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Corporate Synergies Announces EB RISE II HR and Finance Conference

Corporate Synergies

EB RISE II: HR and Finance Conference will be held on June 8 | Corporate Synergies

Camden, New Jersey, May 4, 2021—Corporate Synergies is announcing its annual HR and Finance conference, EB RISE II on June 8, 2021. The full-day event features subject matter experts sharing their health & welfare benefits and related cost-containment knowledge through … Read More

Model COBRA Notices, FAQs Help Employers with ARPA Requirements

Dan Kuperstein

New model COBRA notices help employers notify eligible individuals according to recent legislation | Corporate Synergies

Meeting the new COBRA notice requirements could be an administrative headache. New FAQs and model notices will help The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently provided employers some support in meeting the new COBRA premium assistance provisions of the American … Read More

Our Take: New Study Highlights the Importance of Benefits Literacy

Corporate Synergies

Healthcare cost questions stress the importance of benefits literacy for employees and consumers | Corporate Synergies

A new study suggests the importance of benefits literacy in helping employees make informed healthcare choices. The rise in apps and benefits technology platforms offer consumers more access to data, increased price transparency and presumably more control. Patients shopping around … Read More

Top 3 COVID-19 Benefits Compliance Considerations

Dan Kuperstein

HR executive tracking deadlines and top COVID-19 benefits compliance considerations | Corporate Synergies

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced waves of new regulation. Make sure you – and your employees – understand these top COVID-19 benefits compliance considerations. The complex patchwork of federal, state and local regulation for employee benefits and workplace safety during … Read More

Our Take: It’s Time. Expect More Open Enrollment Questions

Corporate Synergies

Benefit Options Can Lead to Open Enrollment Questions | Corporate Synergies

Many employees are looking closer at benefits options leading to open enrollment questions. Are you ready to answer them? With many benefits plans starting January 1st, employers around the country are navigating their annual open enrollment period right now. Open … Read More

Our Take: Voter Engagement, the 2020 Election and Healthcare

Corporate Synergies

Voter turnout for 2020 election and healthcare | Corporate Synergies

“Our Take” is Corporate Synergies’ commentary on benefits/insurance news topics. This article discusses the connection between the 2020 election and healthcare. Early voting in the 2020 election has shattered records, setting a historic pace for voter turnout by the time … Read More

Can Your Post-COVID-19 PTO Rules Keep Up with Workforce Demand?

Jeff Miller

Start planning your Post-COVID-19 PTO Rules Now | Jeff Miller | Corporate Synergies

Whether accrued or unlimited, your post-COVID-19 PTO rules may need adjustment. With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, working life has changed. However, with time and careful planning, we may eventually return to a more “normal-looking” life. When that happens, … Read More

Easing the Retirement Transition for Eligible Employees

John Crable

Educating Employees on Retirement Transition Options | John Crable | Corporate Synergies

Clear communication and expert advice can make the retirement transition smoother for everyone. Baby Boomers are often your most skilled and experienced employees. They are valued by your entire team and bring a lot to the table. However, after fruitful … Read More