Hot on the heels of annual enrollment, your next benefits communication challenge is just around the corner. In a few months, you’ll need to send employees the 1095 Form, required under the Affordable Care Act as a way for Americans to show proof of health coverage to the IRS. As we researched the form and its complexities, we found five ways the 1095 Form reminds us of Halloween.
Although the summer months generally are known in the benefits industry for being somewhat slow and eventless, three merger/acquisition deals made a big splash in recent weeks, turning this summer into a wilder one than anticipated.
As we focus on employee well-being this month, think about how your personal well-being affects your work, and vice versa. Here are 4 questions to ask yourself to measure how engaged and satisfied you are with your job.
We’re happy to be among the nearly 200 organizations that have pledged to support June as National Employee Wellbeing Month! While our commitment to helping employees live healthier, happier lives continues year-round, well-being gets extra focus this month—and we are offering new resources to help your organization join us.
While there’s no such thing as the ideal or perfect mother, mothering comes in all forms. Yet, the U.S. is the only industrialized country without a national policy on paid maternity leave. While the Family and Medical Leave Act is flawed, its existence allows working parents an option toward raising successful families while having successful careers. We have a responsibility to make sure FMLA is as clearly understood and easily administrated as it possibly can be.
I am energized and renewed after three days in Las Vegas—how often can you say that? Yet, thanks to expert speakers and engaging networking opportunities, that’s exactly how I feel after last week’s third annual Human Resource Executive Health & Benefits Leadership Conference.
If you could get your hands on first-hand data from 2,000 employees about their perceptions and preferences around health and wellness benefits, you’d jump at it, right? Here’s your chance! We’re excited to release our latest research project, a joint national survey with Quantum Workplace. It offers clear, actionable data for U.S. companies about how to improve their efforts around managing and communicating health and wellness benefits.
It seems that when it comes to wellness, the revolution will be digitized.
Wearable health technology—like the Fitbit, Nike FuelBand, Jawbone UP and others—is making a landmark impact on the way consumers set, track, achieve and measure their well-being goals.