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What is Telemedicine?

Telemedicine   As technology has developed, so has people’s ability to overcome the traditional communication barriers of time and distance. The practice of telemedicine is a step forward in the health care industry to use telecommunication to bridge the gap..

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Happy Heart Day

Happy Heart Day!   This probably isn’t the heart you were planning on celebrating today but we would like you to take a little more time and think about the one beating in your chest. Did you know February is..

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Prescription Drug Trends

Prescription Drug Trends As prescription drug costs continue to increase, it is important for employers to understand the trends behind prescription drug costs and what they can do to better manage their health care expenses.   In 2019, the United..

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Fertility Benefits

Fertility Benefits   Did you know both the World Health Organization and the American Medical Association (AMA) recognized infertility as a disease in 2017? This is expected to have a great impact on how insurers and employers treat infertility when..

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It’s That Time of Year Again for ACA Reporting

It’s That Time of Year Again for ACA Reporting The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created reporting rules under Code Sections 6055 and 6056 that require certain employers to provide information to the IRS about the health plan coverage they offer..

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Mental Health In The Workplace

Mental Health and the Workplace   More than 1 in 5 Americans have diagnosable mental disorders at some point in their lives, yet only about half of those individuals receive professional mental health treatment. One major determinant of an individual’s..

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5 Tips For Maximizing Your HSA

5 Tips For Maximizing Your HSA   Health savings accounts (HSAs) are a great tool for helping manage your out-of-pocket health care expenses. Follow these five strategies below to make sure you are getting the most out of your HSA..

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How the Government Shutdown is Affecting Employers

How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting Employers The current partial government shutdown—which has been in effect since Dec. 22, 2018—is the longest shutdown in U.S. history. Unlike past shutdowns, the government is not completely closed. However, due to the prolonged..

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Eat Your Greens

Eat your greens, or at least a low stress diet.   Even though your job or family life may be the main source of stress in your life, your diet can also contribute to emotional turmoil. According to the Wellness..

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