Under the Affordable Care Act, certain employers have an annual obligation to pay the PCORI fee. Generally, this fee applies to employers that have a self-insured group health plan and to employers that have a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) alongside their fully-insured group health plan. Sponsors of any applicable plans that ended in 2016 must [...]Continue Reading →
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As employers look to help reduce health care costs for their organization and their employees, it’s critical to ensure that a multi-channel, internal communication strategy is in place. Employers should look for ways to reach employees with content in a variety of ways — including online, mobile tools, one-on-one meetings, emails, printed materials, and more. [...]Continue Reading →
Is your company looking to introduce a Health Savings Account option as part of its employee benefits program? Are you looking to increase education and participation around an HSA that is currently being offered? If so, we are happy to announce that we have a new resource that your company may find useful. We encourage [...]Continue Reading →
As employers look to minimize turnover at their organization, it’s critical to ensure that employees feel satisfied and motivated. One such way to do this is to launch a formal employee recognition program. Of course, that type of initiative takes time and money. But if your company is considering whether to take that step, the [...]Continue Reading →
As organizations look to stay competitive in their recruiting and retention efforts, it is critical to ensure that workers feel satisfied and motivated. This often includes offering rewards (tangible and intangible) that help employees feel like their performance is meaningful to the company and that their work is appreciated. If you are looking for ways to motivate [...]Continue Reading →
On February 25th, 2015, the Department of Labor issued a final rule that expands protections for same-sex spouses under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Here are some key points to note about this rule: Place of Celebration: The final rule adopts a “place of celebration” rule, instead of the “state of residence” [...]Continue Reading →
Does your company have a workforce full of engaged employees? According to a recent Gallup report, the answer to that question may not necessarily be “yes“. Here are a few of the key statistics highlighted in the report: Less than one-third (31.5%) of U.S. workers were engaged in their jobs in 2014 Managers, executives, and [...]Continue Reading →