Group Buying ProgramsGroup Buying Programs and Regulatory Changes Expand Healthcare Options for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

Author: Al Rubosky | Date:October 19th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits

It is no secret that sole proprietors and middle market employers have faced challenges when purchasing healthcare insurance for themselves and their employees. Sole proprietors find the rising costs of purchasing on the individual market a hindrance to securing the best coverage. Small employers are often limited in their selections due to size and the […]

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[VIDEO] osWell Health Clip Ep. 3: Exercise is NOT the Key to Weight Loss

Author: Aaron Witwer | Date:August 7th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, General

  osWell Health Clip is a feature presented by osWell Health Management Even though Physical activity is NOT the key to weight loss, it’s still awesome. You can do it if you’re older, younger, skinny, short, extra tall, overweight, one-legged, 6-fingered, if you live in the cold or in a tree or without running water. We […]

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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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Steve HoppSteve Hopp Joins Oswald’s Employee Benefits Team

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:May 9th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, News

CLEVELAND – May 9, 2018 – Oswald Companies has announced the addition of Steve Hopp to the Cleveland employee benefits team. In his role as Senior Sales Executive, Hopp partners with organizations to develop and implement innovative and sustainable total rewards solutions encompassing employee benefits, private equity and independent schools. “Steve is highly recognized for his […]

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BenefitsIt’s Not Just Insurance Anymore

Author: Jonathan Sadlier | Date:February 14th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits

Healthcare Benefit Trends Address Risk Management Employers grapple with offering benefits that sustain their organizations’ bottom line and meet the needs of employees. It gets harder every year and last year was no exception. Managing benefits, particularly healthcare coverage, impacts profitability and as the war for talent escalates, total rewards play an important role in […]

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Shawn BogenriefOswald Companies Welcomes Shawn Bogenrief to Columbus Branch

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:January 30th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, General

CLEVELAND – Jan. 30, 2018 – Oswald Companies has announced the addition of Shawn Bogenrief to the Columbus risk management team. In his role as Senior Sales Executive, Bogenrief partners with organizations to develop and implement innovative and sustainable total rewards solutions encompassing employee benefits, retirement and wealth management practices. “Shawn’s recognized leadership and proven […]

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Helping HandThe Confidential Advocate: Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Author: Christina Schneider | Date:December 18th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, General

Years ago, I was meeting with a commercial prospect. They were interviewing agents to see what additional benefits could be offered to re-engage their staff. As we continued our conversation, I learned that one of their floor managers, a highly skilled member of the team who typically motivated others, had lately seemed distracted and that […]

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[VIDEO] osWell Health Clip Ep. 2: Does Less Sleep Mean Weight Gain?

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 10th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, General

osWell Health Clip is a new feature presented by osWell Health Management This time we’re discussing Sleep and Weight Gain. Does less sleep really contribute to weight gain? Are our late-night Netflix binges, and all-nighters contributing to our decline? The short answer is: Yes. And, you know this… You’re not craving a kale smoothie while you’re […]

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