With COVID-19 effecting our communities, is it safe to go out and get a flu shot?


The CDC says, "Yes. Getting a flu vaccine is an essential part of protecting your health and your family's health this season. To protect your health when getting a flu vaccine, follow CDC's recommendations fo...



Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before Oct. 15, 2020

Each year, Medicare Part D requires group health plan sponsors to disclose to individuals who are eligible for Medicare Part D and to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) whether the health plan's prescription drug coverage is credi...



Even as things start returning to some sort of normalcy in day to day operations, societal indications show that the impact of COVID-19 on “business as usual” will be seen well into 2021.  With the ripples of the Coronavirus continuing to form, Employers are faced with challenges of managing th...



Many of us are familiar with the old adage, "An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure", as well as the benefits that accompany prevention. But prevention is not only about making sure an ailment doesn’t occur, it’s also about early detection, which is often a key ingredient to favor...

 

Who Started the Move Challenge?

Forsite Benefits & Wellness launched the annual Move Challenge in 2017 to provide the Greater Green Bay and Fox Valley communities of Northeast Wisconsin a way to come together for a charitable cause.


What is the Move Challenge?

Teams of 7+ from organizati...



Affordability Percentages Will Increase for 2021

The IRS recently issued Revenue Procedure 2020-36 to index the contribution percentages in 2021 for determining affordability of an employer's plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


For plan years beginning in 2021, employer-sponsored coverage will b...




HR professionals and leadership teams alike have the strenuous responsibility of making healthcare and administrative decisions in the company's and employees' best interest. 


Ensuring all options have been considered, the best decisions are made, and most efficient processes are in place is a l...

HR Update

Federal Judge Upholds Hospital Transparency Rule
On Thursday, June 23, 2020, District Judge Carl Nichols ruled in favor of the Trump administration's final rule requiring hospitals to disclose their negotiated prices. The rule was released on Nov. 15, 2019, and set to take effect Jan. 1, 2021.

Ho...



Employers need to change many aspects of their standard operating procedures due to COVID-19, keeping their employees safety front of mind. Reliance on virtual technologies is more prevalent than ever, and this includes how employers communicate with employees about their benefit options. Among the ...



If you read the title and the words "your expenses" and "your bottom line" stuck out, congratulations. You are a business owner during another recession.


Let's start with the realization that a dollar of revenue is not a dollar of net income. With this logic, expense management be...