Do you have a plan document? Are you sending out the required notices to your employees, and do they even read or understand them? Are you HIPAA compliant? It's very important to know where your company stands on your compliance obligations.
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..
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..
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..
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..
Not all medical care is the same. Are your employees getting the most appropriate care available, to achieve the best possible outcomes?
I have a two-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son who are simply amazing little creatures. Toddlers are innately curious about the world and want to better understand the things they see, hear, and do. Many times a day my wife and I are stuck in a constant assault of “why” questions. It’s..
Employers added 155,000 jobs to the U.S. economy in November 2018, far fewer than the roughly 200,000 new positions economists had expected, according to the November jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate held at 3.7% nationally, with Wisconsin coming in at 2.9%...