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Long-Term Care Act to Expand Outside of Washington

Kerryn Limongi

Washington state implemented the first public Long-Term Care (LTC) option* funded through a new payroll tax, and other states are looking to mandate a similar plan. California, which is leading the next wave of publicly funded LTC options, may only give employers 24 hours to comply and is expected to…

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[Live Webcast April 7] Create a DEI Strategy That Will Deliver Long-Term Results

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Current diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategies struggle to balance workforces’ complicated needs with delivering impact. More than ever, DEI leaders must distinguish their organizations by designing and executing on strategies that foster diverse and inclusive work environments. Join us on Thursday, April 7 at 12:30 p.m. ET as we…

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What Employers and Employees Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

Kerryn Limongi

Long-term Care (LTC) Insurance has existed for decades however it is becoming more prevalent for a few reasons: Baby boomers are finding out that once you need the coverage, it’s too late. Disqualification occurs if an individual has a debilitating condition, or is over the age of 75. Funding for…

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[On-Demand Webinar] OswaldRx Plus: An Innovative Pharmacy Benefits Solution for Employers

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: Pharmacy22!) Looking to take your pharmacy program to the next level? OswaldRx Plus is a proprietary solution focused on optimizing pharmacy programs by providing access to the clinical expertise of dedicated pharmacists. OswaldRx Plus provides best-in-class, concierge level service, helping people actively manage their medications while…

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Closing the Health-Safety Gap: A Holistic, Data-Driven Approach to Risk Management

Steve Carey and Maddie Rich

Historically, worker health and worker safety have been addressed from two separate silos. Safety is normally handled by a finance and safety team focused on occupational safety, lowering instances of injury, and workers’ compensation cost reductions. On the other side, health and wellness programs are typically handled by an HR…

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[On-Demand Webinar] Navigating the Personal Health Insurance Landscape with Oswald and InsureOne Benefits

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: insureone1!) Learn more about Oswald’s InsureOne Benefits platform that provides personal health insurance and Medicare coverage options. During the session, you will learn:  InsureOne Benefits has provided insurance solutions to over 60,000 individuals and families. Team is fully licensed with Health and Human Services and Center…

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Group Health Insurance Risk Management Strategies

Matt Miklos

During these unprecedented times, the challenge of managing the ever-increasing cost of health insurance has become more difficult. Employers should consider implementing risk management strategies that can help to avoid potential claims that drive health insurance costs. This strategy requires employee access to information, education, and personal assistance regarding affordable personal…

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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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