Put Away the Sledgehammer Use Data to Change Behaviors and Control CostsPut Away the Sledgehammer: Use Data to Change Behaviors and Control Cost

Author: Kyle Anthony | Date:July 10th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk

Passing along medical plan costs to employees is nothing new. In fact, this traditional approach has been used for decades as employers scramble to find ways to afford the escalating costs of group benefit plans. Unfortunately, the status quo has many negative, albeit unintended, consequences. Passing along additional costs or making sweeping plan design changes […]

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Oswald Companies ColumbusOswald Columbus Continues Expansion, Named to Central Ohio Largest Independent Insurance Agencies List; Earns Corporate Citizenship Award Nomination

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:June 27th, 2018 | Category: Blog, News

COLUMBUS – June 27, 2018 – Over the last 12 months, the Columbus Branch of Oswald Companies has been “on-the-grow,” expanding into a larger office space at 353 W. Nationwide Blvd. and earning several distinctions in the Central Ohio market. The team, led by Market Leader Steffan Moody, recently claimed the seventh spot in Columbus Business […]

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Steve StromSteve Strom Joins Oswald Companies’ Cincinnati Office

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:June 25th, 2018 | Category: Blog, News

CINCINNATI – June 25, 2018 – Oswald Companies, one of the largest independent and employee-owned insurance brokerage and risk management firms in the nation, has announced the appointment of Steve Strom to the position of Sales Associate, Property & Casualty. In his role, Strom will be responsible for new business development along with the service and retention […]

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Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplaces 2018Oswald Companies Named to Top Workplaces For The Fifth Consecutive Year

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:June 18th, 2018 | Category: Blog, News

CLEVELAND – June 18, 2018 – For the fifth consecutive year, and sixth year overall, Oswald Companies was named to The Plain Dealer Top Workplaces 2018, ranking number five for midsize companies, announced June 17, 2018. Evaluations for the Top Workplaces program are based on results from employee survey questions, which are focused on a variety of organizational health factors. The 2018 […]

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Pharmacy Benefit ManagerIs It Time You Reconsidered Your Pharmacy Benefit Manager?

Author: Marc Lasceski | Date:June 14th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits

As open enrollment time approaches each year, companies have to look at every aspect of their benefits package in order to manage rising costs while still offering their employees attractive options. One part of the package that’s getting more and more attention is Pharmacy cost and the role of the Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM). PBMs […]

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Construction Attracting CybercrimeConstruction Attracting Cybercrime: Protecting Your Risk and Mitigating Damage

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:June 12th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

Criminals prefer easy targets. Therefore, it stands to reason that industries slow to implement proper cyber security measures are among the easiest targets for cyber criminals to infiltrate. Construction has lagged behind other industries in its adaptation of technology solutions and as a result, is a favorite cyberattack target. Two of the specialties of Oswald’s […]

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Risk UpdatesRisk Updates: OSHA 300A Form Due July 1

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:June 8th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Property & Casualty

This is the second consecutive year OSHA requires an electronic submission of the 2017 OSHA 300A Form.  Due Date: July 1, 2018.    Who: Establishments with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness records, and establishments with 20-249 employees that are classified in certain industries with historically high rates of occupational […]

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