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Learn the best approach to health care consumerism and why vision insurance is essential.
Benefit Insights - February 2012
Read how benefit managers and HR professionals need to understand pharmacy benefit management and how gym memberships could be a great addition to your benefit package.
Benefit Insights - January 2012
Read about medical loss ratio final rules and 7 reasons to add voluntary benefits.
Benefits Insights - December 2011
Follow these rules for smooth administration transition and ongoing life & disability program management and find out what you need to know about 2012 HSA & FSA changes.
Benefit Insights - November 2011
Learn Simple Techniques to Decrease Medical Claim Problems and The Basics of Workers' Compensation Insurance.
Benefit Insights - October 2011
Learn about Generation Y & Benefits Communications Issues including several things employers and HR managers need to consider about adapting to the new generation of workers. Also read how Benefits Education Boosts Employee Morales.
Benefit Insights - September 2011
Do you know what the new reporting requirements are in New York State? Do you know is it better to self fund employee health benefits? Read this month's articles for the answers and find out details of our fall seminar which will focus on W-2 Reporting requirements and other important compliance issues.
Benefit Insights - August 2011
Find out what you need to know now about employee benefits and tttttaxation issues involved with same-sex marriages. Also, find out if 401(k) automatic enrollment really benefits savings and get a refresher on the employer responsibilities for group benefits under ERISA.
Benefit Insights - July 2011
Read more about employee loyalty & retention, HSA enrollment and long term care disability claim causes.
Benefit Insights - June 2011
Learn about questions to ask when choosing a wellness program vendor. Also, read about a recent Medicare Part D notification deadline change and Banyan HR Conference highlights.
Benefits Insight May 2011
Do your employees appreciate their benefits and make the correlation to their total compensation? Read about several low to no-cost ways that you can tell your story and help employees better appreciate their benefits. Also read about how Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) impacts many workplace practices and wellness programs.
Benefits Insight April 2011
Find out more about our 11th Annual Human Resources Conference! Also, read about how to keep employees happy and improve open enrollment results!
Benefit Insights - March 2011
Read about how integrated disability and health programs yield fewer employee absenses. Also read how employers can benefit from wellness programs too.
Benefits Insight - February 2011
Banyan reminds entities of Creditable Disclosure requirements to CMS on an annual basis. And read about tools that help consumers to find and choose quality providers and compare costs before receiving services. Banyan also shares upcoming events, including Health Care Reform Seminar and the 11th Annual Human Resources Conference.
Benefit Insights - January 2011
Learn more about the proposed expansion of the ERISA Fiduciary definition. Brush up on Plan Administration Basics and get tips on creating a Social Media Policy.
Learn how a benefits automation system can simplify the administration of benefits and make the HR department more efficient. And read how employers are providing employees financial protection by offering group long-term care insuance.
Read more about Banyan Consulting's coat drive. Learn how a health savings account can build retirement wealth and weigh the cost of maintaining a "Grandfathered" plan under Health Care Reform.
The IRS announced that they are delaying the implementation of reporting employer-sponsored health plan costs on W-2 forms! Read more about W-2 reporting, financial education for employees and 2011 health plan cost trend.
Banyan Consulting shares with you a focused, simple, and straightforward way to effectively inform employees of changes in their benefits. You will also learn a comprehensive approach to wellness and prevention.
Learn how to motivate employees to complete health risk assessments and read about when management and employees work together, benefits costs go down.
Read how CDHPs and HSAs can save you money on health care insurance and find out how important supplemental benefits are to maintaining overall health.
Banyan Consulting provides an update and clarification on the Mental Health Parity Act. Read more on these published Regulations and HSA contribution limits in this month's newsletter.
The IRS identifies top compliance problems for small defined contribution 401K plans. Read more about how to avoid and IRS audit.
Banyan Consulting has prepared a presentation that focuses on the requirements that take effect from 2010 to 2012. Learn what you need to do now.