Every year, people report fraud, identity theft and bad business practices to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and law enforcement partners. According to FTC data, more than 2.8 million people reported fraud in 2021, and 1 in 4 said they also lost money. The median loss in scams that start with a call is $1,200, higher than any other contact … Read More
Employers are responsible for educating their employees about the health coverage options they offer. Employees have the right to receive clearly presented health and benefit information and assistance reading health materials, if needed. More specifically, employers are responsible for informing employees of: What benefits are covered in the offered health plan(s) Cost-sharing requirements and arrangements Procedures for resolving complaints and … Read More
Earlier this month, the editor in chief of Benefits Pro sat down with Al for a candid interview. Al talks about how he got started in the insurance business, and how things have changed along the way. He discusses his philosophy and strengths, some of the opportunities he sees coming along and why he enjoys the benefits industry. Al speaks … Read More
Tips for Choosing the Right Primary Care Physician The doctor-patient relationship is critical because you want someone you can trust and talk openly with. A primary care physician (PCP) is generally responsible for advising and educating you about your health care decisions and examining and treating you. Consider these tips for choosing your PCP: Choose an in-network provider to help … Read More
More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year. In particular, springtime allergies are an annual nuisance for many people. As plants begin to bloom and neighbors start to cut their grass more frequently, allergy sufferers nationwide start sniffling and sneezing. What’s more, mold growth blooms both indoors and outdoors, making it almost impossible to escape allergy triggers.
The CDC estimates that more than one-third of American adults are not getting enough sleep. A lack of sleep can lead to fatigue, often resulting in reduced productivity at work or unsafe driving conditions. In addition, a CDC study linked chronic lack of sleep to health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and depression. Here are some tips to getting … Read More
Working from home has many perks, but it may leave you at risk for developing a sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy habits. It may be easy to forget about exercise when you’re home all day. The good news is you’re in control of keeping yourself active while also getting your work done; it all comes down to building healthy habits throughout … Read More
Chances are, you want your employees to be happy. A happy employee means that they are more driven and productive, which translates to increased revenue for your business. That’s why it’s vital for you to make sure your employees stay motivated, productive and, well, happy. For your employees, they will be much more excited to get out of bed each … Read More