Live Well, Work Well – May 2016

Live Well, Work Well – May 2016 Physicians Urged to Think Twice Before Prescribing Opioids Since 2000, the rate of deaths from opioid overdoses has increased 200 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC estimates that approximately 40 Americans die each day from opioid overdoses. May 2016 Live Well,…

Benefit Insights – Understanding Employee Benefits Liability

Benefit Insights – Understanding Employee Benefits Liability  Employee benefits liability (EBL) is insurance that covers businesses from errors and omissions that occur when employee benefit plans are administered. These errors and omissions may include failing to enroll, maintain or terminate employees in a plan, and failing to correctly describe benefit plans and eligibility rules to…

Benefits Insights – Career Pathing

Benefits Insights – Career Pathing  Career pathing is a structured, comprehensive development planning process intended to help employees visualize their career potential within a company. The process requires employees to take an honest look at their career goals, skills, needed knowledge, experience and personal characteristics. They are then required to make a plan for achieving…

Benefits Insights – ACA Changes Overview

Benefits Insights – ACA Changes Overview The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has brought significant changes to the health care industry. The article below summarizes some of the main trends that have resulted from the ACA over the past few years. Insured Rates Since the passage of the ACA, 20 million people have gained health insurance,…