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Get cozy with the March issue of Seattle Business magazine

Ever heard of financial toxicity? I hadn’t. It’s when the cost of health care drains a patient’s finances, leading to bankruptcy and poorer health.

Steve Vissotzky, managing director of Hyatt Olive 8 and Grand Hyatt Seattle, says the hospitality leader is open around the clock. And not just for guests.

Although health care is serious business, Accolade — a health care concierge for employers, health systems and health plans — doesn’t take itself too seriously.

An online marketplace for entrepreneurs, Bonanza offers a benefits package that’s comparable to other technology companies that tend to be a lot bigger. Employees don’t pay monthly premiums for health care.

Sustainable Interiors is a small business, but its benefits package includes a SIMPLE IRA in which the company matches employees’ contributions dollar for dollar up to 3 percent of their salary.

Axon’s discretionary paid time off is built around a simple concept, says VP of People Operations Gretchen Mastellon. “We hire adults and we want to treat them like adults.

Committed to contributing to humanity through high-impact artificial intelligence research and engineering, the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, or AI2, often finds itself competing for talent with companies such as Google and Amazon.

Where do sports teams go to celebrate victories? Disneyland, of course. So it makes sense that this past February, Pushpay flew its 200 employees down to the “happiest place on earth” to celebrate the company’s hitting its goals.

When it comes to benefits, Stacey Klimek, VP of people at PayScale, doesn’t think the company’s unlimited personal time off is that unusual.

Seattle Business magazine's 100 Best Companies work hard, but they also know how to have fun! Check out the lip sync video we made with a few of our favorite honorees. We can't stop the feeling that they are awesome!