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Oswald Companies Acquires Group Benefits Specialists, Inc.

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Continues Columbus region expansion CLEVELAND – May 19, 2014 – Oswald Companies – one of the largest independently owned insurance brokerages in the U.S. – has announced the acquisition of Group Benefits Specialists, Inc. (GBS), a Columbus, Ohio-based firm specializing in group benefits insurance. Group Benefits Specialists, Inc. was founded…

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Join Oswald May 20 to Discuss the Future of Employer-Based Benefit Plans

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been a game changer for many businesses, but with the new private exchanges and wellness workplace solutions, companies are helping to write their own rules to empower employees and impact their bottom line. Join Oswald on May 20, 2014 for an educational seminar to…

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The Private Exchange Conundrum | Seminar June 12, 2014

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The ACA has been a game-changer for businesses of all sizes, but with the new private exchanges, companies are helping to write their own rules to empower employees and impact their bottom line. Join us for an educational seminar to help demystify the hype around private exchanges, and cut through…

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Oswald Introduces osWell, a New Health Management Solution for Clients

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CLEVELAND – April 30, 2014 – Oswald – one of the largest independently-owned insurance brokerages in the U.S. – is proud to announce the launch of osWell, a Health Management solution geared towards employers looking to improve the health of their employees and lower overall health care costs. Offered to…

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Oswald’s Paul Catania to Discuss Health Care Reform at “Maximize Your Business’ Potential Conference”

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The delay of the ACA’s employer mandate until 2015 offers employers one additional year to evaluate all new opportunities and new risk exposures, including a comprehensive demographic analysis of eligible, but not currently enrolled employees, spousal coverage options and projected employee subsidy eligibility. Join Paul Catania, Oswald Senior Vice President,…

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Oswald Companies Appoints John Fasola to Director of Employee Benefits

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CLEVELAND – Feb. 25, 2014 – Oswald Companies has announced the appointment of John Fasola to the position of Senior Vice President, Director of Employee Benefits. In his position, Fasola will be responsible for leading Oswald’s highly recognized Employee Benefits and Health Management Services Division. “We proudly welcome John to…

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Taking Control: Consumers Becoming More Cost-Conscious of Health Care Providers

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The Affordable Care Act strives to give the public ownership of their health insurance decisions. What we’re seeing in our market, and throughout the country, is the natural increase in the desire of individuals to “understand” and to be better actual consumers. As a result, hospitals are seeing more price-based…

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1099’ed or W-2’ed Employee? Why It Matters More Now Than Ever

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If you’re confused with the IRS rules surrounding “who is an employee” and “who is a contractor,” you are not alone. Temp agencies, retail businesses, transportation companies and other businesses that are seasonal in nature seem to be the most affected by this. However, many transportation and service industries had…

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Employee Benefits Webinar Topic 11/14: Stop Loss Coverage

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Join Oswald this Thursday, November 14 at 2:00 pm Eastern Time for an overview of how the Affordable Care Act increases the exposure to large claims, how to evaluate your risks and alternatives to conventional funding. Mandated changes from Affordable Care Act which must be made for all group medical…

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Oswald to be Sponsor at WKYC Health and Wellness Expo

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CLEVELAND – September 3, 2013 – Oswald – one of the largest independently-owned insurance brokerages in the U.S. – is proud to be a sponsor of the first annual WKYC Health and Wellness Expo at the new Cleveland Convention Center. The expo, a free public event, will take place Saturday,…

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