Preventative medicine has become standard practice in workplace wellness programs. And one of the best tools employees can use to combat and potentially prevent illnesses is to know the medical histories of their families. Toward that end, the Surgeon General, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other governmental agencies, has begun a Family Health Initiative. read more »
Unless your health plan has "grandfathered" status, you are already subject to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement that preventive services (as defined on this government website) be included in your plan, and come without any employee deductible, co-pay or co-insurance provisions. (This assumes, of course, that you are large enough to be required to play or pay.) read more »
Employee fraud is a risk in every business, and physician practices are no exception. One survey done by the MGMA found that 83% of respondents have been affiliated with a practice that has been victimized by employee theft or embezzlement. And with an Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) survey estimating that a typical organization loses 5% of its revenues to fraud, you could take a real hit to your bottom line.
By Amanda Hensley
You have just walked out of your last final. All of those burdensome accounting classes have ended, finals are complete, graduation is behind us, and you are studying for the last section of the CPA exam. Everything in life seems so perfect until you realize that those summers of sitting around the pool all day are over. It’s time to start your career. The goal you have worked toward for so many years is finally here and you’ve got to get a job…a “real” job. Now what? read more »
National Safety Month focuses on preventative measures that employees can take to maintain an accident-free workplace. In keeping with that mission, here are some best practices provided by Liberty Mutual that you can incorporate into your daily routine to ensure the safety of you and your colleagues. read more »
LBMC, PC, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, has added Scott Thompson in its Chattanooga office within LBMC Employment Partners.
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Looking for low or no-cost ways to bring a little fun into the workplace and tell your employees that you value them? Here are 10 ideas that might increase job satisfaction at your company:
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The Internal Revenue Service announced higher limits for 2015 on contributions to health savings accounts (HSAs). Issued on April 24, 2014, the IRS states in Revenue Procedure 2014-30 the inflation-adjusted HSA contribution. The higher rates reflect a cost-of-living adjustment and rounding rules under Internal Revenue Code Section 223.
A comparison of the 2015 and 2014 limits is shown below: read more »