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6 Reasons Self-Funded Plans Are Gaining Popularity

Since the ACA was enacted eight years ago, many employers are re-examining employee benefits in an effort to manage costs, navigate changing regulations, and […]

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Leveraging Generational Factors for Overall Success

Millennials, commonly but not exclusively defined as people born between 1981 and 1996, occupy a complicated space in today’s workplace—predominantly because they’re the youngest […]

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Cobra Liability in Mergers and Acquisitions

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requires certain group health plans to make continuation coverage available to certain individuals who would otherwise lose […]

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A Real-Time Action Plan for Increased Revenue

As HR Technologist reported recently, current best-in-class companies know that the rising talent pool is composed of millennials, people of color, and women, and so […]

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Habit-Forming Tech

With apologies to singer Robert Palmer, you might as well face it, you’re addicted to technology. We all love our various smart devices, and it […]

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Solving Problems – While Increasing Employee Satisfaction

“Design thinking” is a fairly common term. Even if the phrase is new to you, it’s reasonably easy to intuit how it works: design […]

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Question of the Month

Q.For a high deductible health plan (HDHP) to qualify for health savings account (HSA) eligibility, what is the minimum amount that an embedded individual […]

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Everyone Wins When Growth is the Goal

It’s a dilemma. On the one hand, today’s buzzing, multifaceted working environments challenge employees more than ever before. On the other, these same working […]

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DOL Issues Final Regulations Regarding Association Health Plans

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 that broadens the definition […]

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Addressing Mental Health Care at Work

Nancy Spangler, senior consultant at the Center for Workplace Mental Health of the American Psychiatric Foundation, says that one in five adults has a […]

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Question of the Month: Penalties for failing to comply with Section 125 requirements

Q.What are the penalties for failing to comply with Section 125 requirements, such as failing to follow a cafeteria plan document’s terms?

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How Well do Your Employees Evaluate Risk?

In a recent column in Human Resource Executive, Carol Harnett reminds us that humans are notoriously poor at evaluating risk. We don’t always focus […]

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