Open Enrollment 2020 – Benefit Notices

Open Enrollment 2020 – Benefit Notices

Employers that sponsor group health plans should provide certain benefit notices in connection with their plans’ open enrollment periods. Some of these notices must be provided at open enrollment time, such as the summary of benefits and coverage (SBC). Other notices,...

Gov. Evers Issues Executive Order on Prescription Drug Prices

This week, Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order creating a Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices. The task force is charged with addressing the rising cost of prescription drugs in Wisconsin, which the executive order says cost Wisconsin residents $1.3...
Potential Benefits and Drawbacks to CBD Oil

Potential Benefits and Drawbacks to CBD Oil

Cannabidiol (CBD oil) has become a popular subject in the media. You may have even noticed it steadily finding its way onto the shelves of health stores and coffee shops, or at stores that specialize in or exclusively sell it. While you may have heard many stories on...
Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2018

Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2018

Overview Most measures of economic well-being and financial resilience in 2018 are similar to or slightly better than in 2017. Many families have experienced substantial gains since the survey began in 2013, in line with the nation’s ongoing economic expansion during...
Make Payroll Less Painful: New Product

Make Payroll Less Painful: New Product

Does the dollar amount you spend on payroll processing make you cringe? Does the amount of time you spend processing payroll drive you bonkers? Maybe you have wanted to pull out your hair when a garnishment arrives in the mail. Or worse-you have employees knocking on...
Wellness Initiatives to Promote an Active Lifestyle

Wellness Initiatives to Promote an Active Lifestyle

You can build your wellness program to address any number of goals or problem areas. Consider these programs and incentives that can help your employees develop healthy habits and lead a more active lifestyle. Activities and Programs Exercise classes—You can target...
2019 Survey Results Employee Benefits

2019 Survey Results Employee Benefits

Introduction This benchmark survey demonstrates how employers across the nation are responding to continually rising health care costs. Survey results indicate that enrollment in a high deductible health plan (HDHP) with a health savings account (HSA) increased,...