COVID-19 Healthcare Utilization, Spending and Strategies

May 20, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted every aspect of our society. In addition to coping with illness and loss of loved ones, we’ve had to adapt to marked and evolving disruptions in our daily routines and livelihood. The challenges associated with the pandemic have also changed... Find out more »

Webinar: Data Analytics, Population Health and Business Wellbeing

May 18, 2022
Faced with perpetually rising healthcare and pharmacy costs, challenges in retaining and attracting employees, and now a surge in inflation, today’s business owners and HR managers find themselves working with little margin for error. To compete in a tight labor market, they must offer a... Find out more »

Florida Insurance Crisis Offers Lessons for All Home and Auto Owners

May 17, 2022
Reports of a pandemic-induced Great Migration, it turns out, may have been greatly exaggerated — though not in Florida, where hundreds of thousands of transplanted residents have learned some hard lessons about the hidden costs of property ownership.   According to the Palm Beach... Find out more »

Insurance Solutions for Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities

May 12, 2022
Let’s be clear on a couple of points about the assisted living/skilled nursing industry. Those who work in long-term care are predominantly empathetic, dedicated, hard-working people — most of whom chose a career in serving a vulnerable population over less demanding, more... Find out more »

Commemorating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 2, 2022
May marks Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, an opportunity to celebrate and learn about Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) culture and history, as well as a reminder to continue to elevate AAPI voices. Although this is a month of celebration, it would be a misstep not to... Find out more »

Insurance for Nonprofits: Challenges Require Innovative Solutions

April 28, 2022
When soaring lumber and real estate costs caused Habitat for Humanity to scale back the number of houses it was building last year, billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott came to the rescue with a $439 million donation, enabling the nonprofit to ratchet construction projects back up. The... Find out more »

Alera Group Webinar: Machine-Readable Files and Pharmacy Reporting

April 26, 2022
Business owners and human-resource managers, July 1 is fast approaching. Are you prepared to post machine-readable files?  Alera Group invites you to join us on Thursday, May 19, from 2-3 p.m. EDT for the second webinar in our quarterly series on employee benefits compliance. Our primary... Find out more »

For Manufacturers, Some Good News on Insurance

April 22, 2022
Battered by the effects of COVID-19, hampered by disruptions in the global supply chain, struggling with an ongoing labor shortage, manufacturers deserve some good news. Here it is: If there’s one economic sector that’s faring relatively well in the Property and Casualty (P&C)... Find out more »

Use Loss Control to Contain General Liability Insurance Costs

April 19, 2022
You might think you’re pretty good at detecting and preventing slip-and-fall/trip-and-fall hazards, and you might be right. But when it comes to managing business risks, pretty good isn’t good enough.  Liability lawsuits and so-called nuclear verdicts — loosely defined as... Find out more »

Hospitality and Gaming: Loss Control, Alternative Insurance Solutions Can Soften Industry Headwinds

April 13, 2022
When CBRE Hotels Research last month revised its industry forecast to project a return to pre-pandemic levels as early as the third quarter of 2022, it was another sign of the cautious optimism currently characterizing much of the hospitality and gaming industry. In a March 17, 2022, release... Find out more »