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“No” on Ohio Issue 2: Bad Medicine for Employers and Employees

Everyone agrees that U.S. drug prices are too high. So on the surface Ohio Issue 2, the Drug Price Standards Initiative, sounds like a good solution to the problem. After all, drugs offered by the VA are typically discounted …

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Court Orders EEOC to Reconsider Wellness Rules

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has issued a ruling affecting the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) final wellness rules. In AARP v. EEOC, the court directed the EEOC to reconsider its final wellness rules under …

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Active Shooter: How Do You Prepare for the Unthinkable?

Our thoughts are with those affected by last night’s horrific events in Las Vegas. The once unthinkable, mass shooting, is in the news yet again, with dozens being killed and hundreds being wounded last night in Las Vegas—the deadliest …

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How to Avoid Scams When Donating to Disaster Relief

Despite the sense of urgency to help when disaster strikes, it is important to do some research before donating money. Consider the following best practices to ensure your resources go to a legitimate charity with experience in disaster relief: …

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Hylant Named in Annual Best Places to Work in Insurance

Hylant has been named for the ninth consecutive year in the annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program—which recognizes employers who have created environments their teams can thrive in and grow with. “The best part is that the …

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Medicare Part D Disclosure Is Required by October 14

Entities that offer prescription drug coverage to Medicare Part D eligible individuals must notify those individuals whether the coverage is creditable or non-creditable. This notice must be provided each year prior to the Medicare Part D Annual Coordinated Election …

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National Flood Insurance Program: Reauthorization Update

By Ryan King The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is going to expire at the end of September unless Congress is able to reauthorize or extend the program. Both the House and the Senate are looking for ways to …

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Post-Hurricane Resources

In the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, a lot of information is available to help those dealing with the aftermath. Here are links and phone numbers to some helpful resources, should you, a loved one or a colleague …

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It’s not IF your organization will suffer a breach, it’s WHEN

No doubt you’ve already heard about the recent Equifax cyber attack that may have potentially compromised approximately 143 million people. After an attack like this, it leaves many of us wondering, “What if this happened to my business?” It’s …

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