefits Insurance Field

ALPHARETTA, GA – June 15, 2017 – Arista Consulting Group is proud to announce it was chosen as the United Benefit Advisors (UBA) Partner Firm of the Year during the annual “UBBIE” Awards (pronounced you-bee) presentation. The award honors Partner Firms, Principals, agency staff, and Strategic Partners who have demonstrated significant achievements toward their involvement with UBA, the clients they serve, and the benefits insurance industry as a whole.

“The sincerest form of flattery is being recognized by your peers, and we are humbled and honored to be chosen for this prestigious award for the second time,” says Travis Riker, Principal with Arista Consulting Group.

The UBBIE Award winners were announced at the 2017 UBA Spring Conference in Rosemont, Illinois, which was attended by more than 400 employee benefit and financial advisors including 45 insurance carriers and product service providers. This annual event is an opportunity for UBA thought leaders to discuss the rapidly changing benefits industry and what is required of successful advisor firms looking to stay ahead of emerging trends.

During the award presentation, comments about Arista Consulting Group included our tireless efforts to exceed our client’s expectations. Furthermore, Arista Consulting Group regularly shares information with other UBA Partner Firms, reaches out to their peers, attends UBA conferences, and participates on committees to better serve clients and provide best-in-class service to employers and their employees. In addition, Arista Consulting Group partners with other UBA Firms on client initiatives to help fill gaps and has a main objecting of putting people first.

About Arista 

Employers who care about the well-being of their employees rely on Arista Consulting Group for the design, implementation, and management of their custom benefits solution. The value employers receive is driven by Arista’s precisely focused industry expertise and empowered by the practical application of highly relevant benchmarking and modern data analytics. The value employees receive is driven by Arista’s calling to lead people to financial security and empowered by world-class employee advocacy and proactive health services. For more information, visit

About United Benefit Advisors®

United Benefit Advisors® (UBA) is the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization with more than 200 offices throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. UBA empowers more than 2,000 Partners to both maintain their individuality and pool their expertise, insight, and market presence to provide best-in-class services and solutions. Employers, advisors and industry-related organizations interested in obtaining powerful results from the shared wisdom of our Partners should visit