Webinar: Practical Tips for Structuring Compliant Wellness Programs that Include Premium Incentives

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 @ 08:04 AM

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

This webinar will cover how to structure a wellness program that includes premium incentives.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits, Learning Events

Employee Benefits for the "Burnout Generation"

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Apr 18, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

 

By 2020, Millennials and Generation Z will make up around 50% of the U.S. workforce. Studies show that many are struggling to deal with necessary, day-to-day responsibilities, and Millennials in particular often complain that they are tired and burned out.  

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement

Compliance Recap - March 2019

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Apr 15, 2019 @ 08:04 AM

March was a busy month in the employee benefits world.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Affordable Care Act, Employee Benefits

DOL Issues Final Regulations Regarding Association Health Plans - Updated

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Apr 9, 2019 @ 13:04 PM

On June 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published Frequently Asked Questions About Association Health Plans (AHPs) and issued a final rule.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Affordable Care Act, Employee Benefits

Predicting Future Employee Engagement Trends

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Apr 4, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

What’s the biggest concern for the HR industry these days? Many professionals would argue that it’s employee engagement. The current job market is making it easy for employees to bail and look for new opportunities – and employers are scrambling to retain those talented workers.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement

Biometric Screenings: 4 Questions Employers Should Ask

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Apr 2, 2019 @ 09:04 AM

Worksite wellness programs continue to increase in popularity, in good part because employers are hoping to encourage improvement in their employees’ health and reduce health insurance spending. Benefit managers must decide on options that will produce the best results for their companies.  

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement

Option for Some to Renew Policies That Do Not Fully Meet ACA Standards - Updated

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Apr 1, 2019 @ 15:04 PM

In 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a transitional relief program that allowed state insurance departments to permit early renewal at the end of 2013 of individual and small group policies that do not meet the “market reform” requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Affordable Care Act, Employee Benefits

Know What to Expect When Your Employee is Expecting

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Mar 27, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

A recent article in Employee Benefit News points out that only four out of five employees return to work after maternity leave. The treatment they receive from their boss has a major influence on that decision.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement

Webinar: What Employers Need to Know about Health Coverage in Mergers and Acquisitions

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

When employers negotiate a merger or acquisition, it’s important for the buyer and seller to consider how health benefits will be offered after the transaction closes.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits, Learning Events

Building a Multi-generational Benefits Plan

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Mar 15, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

Today’s workforce can consist of employees from three to five generations, with each group having different needs. That’s why it’s important to build a multi-generational benefits strategy.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement