On Dec. 20, 2017, a United States district judge for the District of Columbia ordered that portions of the EEOC’s 2016 regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the regulations under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act be vacated effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Employers who go through business reorganizations, such as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), will need to know whether COBRA continuation coverage must be offered and whether the group health plan of the seller or buyer must provide COBRA continuation coverage. Here is what you need to know…
Sun Life recently published their sixth annual Stop-Loss Research Report about current trends in high-cost claims data. The report highlights the top ten high-cost claims conditions, high-cost injectable drugs, as well as million-dollar claims trends. According to Sun Life Financials’ 2018 Report, “Million-dollar medical claims increased 87 percent from 2014 – 2017.
The Tennessean has recognized Paradigm Group as the No. 1 Top Workplace in the small business category! As a four-time recipient of the Top Workplaces Award, the Paradigm Group team was also recognized with the Hall of Fame Award. In addition to these team awards, Bob Levy, president of Paradigm Group, received the 2018 Small Business Leadership Award.
Learn the main characteristics of HRAs, HSAs, and Health FSAs to help you decide which option is the best for your organization.
A video highlight reel from Paradigm Group’s fourth annual Workplace Wellbeing Conference. During this year’s conference, we focused on the importance of employee engagement as a part of a well-rounded wellbeing program.
On December 20, 2017, Judge John D. Bates, a United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, granted the American Association of Retired Persons’ (AARP’s) motion to alter or amend the previous judgment to its 2016 lawsuit.
It is our commitment to keep you up-to-date on any news that could affect your employees’ coverage, including significant provider network disruptions. In keeping with that commitment, we wanted to let you know that there is a fee agreement change that can significantly affect BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) Blue Network S members.
Up to 85 percent of health plan costs can be attributed to the cost of paying medical and pharmacy claims. Employers are limited to influencing plan costs with benefit plan design, contribution strategy, and provider access. Looking anew at provider access via network approaches makes sense.
Telemedicine uses technology to facilitate communication between a doctor and patient, who are not in the same physical location, to conduct evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Also referred to as “virtual visits,” telemedicine has gained traction over the past 15 years, and by 2020, there could be an estimated 45.6 million virtual consultations performed in the U.S.