The Law of Unintended Consequences

Posted by Ed Purcell on June 17, 2016

How employers can mitigate the impacts of New Overtime Laws

Earlier this week in a webinar hosted by Ogletree Deakins, Armada Risk Partners shared several likely direct and indirect impacts of the new salary and overtime regulations. Ultimately, the effect on employee benefit plans will be driven by the approach each employer takes to mitigate its particular challenges.

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What’s your Broker’s 3-year plan?

Posted by Ed Purcell on May 27, 2016

Does your broker’s plan have you ready for the 2020 tax?

Have you taken actions to avoid paying the Cadillac Tax on your employee health insurance program? Starting in 2020, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a 40% excise tax on any employer-sponsored health care coverage that exceeds annual indexed dollar limits. Continue Reading

Join the Fight Against Health Care Inflation

Posted by Ed Purcell on May 27, 2016

Health care inflation has increased with the arrival of the Affordable Care Act. Most employers are struggling with rising health care costs. Many mid-sized companies simply don’t have the data to begin evaluating cost drivers and devise solutions to counter these. Data is critical because not all solutions apply to companies of equal size.

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Financial Fitness is the “New Wellness Program”

Posted by Ed Purcell on May 04, 2016

Worksite wellness programs have grown in prevalence, yet their promises of gains from lower health insurance utilization and increased productivity are under realized for most. Employers of choice or highly desirable work environments, however, have identified the barriers to realizing these gains and are employing a strategy that encourages employees to secure rewards in health and wealth.

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