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26 Apr
26 Apr

New Proposed Rules Impact Spouse Participation in Wellness Programs

Last November, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a new set of proposed regulations under the Genetic Information Nondisclosure Act (GINA). The proposed regulations are a follow up to the proposed rules announced in spring 2015 regarding wellness programs under the American Disabilities Act (ADA).

26 Apr

Employee Education: April is Alcohol Awareness Month

According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, an average of six people will die from alcohol poisoning every day.  Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease and car crashes.

26 Apr

Producer Success Tip: How Producers Can Stay Relevant in a Changing Healthcare Industry

More changes are planned for the health care industry and as a producer, you don’t want to be left behind. There are actions you can take to not only survive but actually thrive in today’s market.

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29 Dec

IRS Extends Forms 1094 and 1095 Filing Deadlines

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released notice yesterday (Notice 2016-4) that it is extending the 2015 tax year filing deadlines for health benefits reporting required by the

22 Dec

Provider Success Tip: Eight Ways to Stay in the Know in 2016

This month’s producer success tip is about how to stay on top of the healthcare industry to share relevant information with your clients.

Pinnacle Claims Management - Avoiding the Flu
22 Dec

Employee Education: Tips to Avoiding Getting the Flu this Winter

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season in the U.S. tends to peak during late December to early February. In California, the fluctuating climate conditions due to El Nino are increasing the risk of influenza for those of us looking to outsmart the virus.

Pinnacle Claims Management Holiday Hours
22 Dec

PCMI’s 2015 Holiday Schedule

In observance of the Christmas holiday, PCMI’s corporate and regional offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25. For the New Year’s holiday, our offices will be closed Thursday, December 31 and Friday, January 1. 

Pinnacle Claims Management ACA Reporting
22 Dec

Meeting ACA Reporting Requirements for 2015

To assist you in keeping ACA health care reporting requirements top of mind in the new year, we’re providing you with this infographic on what steps you need to take to be compliant during the 2016 tax season. After reviewing the infographic, please discuss with your PCMI account manager if you should have any questions, 

 

Pinnacle Claims Management Specialty Drugs
22 Dec

Specialty Drugs – Why a PreAuthorization is Needed

As we discussed in an earlier article this year on specialty drugs, these type of medications play an important role in treating employees with persistent and complex health conditions such as oncology, hepatitis C, HIV, MS, Parkinson

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