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Individual Health Insurance Guidance: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Advisory

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Individuals who are currently or will soon be eligible for COBRA because of loss of employment or a reduction in hours due to COVID-19 may benefit from reviewing a broader landscape of insurance providers, plans and costs. Please download the advisory below…

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Leading Through Crisis: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources From Around the Web

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Oswald Companies will continue to collect helpful links and information from around the web on leading through crisis environments and managing your business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note: This is a curated list of external links and resources. This communication is…

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Group Health Plan Advisory (COVID-19): Families First Coronavirus Response Act Impact on Employee Benefits

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) was passed by Congress and has been signed by the President. The Act requires most health plans, including employer sponsored plans, to cover costs related to COVID-19 testing. In addition, it includes significant provisions…

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A Helping Hand to Navigate the Landscape of Health Care

Al Rubosky

Health care happens to all of us and navigating the landscape can be confusing. Whether it’s an unplanned illness, emergency, planned procedure or test, health insurance plan members face access and care decisions at multiple entry points. A member’s health care journey might start with a primary care doctor, emergency…

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Independent Schools Benefits Consortium (ISBC)

Kurt Meinberg

The ISBC works with schools of all sizes to assist with their Employee Benefits through the Independent Schools Benefits Consortium.

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The Right Medicine for Successfully Managing Prescription Drug Plans

The fact Americans are living longer – an average of 78.7 years, nine years longer than in 1960 – is attributed to many factors – healthier lifestyles, better access to medical care, and advances in health care practices and medicines. The use of prescription drug plans has become a staple…

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Medicare Plans and Open Enrollment: Solving the Puzzle

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What is Medicare? Medicare is the health insurance program run by the Federal Government. It is available to those 65 and older, those under 65 with certain disabilities, and those with end-stage renal disease. If you don’t sign up when first eligible at age 65 and don’t have qualifying coverage…

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Oswald Companies Announces Acquisition of InsureOne Benefits, Inc.

CLEVELAND – Oct. 7, 2019 – Oswald Companies, one of the largest independently owned insurance brokerages in the U.S., has announced the acquisition of InsureOne Benefits, Inc. InsureOne Benefits is a health insurance and Medicare benefits brokerage firm, based in Litchfield, Ohio, which specializes in delivering individual and family health…

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The Cost of Doing Nothing: Healthcare and Data-Driven Decision Making

Michael Clark

Inertia can set in as employers struggle to balance escalating benefits costs with organizational financial targets. For employers, passing along higher costs to employees seems to be the easiest and most traditional way to sustain benefits programs. Meanwhile, employees often passively enroll in same original plan they chose when first…

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Maximizing the Potential of Your Human Capital

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Is your company up to the challenge of attracting and retaining the top performers needed to drive your business? Recruiting and retention has taken on a “Game of Thrones” approach where the competition is fierce to land the right candidate. And despite what most pundits say about millennials – Forbes…

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