Mental Health: Employer Options for Better Access in Today’s Marketplace

Author: Lars Schultz

Behavioral Health has always been something that employers have seen, but rarely want to talk about.  It has recently been gaining steam in American culture and it can no longer be treated like a dirty little secret.  We must embrace it.  Let’s look at a few statistics about the current state of..

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5 Tips for Optimizing Your Employee Communications Strategy

Author: Liz Pond

Category: Employee Benefits

Believe it or not, we’re almost halfway through 2019! The mid-year point is a great time to reassess your communications strategy to ensure your employees are understanding and making the most of their benefits. If you don’t currently have a strategy, it’s never too late to start thinking about..

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Thunderstorms - What to do Before, During, and After

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

Warmer weather is here and with that comes the chance for severe thunderstorms. Here are some safety tips for before, during, and after a thunderstorm. 

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Episode 3.2: Communicating Your Benefit Plan's Value to Employees

Companies spend a lot of time and even more money putting together a valuable benefits plan. Unfortunately, employees still see the annual benefits process as burdensome and problematic. What can employers do to make this process more engaging and ensure employees can see the value in their..

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Builder’s Risk Insurance and Waivers of Subrogation

Spring has sprung and with that the building season is in full swing! Though, come to think of it, when hasn’t building been in full swing as of late? With all these buildings going into the ground and sprouting out of it, it makes me think of builder’s risk insurance

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Benefit Education – Going Beyond Open Enrollment

It’s the time of year where open enrollment is well behind us and probably isn’t top of mind until we have to start preparing again for next year. This is great time to reflect and ask ourselves: How many employees truly understand the benefits choices they have made?  Most employees do one of..

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Reducing Health Care Costs through Value Based Care

Value-based care is understood to be an improved approach to reducing the cost of health care when compared with the current fee-for-service model. This is because value-based care compensates providers for improved patient outcomes instead of compensating them for providing greater amounts of..

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Mental Stress Claims

As an employer, you must realize that not all injuries are from a physical or occupational injury.  Mental stress injuries also occur and may be found to be compensable. Wisconsin is one of the few states that recognizes that mental injuries can be presented as worker’s compensation claims as..

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Better Outcomes and Employee Satisfaction Through Episodes of Care

Not all medical care is the same.  Are your employees getting the most appropriate care available, to achieve the best possible outcomes?

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The Cyber Paradox

Author: David Kruse

Category: Cyber Liability

Sometime during my sophomore year at Marquette University, in between classic college trips to the dining hall and walking down to throw a Frisbee around by the lake, I made the decision to add a philosophy major to my degree.

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