It’s no secret that the wide range of employee benefits programs and plans offered to today’s employer can be both overwhelming to understand and challenging to manage. With rising healthcare costs, a myriad of compliance issues, and the passage of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, program strategy and administration can be time-consuming and complex.Evaluate the impact of health care reform on your organization and ensure your employee benefit plans remain in compliance.
Health care reform and its major provisions take effect in 2014 and will have a major impact on employers’ benefits strategies. Employers must address compliance issues including recent San Francisco Health Care Ordinance revisions, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act audits, and the possible release of final Section 125 cafeteria plan regulations. Gain insight and practical information to successfully address the benefits and compliance issues resulting from health care reform over the next 12 months.
Workplace grief costs U.S. businesses billions of dollars a year in reduced productivity and increased errors and accidents, yet the word grief rarely shows up in reports. In The Hidden Annual Cost of Grief in America’s Workplace 2003 report, the keyword in the title of this report is the word "hidden." It is just that factor that has caused the problem to escalate to now unimaginable proportions and it is the essential reason that it is getting worse rather than better. In this presentation we will address the definition of grief, the grief/workplace connection, the cost of "presenteeism" to corporations and we will discover how managers and other employees can support coworkers who have experienced personal loss.