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The Remedy for ACA Headaches in 2015

February 12, 2014
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Good or bad, the ACA provides employers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to examine the role of benefits in attracting and keeping the employees.
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Employers Are Resizing Wellness Plans

February 11, 2014
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With a diverse employee base, one size doesn’t fit all for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
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‘The Biggest Loser’ Winner Debate and What It Means for Wellness

February 6, 2014
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Continue dangling those healthy carrots if you must, but if you really want your wellness program to work, consider investing in some professional help, too.
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When is 1,250 not 1,250? Hours Worked Versus Hours Paid for FMLA Eligibility

January 23, 2014
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Whatever time tracking and payroll system you use, it must have the ability to differentiate between time paid and time worked. It could likely save you from an FMLA claim if an employee is on the 1,250-hour bubble.
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Helicopter Employer Approaching

January 7, 2014
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'Why do American employers act like helicopter parents when it comes to their employees’ health care?'
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Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative Launched to Give Open Look Into Private Exchanges

January 5, 2014
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Group launched the collaborative to give employers information on products offered by health insurance exchanges.
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Accuracy Counts in Drafting Job Descriptions

December 19, 2013
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Job descriptions not only help establish reasonable expectations for what you expect from your employees in a position, but it also helps set a baseline for what you do, or do not, have to reasonably accommodate.
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FAMILY Act Would Provide Paid Leave for Employees

December 18, 2013
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This legislation would bring us up to par with the rest of the civilized world without imposing a significant monetary penalty on employers.
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Preparing Now for ACA Compliance in 2015

December 11, 2013
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Get through open enrollment this year, and begin the process of reviewing your organization’s strategic and compliance plans for the ACA come 2015.
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Leapfrog Group's Leah Binder Discusses Leaping Into Health Care Transparency

December 10, 2013
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Leah Binder, the group's CEO, spoke with Workforce about the group’s evolution.
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