A midsized proposition—benefits outsourcing is not just for large organizations

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By Penny Plante, Stephen A. White | 10 March 2011

The outsourcing market has become more mature and now presents an attractive alternative to internal benefits administration, even for smaller firms. Not only has the cost comparison changed, but the increasing complexity, limited flexibility, and inherent risk of internal administration may also combine to make outsourcing a better option. Once the transition to outsourcing is complete, an employer can refocus resources on more important strategic elements that affect its business and its employees.