100 Calories or less

Did you know that one snack-sized bag of potato chips has about the same number of calories as an apple and one cup of strawberries and one cup of carrots with low-calorie dip? When trying to lose weight, one of the important points to consider is eating fewer calories than you did previously. But this…

High Blood Pressure

Do you have high blood pressure? High blood pressure can cause heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness and even lead to death. Luckily, high blood pressure is easy to identify through screening, and relatively easy to treat. Experts recommend that adults over the age of 18 get screened periodically for high blood pressure. If you…

Compliance Bulletin

DOL Finalizes Rule to Expand Association Health Plans On June 19, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) released a final rule that gives small businesses more freedom to join together as a single group to purchase health insurance in the large group market or to self-insure. These benefit arrangements are called association health plans (AHPs).…

Live Well Work Well July 2018

WHO Calls for a Ban on Artificially Produced Trans Fat The World Health Organization (WHO) says that the artificially produced trans fats found in junk and fried foods contribute to more than 500,000 preventable deaths annually. That’s why the WHO has released REPLACE, a guide for governments to eliminate industrially produced trans fat in their…

HR Brief July 2018

IQ or EQ: What’s More Valuable to Your Company? The smartest person is usually considered the best person for a job, especially when it comes to leadership. However, HR experts argue that traditional intelligence (book smarts) may not be as important as emotional intelligence (people smarts).   Click below for full article. HR Brief –…

Benefits Buzz July 2018

ACA Affordability Percentages Will Increase for 2019 The IRS recently issued a Revenue Procedure to index the contribution percentages used to determine the affordability of an employer’s plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).   Click on the link below for the full article. Benefits Buzz July 2018

High Cholesterol

Do you have high cholesterol? High cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, the leading killer of men and women in the United States. Many adults have blood cholesterol levels that are high or borderline high. However, screening can identify high cholesterol, so people can seek treatment to reduce risk of disease. Click…

All your ducks in a row

Aligning all your employee benefits products makes everything work together—like ducks in a row. But sometimes getting everything to align is not so easy. Some parts of your benefits package are tougher to get in order than others. Turn to us for a complete offering of health insurance and voluntary benefit products as well as…

Health and Wellness 2018

These days, you may feel overwhelmed with all the health information available to you. However, there are really only a few basic tips to keep in mind for your optimal health. Follow these five simple suggestions to get started on your way to living a happy and healthy life! Click Here for Article