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Workday Check Ups: Onsite clinics make it easy to say ahh

Is there a doctor in the house? In workplaces nationwide, it’s becoming more likely that the answer is “Yes.” In hopes of not only controlling, but actually driving down […]
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Business Insurance Broker Beat video featuring Jon Loftin

Business Insurance Associate Editor Sheena Harrison, speaks with Jon Loftin, president and chief operating officer of MJ Insurance, about risk management issues and how health care reform is impacting […]
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Ebola – The Real Risk

The direct risk of Ebola to most Americans remains low, yet very real fears exist, particularly with a new case confirmed in America’s largest city. However, from a personal […]
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Cut Costs, Not Corners: Ideas for saving in the long run

Cut a dollar; save a dollar. If it were only so straightforward, right? In business, many “costs” should be more accurately viewed as “investments.”  With regard to insurance and […]
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Creative Thinking. Non-traditional benefits pay-off

Work-life balance.  Many businesses give this buzzword mere lip service; others have a genuine interest in helping employees achieve it. Many times, this involves non-traditional benefits to help employees […]
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Cost Control – Is it Even Possible in Healthcare?

Consider the phrase from the well-known Serenity Prayer seeking acceptance for the things you cannot change, courage to change the things you can and the wisdom to know the […]
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The Private Exchange Conundrum

What is a “Private Health Insurance Exchange”? What is it and what makes them successful? How can it help my company? Is this truly a better alternative? Join us […]
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Better than Vegas

If you handed me a dollar and I gave you back $2.00, I’d have your interest. If I raised the amount to $5.00, you’d be hooked. Such is the […]
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It Pays to Keep the Good Ones

An employee with an annual salary of $75,000 just walked out the door.  They may as well have taken a briefcase of cash with them. Depending on whose calculation […]
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Getting 100%

Given the considerable cost of presenteeism (when employees come to work but aren’t at 100 percent), what’s a business to do? We already discussed the considerable impact of presenteeism […]
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