Benefits Communication

Millennial Growth Signals a Shift in Healthcare

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Just as our last post discussed a major influence of health care changes ahead – HR and benefits technology – we will be focusing on the millennial generation and the impact this group has on the nature of employer sponsored benefit plans. This particular topic has been given a lot of attention, especially in the […]

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Health Benefit Technologies – Here to Stay

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It’s not enough for HR to simply recognize the advantages technology can bring to their business. It’s time to take action. In 2015, more than $2 billion in investment capital was raised for HR technology. The HR function is now inundated with technology options to help automate, secure and streamline their internal processes. These technology […]

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August 2016 HR Benefits Newsletter

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Here are the Topics Included in This Month’s Edition of Your HR Benefits Newsletter   Penalties Increase for Employers Violating Certain Federal Labor Laws Employers May Continue to File ACA Information Returns (Forms 1094 & 1095) Best Practices for Preventing Workplace Harassment 5 Guidelines for Propecting Employees from Heat Stress Proposed Changes to Form 5500 Include […]

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The Battle Against High Prescription Drug Prices

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Americans are paying more for prescription medication and it’s time to start paying attention. This post will explore a recent investigation conducted by Consumer Reports, where it was uncovered that one-third of Americans are seeing higher prices for prescriptions. Beyond that, one-in-six people actually chose to avoid getting a prescription filled because of the cost. As […]

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July 2016 HR Benefits Newsletter

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Here are the Topics Included in This Month’s Edition of Your HR Benefits Newsletter   PCORI Fees Due by Aug 1st for Employers Sponsoring HRAs & other Self-Insured Plans Increased Penalty for Violating EEOC Posting Requirements Tips for Keeping Employees Motivated During the Summer 5 Must-Have Forms & Records for New Hires Sample Notice Helps […]

Benefits Communication

A Look at the 2016 Workplace Benefits Report

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Financial Wellness was a critical component in the 2016 Workplace Benefits Report from Bank of America. The study honed in on employees and the incredible need for more tools, education and resources. 60% of employees surveyed reported feeling somewhat or very stressed about their financial situation, up from 50% in 2013. This uncertainty stretches across all generations too – […]