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Generic Drug Makers Sued over Pricing Practices

Posted by on Dec 10, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Generic Drug Makers Sued over Pricing Practices

One of the country’s largest health insurers has sued a number of pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of running a price-fixing cartel of common generic drugs. Generic Drug Makers Sued over Pricing Practices

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Your Last-Minute Open Enrollment Checklist

Posted by on Dec 5, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Your Last-Minute Open Enrollment Checklist

By now you should be prepared and ready to go for your 2020 employee benefits open enrollment. You should have all your plan documents and have prepared or held presentations for your staff to explain the benefits package and any major changes to plans that you offer. Your Last-Minute Open Enrollment Checklist

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Consistent Participation Is Key To Amassing 401(k) Wealth

Posted by on Dec 3, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Consistent Participation Is Key To Amassing 401(k) Wealth

Want to have a successful retirement? Strive to participate in your company retirement plan – and stay in it. A study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) and the Investment Company Institute (ICI) found that workers who were consistent about participating in a single company’s 401(k) plan were vastly more successful at accumulating retirement assets than those who were not so consistent.Consistent Participation Is Key To Amassing 401

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One-third of Workers Are Sleepy, Leading to Safety Issues and More

Posted by on Nov 26, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on One-third of Workers Are Sleepy, Leading to Safety Issues and More

More than 35% of workers in the U.S. are not getting enough sleep, a new study has found. That can lead to serious workplace safety issues, especially for occupations that use heavy machinery, people who work in factories or warehouses, construction or as drivers. One Third of workers are sleepy

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As Dump Trucks Grow Longer, Tip-overs Increase

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on As Dump Trucks Grow Longer, Tip-overs Increase

Dump truck and semi-trailer dumping rig tip-overs are occurring at an increasing frequency, often resulting in drivers and sometimes workers on the ground being injured or killed. As Dump Trucks Grow Longer

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Study Attributes 25% of Health Spending to ‘Waste’

Posted by on Nov 19, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Study Attributes 25% of Health Spending to ‘Waste’

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association estimates that about 25% of all health care spending in the U.S. is attributable to waste in the system. Study Attributes 25

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Large PBMs Balk at Push to Reduce Drug Prices

Posted by on Nov 14, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Large PBMs Balk at Push to Reduce Drug Prices

In a move that exemplifies the potential conflict of interest that some large pharmacy benefit managers have, the nation’s largest PBM earlier this year said it would demand that rebates remain unchanged when drug makers roll out new price cuts. Large PBMs Balk at Push to Reduce Drug Prices

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Driving Risk: When Employees Run Business Errands

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Driving Risk: When Employees Run Business Errands

Have you ever sent an employee out to pick up needed supplies? Offered to buy lunch for the crew and asked an employee to pick it up? Driving Risk

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Executive Order to Pave Way for Medicare Changes

Posted by on Nov 7, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Executive Order to Pave Way for Medicare Changes

President Trump on Oct. 3 announced an executive order that aims to give Medicare recipients more access to innovative and affordable plan options, as well make it easier to find physicians that take new Medicare patients.Executive Order to Pave Way for Medicare Changes (Recovered)

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Prevention Tips for Leading Cause of Senior Injuries: Falls

Posted by on Nov 5, 2019 in Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Prevention Tips for Leading Cause of Senior Injuries: Falls

The most common source of fatal and non-fatal injuries to seniors is slips, trips and falls. An estimated 2.8 million seniors in the U.S. are treated in emergency rooms every year for fall-related injuries, and 27,000 die annually from injuries sustained from falls. Prevention Tips for Leading Cause of Senior Injuries

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