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How a Wellness Program Can Have a Positive Financial Impact on Your Benefits Plan

Over the last decade, more offices have added wellness programs to their corporate lineup which may include walking paths around office campuses, workout rooms, and even regular nutrition and health “Lunch and Learns.” In fact, the workplace is doing more disease prevention and wellness than just about any other entity…

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The Great Resignation: Transforming Obstacle into Opportunity

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a startling 4.5 million people—the highest number ever recorded—voluntarily left their jobs in November 2021. From your local fast-food restaurant to manufacturing shops and the library down the street, it seems like every business, regardless of industry, size, or location, is hurting…

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Workplace Safety and Health: How Employers Can Take Advantage of Wellness Dollar Utilization

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Health insurance companies offer Wellness Dollars to their members to help promote employee health and well-being. Healthier employees drive improved productivity and lower medical costs. These dollars are frequently used for programs such as smoking cessation, weight loss programs, fitness challenges and/or exercise equipment. Many health insurance companies have recognized…

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OSHA Recordkeeping: Tips to Get Your Logs in on Time

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The OSHA recordkeeping process can provide valuable information to an organization. The information can be leveraged to develop strategic plans to improve the company’s risk profile, reduce workers compensation claim activity, and provide a safer work environment for employees. Although valuable, the regulation itself is very detailed and can often…

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Health Care Reform Advisory: Guidance Released for Health Plan Coverage Over-The-Counter COVID-19 Tests

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On January 10, 2022, the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and Treasury (“The Departments”) released Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Part 51, in response to the Biden Administration’s directive to issue guidance requiring group health care plans and insurers to provide coverage of over the counter (OTC)…

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Why the C-Suite Should Be More Involved in Managing Their Benefits Plan

Employee benefits are becoming more and more important for companies who are competing for the best and the brightest available in this ever-changing work landscape. According to a recent article, discussions about employee benefits are under more scrutiny than ever from the C-suite and beyond. The reasons? There are several,…

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Group Health Plan Advisory: Court Rules OSHA Vaccination Mandate Emergency Temporary Standard Can Move Forward

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The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has overturned an earlier court ruling that had blocked OSHA’s vaccine mandate Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The new ruling means that private employers with at least 100 employees will need to implement a mandatory vaccination program unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes. In…

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Unison Risk Advisors Introduces wellness+

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Just in time for your new year’s resolutions, on Jan. 1, 2022, Unison Risk Advisors (Oswald Companies and RCM&D) will introduce a new wellness solution for you and your employees. Even better news is this wellness solution will provide you with a no cost wellness platform along with the tools…

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[Live Webcast Dec. 1] Give Your Employees a New and Immediate Way to Pay For Health Care Costs, When They Need it Most

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Did you know 69% of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings and 45% have no savings at all? Even with medical insurance, out-of-pocket costs continue to rise, and one unexpected bill can drive one into debt. This forces many to choose between paying their bills and obtaining the health…

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[On-Demand Webinar] OSHA’s New Vaccination Mandate: What Employers Need to Know

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: Mandate!) Watch here as Unison Risk Advisors and Seth Briskin, the Managing Partner of Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis examine the vaccination mandate and prepare your organization for the workplace vaccine and testing requirements. OSHA just published a nearly 500 page document of the COVID-19 Vaccination…

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