Industry News

The Shifting PBM Landscape

As we approach January 1st, many employers are yet again seeing increases to the cost of their health plan - an all too familiar product of a health insurance model that isn’t working for consumers. Time and again, we’ve seen costs rise for plan participants without...

Some Insurers Step Up Group Health Plan Assistance

Some Insurers Step Up Group Health Plan Assistance

Some health insurers are helping business workers in group plans maintain employee benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey has found.  Social distancing and stay-at-home orders have put the hurt on hundreds of thousands of businesses across the...

10 Potential Causes of Employee COVID-19 Lawsuits

10 Potential Causes of Employee COVID-19 Lawsuits

The novel coronavirus that broke out in the winter has caused immeasurable suffering, both physical and economic. For employers struggling to stay in business, this is a fraught time where mistakes in managing their workforces could lead to employee lawsuits. Here are...

Tips for Successful Telecommuting During Outbreak

Tips for Successful Telecommuting During Outbreak

As the coronavirus spread ramps up and more people are being asked to self-isolate, many employers are scrambling to put systems in place to allow their employees to telecommute.  Many companies are not set up for telecommuting arrangements, and they have...

Coronavirus Update – 4-1-20

Here are the latest items that we've come across that we believe will be of value to you. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): We have spoken with many businesses who are looking to leverage the PPP that was part of the CARES Act, and as a reminder this is targeted...