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Handbooks 101: The Important Questions

October 8, 2018

Handbooks 101: The Important Questions   October 8, 2018 – Having a properly made and maintained employee handbook can be essential to creating and instilling a strong cultural foundation within your organization. However, too many times, handbooks fall onto the backburner, and who can blame us? When tasks, requests, and paperwork start piling up on …

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Succeed Risk Management Center

October 2, 2018

  Succeed Risk Management Center   By: Stephanie Sears   October 2, 2018 – Succeed Risk Management Center aims to tackle the delicate balance between providing new, more effective, ways to manage risk and exposure, while also saving you and your company money. The Risk Management Center allows you to reduce risk alongside enabling employee …

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The Big Three: ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation

September 24, 2018

  The Big Three: ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation   By: J’Mella Hinkston   September 24, 2018   Before We Start: American with Disabilities Act – The ADA prohibits discrimination against applicants and employees who are “qualified individuals with a disability.” Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 – The FMLA sets minimum leave standards for employees for …

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DOL Finalizes Association Health Plan Rules

June 26, 2018

  DOL Finalizes Association Health Plan Rules   June 26, 2018 – On June 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its long-awaited final rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs).  The final rule attempts to create more opportunities for small employers and certain self-employed individuals to access affordable health coverage through AHPs. AHPs are …

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PCORI Fee Deadline Just Around the Corner

June 20, 2018

  PCORI Fee Deadline Just Around the Corner   June 20, 2018 – The Affordable Care Act requires health insurers and sponsors of self-funded group health plans (including health reimbursement arrangements) to pay a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee for each year from 2012 to 2019.  The PCORI fee for plan years that ended …

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Trump Issues Executive Order on Healthcare

October 13, 2017

  Trump Issues Executive Order on Healthcare   October 13, 2017 – On October 12, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order on healthcare.  The operative provisions of the order relate to association health plans (AHPs), short-term limited duration insurance (STLDI) and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs).  While the order does not have any immediate impact …

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Faces of IBTX: Brittany Corey

October 9, 2017

  Faces of IBTX: Brittany Corey   October 9, 2017 – Brittany joined IBTX in 2016. As a Claims Advocate she reviews and initiates any new claims and then continues to monitor those claims throughout their life on behalf of her client. She then executes Quarterly Claim Reviews based on her client’s needs and provides …

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Someday is Today

October 3, 2017

  Someday is Today   By: Alex Napier   October 3, 2017 – Leukemia and Lymphoma are two of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer in the United States and are both classified as blood cancers. While no diagnosis of cancer is hopeful or bright, there is a light at the end of the …

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Faces of IBTX: Alex Napier, Marketing Intern

July 28, 2017

  Faces of IBTX: Alex Napier, Marketing Intern   July 28, 2017 – Alex joined IBTX as an intern for the marketing department this summer. As this has been his first real-world experience with the world of marketing, Alex has been happy to help the department with every aspect of what the job entails.   Whether that …

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