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Here are two light videos from Hartford Insurances' Technology Group that give humorous examples of how even a simple keystroke error or carelessness with paper documents can lead to a potentially serious data breach.Read More
As the world of health insurance and employee business gets more and more complicated, benefits providers face the growing difficulty of actually explaining benefits in a way people and businesses understand. I recently addressed this issue in my article, “The New World Reality of Benefits Communication” in the May 2014 edition of Employee Benefit Plan Review.Read More
“Safety is about 10% technical knowledge and 90% how it is communicated to the workforce.” The big secret is that it does not take a huge safety budget to engage employees in the safety process. An effective communications strategy from the management team requires only a few minutes of a manager’s time.Read More
As health care reform becomes further solidified at the federal and state level, one area of healthcare remains shaky at best: adult dental. In a recent article at Benefits Pro, Gregory & Appel's Susan Rider offered insights and options for business owners trying to decide how dental fits into their benefits programming.Read More
Within the trucking industry specifically, there are many concerned companies keeping an eye on a bill -H.R.2730 - SAFE HAUL Act of 2013 that was quietly introduced into the House of Representatives last July and is currently in committee.Read More
Insurance, similar to other financial products like stocks, bonds, or annuities, has almost always been an optional purchase. No law has really ever obligated anyone in the United States to purchase insurance (until the Affordable Care Act). Surprisingly, up until now, there’d been quite a bit of freedom in the U.S. about your right to buy or not buy insurance.Read More
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) continues to stay in the headlines as businesses and everyday consumers have continual questions about what kind of impact the new law will ultimately have on them.Read More