Legal Alert: Update to the Washington Cares Program

January 28, 2022
On January 27, 2022, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed two bills that make significant changes to the Washington (WA) Cares Program. The WA Cares Program is the nation’s first publicly funded program to provide basic long-term care benefits. Changes House Bill 1732 delays... Find out more »

Alera Group Boosts Healthcare Consulting Capabilities with Acquisition of Vital Incite

January 24, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today the acquisition of Vital Incite, a healthcare consulting firm offering the insight needed to strategically align healthcare resources to meet the needs of employee populations. “Data is the... Find out more »

Alera Group Enhances Risk Management Industry Expertise with Acquisition of Heritage Risk Management

January 20, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today the acquisition of Heritage Risk Management, a network of independent risk management agencies which serve clients throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and New Mexico. “At Heritage Risk... Find out more »

Alera Group Adds Cate-Russell Insurance in Latest Acquisition

January 19, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today that through its Propel Insurance team, they have acquired Cate-Russell Insurance, an independent insurance agency offering business, personal and benefits insurance. “Cate-Russell Insurance... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Foa & Son

January 18, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent insurance and wealth services firm, announced today the acquisition of Foa & Son, an international insurance broker based in New York City.  “Foa & Son is excited to join Alera and build on our 161 years of protecting our clients. We continue... Find out more »

Legal Alert: Supreme Court Stays OSHA’s ETS for Private Employers with 100 or More Employees; Upholds CMS’ Interim Final Rule for Healthcare Workers

January 13, 2022
This alert is of interest to all non-healthcare employers with 100+ employees and all health care employers who receive Medicare or Medicaid funding. On January 13, 2022, the United States Supreme Court released its much-anticipated opinions in the ongoing challenges to OSHA’s November 5,... Find out more »

Alera Group Expands Footprint in New England with Acquisition of Webber & Grinnell Insurance Agency

Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today the acquisition of Webber & Grinnell Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency providing comprehensive personal insurance, business insurance and employee benefits. “The Webber &... Find out more »

Perry Braun Appointed as Managing Director of Business Consulting at Alera Group

January 12, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, today announced that Perry Braun will join the organization as Managing Director of Business Consulting. In this new role reporting to Alera Group’s Chief Operating Officer, William Corrigan, Braun will counsel Alera... Find out more »

Legal Alert: Agencies Issue FAQs Regarding Coverage of Over the Counter COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests

On December 2, 2021, President Biden announced that federal agencies would soon issue guidance regarding the availability of coverage/reimbursement from group health plans and health insurance carriers for individuals who purchase over the counter, at-home COVID-19 diagnostic tests (“OTC... Find out more »

Peter Caine Joins Alera Group as Executive VP, Operations

January 11, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, today announced that Peter Caine has joined the organization as Executive Vice President, Operations, effective January 3, 2022. In this new role, reporting to Alera Group’s Chief Operating Officer William... Find out more »