The Prescription Drug Cost Crisis in America In 2019 alone, prescription drug cost increased an average of 10.5%. That’s five times the rate of inflation. Four out of five Americans agree that prescription drug prices are exorbitant and unreasonable, according to a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation. It’s obvious the U.S. drug pricing system is broken when
About 30 million Americans have type-2 diabetes, with that number growing every year. The disease is a public health crisis with costs reaching over $327 billion per year! Diabetes once affected mostly older adults living in wealthy countries. Due to the unhealthy Westernized diet, the disease now hits people in all populations and ages. Are you on medication for
An estimated one in five people will struggle with a mental health issue in their lifetime. Odds are, someone in your office is struggling. While you can’t fight their battles for them, you can do your part to make their lives a little easier by focusing on wellbeing at work. It takes surprisingly little effort on your
Companies that offer competitive benefits see stronger performance, recruitment, and retention. You owe it to your employees to give them the best benefits possible. So what does that look like and how can you create a package that works for your business and its employees? Keep reading to learn how you can create an employee benefits
Health insurance is an important benefit for your employees, but it doesn’t cover situations where someone is out of work due to a disability. Lack of coverage has serious consequences, with 15% of consumer bankruptcies * due to illness or injury. If you want to provide disability insurance, you should look at short term vs. long term
Earlier this month, NJ enacted a new “wage theft” law that effective immediately, expands the fines, penalties, and damages for violations of the state’s wage payment law. Wage theft happens when an employer does not pay workers what they are owed. Theft can take a variety of forms: refusing to pay workers at all or
More companies are promoting health in the workplace to increase productivity and cut down on sick days. Get started with these four workplace wellness ideas.
NJ Health Insurance Mandate Republished as seen on: https://nj.gov/treasury/njhealthinsurancemandate/employers.shtml Starting with Tax Year 2019, the New Jersey Legislature requires third-party reporting to verify health coverage information provided by individual taxpayers. That means employers must provide New Jersey taxpayers and the State with the same 1094 and 1095 health-care coverage information they sent to the IRS
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