Webinar: All Things COBRA

During our September 2020 webinar, we talked about All Things COBRA. COBRA (The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) requires employers to offer a continuation of group health benefits when a qualified event occurs (such as job loss) for qualified beneficiaries (such as workers and their families). While it can be…
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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: 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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Customization is Key – Providing a Range of Personalized Benefits

By Michael Rozum, Advisor at acumen Did you know there are more Subway restaurants around the world than there are McDonald’s? Contrary to what many might think, recent statistics show that Subway has about 8,000 more locations than its competitor. I’m sure there are a number of business and economic…
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