2020 Benefits Trend Report

NFP’s 2020 US Benefits Trend Report is now available. This comprehensive, annual report of employee benefits trends provides you with data and analysis that will help you chart a course toward better outcomes for your organization and employees. Acumen is a proud member of Benefits Partners/NFP, the publisher of the report. Benefits Partners…
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Or Is It?

By Michael Rozum, Advisor at acumen 2020 has been an extremely challenging year for everyone and for a variety of reasons. If you’re anything like me, you’re holding out hope that the rest of the year has to be better and you’re looking forward to the holidays. I can’t help but…
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Webinar: 2020 HRA Overview

Our August webinar covered the info employers need to know in 2020 when it comes to their Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) including: HRA Overview Types of HRAs 2020 Final Regulations ICHRA EBHRA If you missed the live session or would like to revisit it, use this link to access the…
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Webinar: An Employer’s Guide to HSAs

What is an HSA? Health Savings Accounts can be complex for employers and employees. Our July 2020 installment of the acumen Webinar Series explained the HSA to make it easier for employers to administer these plans. Our discussion items included: Eligibility and Participation Contributions HSA administration CARES Act Updates If…
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The Grass is Greener – Attracting and Retaining Employees

By Michael Rozum, Advisor at acumen It wasn’t too long ago that we were clamoring for mid-summer days with the warmth of the sun on our faces and higher temperatures. Compared to shoveling a foot of snow in the dark at 5:00PM and 0°F weather, that sounded like heaven. It’s…
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Webinar: Mid-Year Election Changes: Section 125 Cafeteria Plans

Our June 2020 edition of the acumen Webinar Series, covered the general rules of Section 125 Cafeteria Plans and the information employers need to know about mid-year election changes to these plans. We also discussed: 15 events permitting mid-year changes Other event considerations Recent developments, including changes related to COVID-19…
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Are You Hiring? – Tools to Help HR in the Hiring Process

By Michael Rozum, Advisor at acumen Recent statistics show that on average, someone will change jobs 12 times in their lifetime, with 5-7 of those being career changes. At first those numbers seemed staggering to me but when you think about the evolution of the workplace and promotions someone might…
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Webinar: Creating a Return to Work Action Plan

In a May 2020 Special Edition of the acumen Webinar Series, we explored key considerations for employers needing to create a Return To Work action plan. Some of the items we discussed were: Reopening Decisions and Risk Assessments Creating a Pandemic Response Team Preparing for Reopening Modifying the Workplace Screening,…
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Webinar: Workplace Wellness

In the May 2020 installment of the acumen Webinar Series, we took a deep dive into Workplace Wellness! If you missed the live session or would like to revisit it, use this link to access the recorded session on-demand: Workplace Wellness. You’ll learn about: Workplace well-being Implementing a robust wellness program…
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