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Voluntary Benefits Improve Employee Satisfaction and Retention

Voluntary Benefits Improve Employee Satisfaction and Retention

As the economy continues roaring, the market for top talent stays exceedingly competitive. Multiple studies have consistently shown that a robust set of employee benefits is a vital component of an overall compensation package. But it's tough for smaller companies to...

Plan Terms – and Their Various Definitions

Plan Terms – and Their Various Definitions

In early February 2024, news broke of a proposed class action lawsuit against Johnson and Johnson for breach of their fiduciary duty under ERISA, also known as the Employee Retirement Income and Security Act. The plaintiff is suing J&J and their health plan...

Reflections on the Recent Johnson & Johnson Lawsuit

For those of us in the employee benefits world, quite a bombshell was dropped on Monday, February 5th when a class action lawsuit was proposed against Johnson and Johnson, and specific executives, for breach of fiduciary duty under the Employee Retirement Income and...

The Beacon – February 12, 2024

The Beacon – February 12, 2024

MZQ Beacon Alert - February 12, 2024 In this Edition: "Last week, an event occurred that many members of the compliance and benefits world have been waiting for: a major corporation, Johnson and Johnson (J&J), had a complaint filed against them. " Download the...

The Risk Report – February 2024

The Risk Report – February 2024

Download Volume 6, Issue 2 of The Risk Report In this Edition: New Rule Aims to Expedite Prior Authorization Requests New Platforms Help Employees Navigate Their Benefits Critical Illness Insurance Provides Vital Protection to Employees ‘CEOs Don’t Know Where Their...

New Approaches to Managing Health Care Costs, Improving Outcomes

New Approaches to Managing Health Care Costs, Improving Outcomes

As health insurance and health care costs continue climbing, some employers are taking new and innovative steps to tamp down costs for themselves and their covered employees while not sacrificing the quality of care they receive. Some of the strategies require a...

The Beacon – January 31, 2024

The Beacon – January 31, 2024

MZQ Beacon Alert - January 31, 2024 In this Edition: "Amid reports that many health insurance plans continue to impose barriers to contraceptive coverage, The Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury (collectively, The Departments) have issued...