PPACA’s Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee: IRS Rule

The Affordable Care Act includes a provision for an annual assessment on insurers and group health plans to fund a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), which assists patients, clinicians, purchasers and policy-makers in making informed health decisions by advancing comparative clinical effectiveness research. PCORI has since been established, and the ramifications of funding this initiative…

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Health Care P&C Risk Management Strategies

Deeley Insurance Group offers complimentary access to the latest Health Care Risk Management Newsletter. This monthly report covers topics affecting property & casualty in the health care industry, and can prove useful in the process of developing and refining risk management strategies. Each month, this newsletter discusses a number of issues. Highlights include: Diagnostic Errors…

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Construction P&C Risk Management Strategies

Deeley Insurance Group offers complimentary access to the latest Construction Risk Management Newsletter. This monthly report covers topics affecting property & casualty in the construction industry, and can prove useful in the process of developing and refining risk management strategies. Each month, the newsletter discusses a number of issues. Highlights for June include: OSHA Issues…

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Manufacturing P&C Risk Management Strategies

Deeley Insurance Group offers complimentary access to the latest Manufacturing Risk Management Newsletter. This monthly report covers topics affecting property & casualty in the manufacturing industry, and can prove useful in the process of developing and refining risk management strategies. Each month, the newsletter discusses a number of issues. Highlights for June include: Congress Wants…

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Roadcheck 2013 Coming June 4-6

The annual Roadcheck safety inspection has arrived once again. This includes driver logs, equipment and various other detail relating to safe operation of commercial trucks. Roadcheck 2013 will run from June 4-6, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) calendar. To best prepare for a smooth and successful inspection this year, it’s good to…

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DOL Releases New Employee Notification Requirements for State Healthcare Exchanges Under PPACA

On May 8th, the Department of Labor released new requirements for businesses regarding how employees must be notified of the availability of state healthcare exchanges or marketplaces. Any employer who falls under the Fair Standards Labor Act will be required to distribute notices to employees within the mandated time frame. The DOL has provided model…

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HHS Delays SHOP Exchange until 2015

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS/CMS) recently announced that it will delay the offer of a choice of plans with health insurance marketplaces specifically for small businesses. The transition policy, outlined in the latest HHS guidance, would delay implementation of the employee choice model as a requirement for all SHOPs until 2015. HHS…

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