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The Upside of Turnover

Posted by | June 19, 2018
Employee Benefits, HR Technology Solutions, Wellness & Cost Containment

Turnover is in the HR news headlines a lot lately. In particular, the focus is on what businesses should do to engage and retain their key employees to prevent turnover. The talent shortage and...

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Safe Harbor Affordability Changes

Posted by Brenda Sabin | June 13, 2018
Employee Benefits, HR Compliance & Payroll Solutions

The IRS recently issued Revenue Procedure 2018-34, which increased the safe harbor affordability percentages under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for the employee premium contributions for plan years...

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Value-Based Health Care - What Do We Mean by Value?

Posted by Maribeth Spellman | June 12, 2018
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

There is broad consensus that the predominant system for payment of health care services, the fee-for-service model, is not an effective mechanism for controlling costs and improving outcomes.  It is...

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Once Size Fits All: Or Does It?

Posted by | April 05, 2018
Employee Benefits

It’s no secret that great employees are tough to find. The search for them can be arduous and costly, and when they are finally on the payroll, there is no guarantee they won’t be stolen away by a...

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The Runway of an Employee Experience

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | March 30, 2018
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

One of the HR terms we keep hearing about is the “employee experience” and some are calling 2018 the year of the employee experience.  As the war for talent continues, both understanding and...

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How the New Tax Law Affects Fringe Benefits

Posted by Brenda Sabin | March 22, 2018
Employee Benefits, HR Compliance & Payroll Solutions

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which eliminated tax breaks for several fringe benefits for both the employer and the employee in various ways. This law...

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December 2017 Newsletter

Posted by | January 08, 2018
Employee Benefits, HR Compliance & Payroll Solutions, HR Technology Solutions, Wellness & Cost Containment

Each newsletter our experts cover a wide array of topics. This month's newsletter discusses the ACA penalty letters now being sent, price transparency and being better health care consumers,...

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Is Your Paid Time Off Policy Working?

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | December 29, 2017
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

For those of us following HR trends, we recognize there is a lot of attention being given to paid time off (PTO) policies.  You’ve surely heard of Netflix and their unlimited time off policy.  Some...

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Price Transparency - Encouraging Your Employees to be Better Health Care Consumers

Posted by Maribeth Spellman | December 26, 2017
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

I was holiday shopping recently for video games.  I was able to look online at various stores that sold the same game and determine the price of the game, allowing me to comparison shop.  I took into...

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September 2017 Newsletter

Posted by Stacey Sharp | November 15, 2017
Employee Benefits, HR Compliance & Payroll Solutions, HR Technology Solutions, Wellness & Cost Containment

Each newsletter our experts cover a wide array of topics. This month's newsletter discusses the penalties being assessed for the ACA, getting off to a good start with new hires, HR technology...

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