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02 Sep

Employee Education: The Hefty Price Sleep Disorders are Costing American Employers and Workers Each Year

In honor of the National Sleep Foundation’s 25th anniversary this year, we are taking a closer look at how sleep, or rather the lack of it, is impacting American lives. We got down to the specifics of what sleep deprivation is really costing in regards to employees’ health and employers’ pocketbooks. 

02 Sep

Health Care Reform: Preparing for ACA Tax Reporting Next Year

Now is the time to start thinking about the next tax season, which is right around the corner. To help brokers and employers understand what is expected for ACA tax reporting for Tax Year 2015, PCMI President David Zanze penned an informative article for California Broker Magazine.

02 Sep

Six Ways to be More Innovative This Upcoming Open Enrollment Season

While many employees claim they want more information regarding their health benefit plan, busy schedules and other distractions can keep them from being fully engaged during the

21 Jul

Producer Success Tip- Five Customer Service Tips From the Happiest Place on Earth

Just down the way from our corporate office is the Disneyland Park in Anaheim, celebrating its 60th anniversary this month. In Disney’s honor, we take a look at what the company is doing in the area of customer service to maintain its strong brand recognition and connection with the public.

21 Jul

Employee Education: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Men’s Health

Since National Men’s Health was last month, we didn’t want to miss the opportunity to bring awareness of what men can do to boost their chances of  having better health and living a longer life. We have included important information for yourself and/or the men in your life.  

21 Jul

How the Recent Ruling on Same Sex Marriages May Affect Your Business

Now that the Supreme Court ruled that same sex couples who are legally wed are to be treated as spouses under ERISA and other federal laws, you may need to make some adjustments to your business policies and forms. 

21 Jul

Is Your EAP Exempt from ACA Mandates?

If you offer an employee assistance program (EAP) as one of your employee benefits, are you aware that it might be considered a group plan by the

21 Jul

PCORI Fees by Due by End of Month

As a self-insured employer, if you (or your client) have not paid your Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees for 2015, they are due at the end of this month, July 31. 

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29 May

We Love Our Nurses!

Each year during the first week in May, nurses are recognized and honored during National Nurses Week. PCMI would like to thank all of our care management nurses on staff who do important work on behalf of our company! Pictured (right to left):  Esther Marquardt, Martha Fjastad, Mary Bailey and Linda Oldoerp.
 

27 May

Safe Harbors Available to Help Employers Meet Affordability and Minimum Value Standards

We discussed in our April Health Care Reform update how companies with 100 or more employees can determine full-time status for their employees to meet next year’s reporting requirements of the

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