Grocery Store Best Buys – 2018

These tips can help you choose nutritious foods on a limited budget: Bread and grains: • Look for bargains on day-old bread and bakery products. • Buy regular rice, oatmeal and grits instead of the instant and flavored varieties. Click here for article  

2018 Live Well, Work Well

MyPlate Helps You Make Healthy Food Choices The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) created MyPlate, a symbol for healthy eating that is designed to provide a simple visual reminder to help consumers make healthy food choices. Also, the USDA released the following general recommendations for healthier eating, derived from the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans:…

Cold or Flu?

How to Spot the Difference The common cold and seasonal flu share many symptoms, but there are points of differentiation to help you identify which it is in order to seek proper treatment. Cold or Flu Poster (1)

2018 Know Your Benefits – March

New Medicare Cards The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to remove Social Security numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A new Medicare beneficiary identifier (MBI) will replace the SSN-based health insurance claim number (HICN) on the new cards. New Medicare…

2018 HR Brief -March

New HHS Secretary is Focused on Opioid Crisis, You Should Be Too A recent study by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) revealed that 80 percent of large employers are concerned about employees’ abuse of prescription opioids. HR Brief – March 2018

2018 Live well, work well-March

Eating Healthy Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive Eating a well-balanced diet is a key component in living a long, healthy life. Many Americans think that eating healthy means they have to empty their wallets, which isn’t necessarily the truth. Keep the following money-saving tips in mind next time you’re grocery shopping: Live Well, Work Well…

2018 Benefits Buzz – March

Spending Resolution Affects ACA Taxes On Jan. 22, 2018, President Donald Trump signed a short-term continuing spending resolution into law to end the government shutdown and continue funding through Feb. 8, 2018. The continuing resolution impacts the following three taxes and fees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA): Benefits Buzz March 2018