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Ensuring HIPAA Compliance for Health Care Organizations

Posted on: May 16, 2017 by Chris Murray

The Human Health Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) on a regular basis issues press releases announcing recent Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) settlements and enforcement actions. For example, just a few weeks ago, the HHS issued a release stating that a Texas health system provider agreed to a $2.4 million settlement […] Read More

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Why Self Insurance is A Smart Healthcare Option

Posted on: July 21, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Why Self Insurance is A Smart Healthcare Option With escalating medical costs and the Affordable Care Act, many employers are looking to self-funded or self-insured healthcare programs as a viable healthcare option. Employers who self-insure health plans are directly responsible for paying medical claims rather than paying for conventional health insurance policies. A self-insured employer […] Read More

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Employers Looking at New Strategies to Mitigate Healthcare Costs

Posted on: June 24, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Employers Looking at New Strategies to Mitigate Healthcare Costs A recent survey just came out from Aon Hewitt citing that although cost shifting to employees for healthcare continues to remain a front-and-center strategy, employers are also looking at adopting new health tactics to mitigate cost and improve employee health in the future. This is important […] Read More

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ADA Highlights School Liability Exposure for Student Food Allergies

Posted on: February 14, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

ADA Highlights School Liability Exposure for Student Food Allergies Food allergies for many are a fact of life with individuals having to make adjustments when it comes to their eating habits. But for schools a recent settlement in a case involving Lesley University in Massachusetts can end up exposing them to additional liability under the […] Read More

Posted in: Educational Insurance Health & Fitness Industry

Schools & Healthcare Facilities Not Immune from Bed Bugs

Posted on: February 8, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Schools & Healthcare Facilities Not Immune from Bed Bugs A few years ago, bed bugs at certain hotels made headlines all over the country. Additionally, news of a bed bug infestation in apartments in New York City had people running to their local Bed, Bath & Beyond and other retailers to purchase bed bug protectors […] Read More

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Health & Fitness Industry: What’s New in Fitness Centers

Posted on: November 8, 2011 by Caitlin Morgan

There’s a lot of emphasis in our culture on staying fit and healthy. But studies and statistics show that many in the country are losing the battle-of-the-bulge war, which is not only detrimental to their health, but also costly to employers. A recent Gallup study revealed that those who are overweight or obese and have […] Read More

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