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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’s A&E Team Sponsors “Canstruction Cleveland” to Benefit Food Bank

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On Saturday, March 20, Oswald’s Architects & Engineers team participated in the ninth annual “Canstruction Cleveland” event at Beachwood mall. Canstruction® is a design/build competition showcasing the Cleveland community’s creativity, while helping to stock the shelves of the Cleveland Foodbank. View the photo gallery on the event Facebook page. The…

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Architects and Engineers All Ohio Convocation Set for April 23

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The All Ohio Convocation, a risk management program for the design and construction industry, will take place Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The full-day annual event, hosted by Oswald Companies, offers 5.5 AIA/ CES credits to attendees and features a panel of presenters to discuss a wide-range of topics including: strategic…

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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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OSHA Advisory: Employers Must Post Injury & Illness Summaries By Feb. 1, 2014

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to post the 300A OSHA Form, which lists a summary of the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred during 2013. The form must be signed and posted between Feb. 1 and April 30, 2014. Employers must post the…

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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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Kim Ferenchak Talks Compliance “Trip Wires” at Crain’s Panel Event [VIDEO]

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From planning, to activation, to responsiveness, strategic compliance programs are critical in today’s business climate, with more recent laws and regulations presenting the growing need for companies to get their arms around all of their unique exposures. Recently Kim Ferenchak, Oswald’s Executive Risk Practice Leader, served as a guest panelist…

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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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