×

Resources

News & Announcements

Don’t Put Up with the Bull of Bullying

There’s no place for bullying and that’s especially true in the workplace, yet many employees bully their co-workers. So, how does this happen? It […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

DOL Issues Compliance Guidance for Employee Benefit Plans Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

The DOL issued guidance for employee benefit plans, plan sponsors, and employers located in a county identified for individual assistance by the Federal Emergency […]

Read more

What You Need to Know about Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

A dependent care flexible spending account (DCFSA) is a pre-tax benefit account used to pay for eligible dependent care services. The IRS determines which […]

Read more

Understanding EAP Confidentiality

When it comes to Employee Assistance Programs, confidentiality is a concern for both employers and employees. As an employer, it is helpful to understand […]

Read more

Small Businesses Healthcare Competitive, But Faces Two Big Challenges

We recently revealed how competitive small business health plans are when compared to national averages—and even how they are doing a better job of […]

Read more

What You Need to Know about Health Flexible Spending Accounts

A health flexible spending account (FSA) is a pre-tax account used to pay for out-of-pocket health care costs for a participant as well as […]

Read more

Survey: Small Businesses Keeping Pace with Health Benefits Offered by Employers Nationwide

Small employers, those with fewer than 100 employees, have a reputation for not offering health insurance benefits that are competitive with larger employers, but […]

Read more

The COBRA Payment Process

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) allows qualified beneficiaries who lose health benefits due to a qualifying event to continue group […]

Read more

Strategic benefits communication: Five key steps to success this open enrollment season

In previous posts, I have talked about several aspects of strategic benefits communication. Now it’s time to put those strategies into action. As we […]

Read more

Wellness Programs – Getting Started and Remaining Compliant

Where to Start? First, expand the usual scope of wellness activity to well-BEING. Include initiatives that support more than just physical fitness, such as […]

Read more

Biting the Hand that Pays Them

I was recently asked to speak to a gathering of hospital-sponsored health plans and providers of health care services about our health care system, […]

Read more