With the insurance landscape ever changing and costs continuing to increase, the importance of reducing your frequency of claims is critical. Take these simple steps and incorporate them into your daily routine. Read more about How to Take Control of Your Workers' Comp Claims Frequency
Provider Group issues a series of articles and publications that offer insights on a variety of topics, including trends in risk management and employee benefits. We encourage you to visit this site frequently.
IRS Notice 2015-17 provided limited transition relief from the assessment of excise taxes for small employers who reimburse, or directly pay, the premium for an employee's individual health insurance policy. Read more about June 30th is Deadline - Penalty Relief for Small Employer Payment Plans
Confidence in your risk mitigation and risk management program is something that all business owners agree is critical. However, there are scores of risk related areas that business owners should contemplate. Read more about Your Risk Management Plan Should Include Software Development
Is your company's culture or strategy more important to the success of the business? I attended a conference recently where this was discussed at length. Does one have more impact than the other, or are they intertwined? Read more about Culture vs Strategy, What's More Important?
Unfortunately the Department of Labor (DOL) has been increasing its audits of group health plans.We recommend you review this checklist which will help reduce the likelihood of an audit, and ensure that you're prepared. Read more about TIps to Reduce the Likelihood of a DOL Audit
Flood insurance rates and other charges will be revised for new or existing policies as of April 1, 2015. Congress mandated reforms that repeal and modify the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. Read more about Flood Insurance Premiums Affected by Program Changes as of April 2015
The IRS has released the final forms and instructions for employers to use for IRS Code 6055 and 6056. These are useful as you take steps to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read more about Final ACA Reporting Forms and Instructions Released by IRS
The IRS has new reporting guidelines to determine whether an employer is adhering to the Affordable Care Act. Read more about Streamline Your Data Production for IRS 6055 and 6056
It isn't difficult to envision an incident that could jeopardize your company's ability to deliver its products and services to your customers. The time to develop a business continuity plan is now and not when you need it. Read more about Are You Prepared for Business Disruption?
Workers' Comp premiums may seem out of your control, especially if the rates are set by your State, however there are several things you can do to lower your premiums. Read more about 3 Steps to Lower Your Workers' Comp Costs