Once upon a time, my foot got impaled by a stingray. After hours of Netflix binging and hot-water soaking, the searing pain began to ease. But the next morning, my swollen foot had expanded half a shoe size. By noon, it had busted out of my slip-on loafer. In a daze, I called the triage nurse at my primary care
Author Archives: Heidi Redlitz
Your whole business — your mission and goals, your employee talent — is greater than the sum of its parts. But what if you’re paying too much for the parts? Take that PEO contract you signed to take care of your HR needs. It’s saving you time, but is it also draining your budget? Or consider that HRO you’ve been
The workforce of 2022 spans seven decades and five generations. While each employee comes to work with unique needs, each generation also carries expectations for the roles that their job, employer, and employee benefits play in their lives. Here’s a breakdown of group benefits that best suit a multigenerational workplace, with a specific focus on Baby Boomers, Gen X, Gen
As of 2022, 37 states (and Washington, DC) have legalized marijuana in some form. But the costs associated with medical marijuana are not covered by health insurance plans, even in states that have legalized weed. These facts seem at odds. If medical marijuana is legal in a state, and if a doctor recommends medical marijuana for a patient, why can’t
Considering the COVID-19 pandemic’s massive impact on the workforce, a more robust benefits package is not a matter of if, but what. As in, what changes should employers make to benefits packages to retain employees and attract high-quality talent? For 2022, you’ll want to explore your many options to bolster your current benefits — and give your company the competitive
If COVID-19 has reinforced any maxim, it’s this: personal health and wellness is the cornerstone of longevity and livelihood. While the lines have blurred between work and home, the need for comprehensive healthcare — and affordable plans that cover it — has become remarkably clear. How will you, the employer, take action to prioritize this need for robust employee benefits options? Personalized
Say you visit your doctor for an annual check-up, or you head to urgent care for a neck strain. Every time you visit your doctor, hospital, urgent care, or other healthcare provider, you’ll receive an “Explanation of Benefits” in the mail. But don’t grab your check or credit card yet — this Explanation of Benefits (EOB) is not a bill.