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Corporate Synergies releases The Current Insurance Journal 2021

Corporate Synergies

The award-winning The Current Insurance Journal featuring top industry thought leadership is now available. | Corporate Synergies

Camden, New Jersey, June 1, 2021— National employee benefits broker Corporate Synergies has released The Current Insurance Journal 2021, an annual publication featuring over 25 selections of benefits journalism from their experts. In its ninth edition, The Current offers powerful business … Read More

What Employers can Learn from Haven Healthcare’s Closing

John Crable

Take closer look at what Haven Healthcare’s closing reveals about the insurance industry | Corporate Synergies

Benefits expert John Crable unpacks employer insights from Haven Healthcare’s closing. Haven Healthcare, formed by JPMorgan Chase, Amazon and Berskshire Hathaway in 2018, came in like a lion, but like many others who promised to fix the U.S. healthcare system, … Read More

CMS Explains COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Cost Sharing and Coverage

Corporate Synergies' Compliance Department experts

COVID-19 Testing & Immunization Must be Offered without Vaccine Cost Sharing | Corporate Synergies

Guidance clarifies insurers’ obligations regarding testing and vaccine cost sharing. As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout expands and testing remains essential, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s (CMS) recent guidance goes even further to eliminate cost-related roadblocks. The guidance applies to … Read More

5 Likely Impacts of the Biden Administration on Benefits

Dan Kuperstein and Dorothy Summers

Impacts of the Biden Administration on benefits as a new term dawns | Corporate Synergies

Our compliance experts review the possible impacts of the Biden administration on benefits that they’re watching. As the U.S. presidency transitions to a new administration, we’ve identified 5 likely impacts of the Biden administration on benefits programs: The Affordable Care … Read More

The Healthcare Consumerism Boom: One Trend COVID-19 Couldn’t Stop

Bob Elmer

Surprise: the COVID-19 Pandemic is Triggering a Healthcare Consumerism Trend | Bob Elmer | Corporate Synergies

The pandemic is actually generating something positive: an escalation of healthcare consumerism. At the end of last year, employee benefits consultants were putting the finishing touches on carefully researched “decade in review” presentations. I should know—I was one of those … Read More

Workforce Reductions are Painful; 5 Ways to be Prepared

John Crable

Workforce Reductions are Painful for Everyone; 5 Ways to Prepare| John Crable | Corporate Synergies

Workforce reductions have as much impact on culture and productivity as on the bottom line. Here are five ways to ease the pain with careful planning. Even before the COVID-19 outbreak interrupted business around the world, experts were warning of … Read More

Our Take: Responding to the COVID-19 Mental Health Crisis

Corporate Synergies

Employers: are your employees aware of resources to ease the COVID-19 mental health crisis?

“Our Take” is Corporate Synergies’ commentary on benefits/insurance news topics. This article discusses the COVID-19 mental health crisis. A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) paints a sobering picture of the impact of COVID-19 on … Read More

Our Take: What Does the NJ Health Insurance Tax Mean for Employers?

Corporate Synergies

New Jersey’s Health Insurance Tax

“Our Take” is Corporate Synergies’ commentary on benefits/insurance topics. This article discusses the newly signed New Jersey health insurance tax law. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently signed a new law levying a 2.5% health insurance tax on net premiums … Read More

5 Up-and-Coming Specialty Benefits

Nick Park

5 New Specialty Benefits that Will Drive Engagement | Corporate Synergies

New specialty benefits startups are a thing and some are stealing the spotlight. Here are 5 options that can take benefits program customization to new heights. These days, the most successful startup businesses combine customization and innovation. From subscription box … Read More