[VIDEO] osWell Health Clip: 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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Denise MirtichOswald’s Denise Mirtich Featured in the September Issue of PLANSPONSOR

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 3rd, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, News

Denise Mirtich, Director, Informatics & Technology Solutions at Oswald Companies, has been featured in the September PLANSPONSOR Magazine article, “Harvesting The Right Facts and Figures” by reporter Judy Ward (subscriber login required). The article reads: In this age of ‘big data,’ sponsors have the analytic tools at hand to make more informed decisions. In the […]

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Identity Theft | A Costly Crime [INFOGRAPHIC]

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 15th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits

Identity theft is a crime. According to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 15.4 million U.S. adults were affected by this in 2016. Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in some way that involves fraud […]

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Oswald Companies’ Michigan Branch Welcomes Schneider to Group Benefits Team

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 11th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, News

DETROIT – Sep. 11, 2017 – Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms, is pleased to announce the addition of Christina Schneider as Sales Executive in the Group Benefits Department. She specializes in working with clients to plan, consult and deploy strategic benefit plans. In her role, Schneider […]

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osWell Health Clip: Food and Cancer Prevention [VIDEO]

Author: Aaron Witwer | Date:August 3rd, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, General

osWell Health Clip is a new feature presented by osWell Health Management Let’s talk about food and cancer prevention. Evidence continues to mount that certain cancers are highly preventable or greatly impacted by our behavior. We’re aware of a few like smoking and lung cancer, smokeless tobacco and gum cancer, and sun exposure and skin […]

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oswald centreLargest Employee Benefits Division in Northeast Ohio, Oswald, Continues to Invest in Talent, Technologies and Client Resources

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:March 21st, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, News

CLEVELAND – March 21, 2017 – The Employee Benefits Division of Oswald Companies was recently featured as the largest in the Greater Cleveland region, by Crain’s Cleveland Business, in its annual listing of the largest Employee Benefits Service Firms. “The last 18 months have been truly transformative for our division, which now employs nearly 150 […]

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Countdown to ACA Reporting Filing Deadlines

Author: Andrea Esselstein | Date:February 10th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits

As a reminder, deadlines are approaching to file the required IRS forms under the ACA employer reporting requirements. Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) are required to report whether Minimum Value, affordable coverage was offered to any full-time employees (full-time for at least one month during the year).  Full-time equivalent employees must be included when determining if […]

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Status of the ACA: Insights from Washington D.C., as of Feb. 2, 2017

Author: Andrea Esselstein | Date:February 6th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits

On January 26, 2017, key members of the GOP met in Philadelphia for a health care summit.  With a goal to establish an ACA-replacement platform by consolidating varying proposed legislative bills, the Republican leadership left the city of Brotherly Love with little actionable progress. “We are still developing what this thing is going to look […]

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ACA Employer Reporting Requirements | Upcoming Due Dates

Author: Andrea Esselstein | Date:February 2nd, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits

Despite marketplace uncertainty surrounding potential “repeal and replace” details, the 2016 Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer reporting requirements remain effective with approaching due dates. Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) are required to report whether Minimum Value, affordable coverage was offered to any full-time employees (full-time for at least one month during the year).  Full-time equivalent employees must be […]

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