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HealthCare Reform Employer Update

Are you overwhelmed, yet?  Hired that extra staff to handle compliance?  Sent your HR staff to school to learn how to do what all needs to be done?  The good news for Employers is that we’re here to help you understand your obligations, responsibilities, and potential exposure as a consequence of health care reform. On […]

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NCAA fines Penn State

While we don’t have anything quite as newsworthy as the trials and tribulations of the institution that is Penn State at present, we can’t help but consider our own home state and the gusto with which we support our college sports programs.  There is no dispute that what this man was convicted of doing was indecent, cruel, […]

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Employers: What to do with the MLR Rebate checks

Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the Health Care Reform legislation, several of our employers have been receiving their MLR Rebate Checks.  So, what do you do with them? There are tax consequences for the rebates.  Here is an abbreviated idea of how to treat those rebates. If it’s a Group Policy and the […]

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Summer Fun

It’s nearly vacation time!  Before you pack up the car and hit the road, it’s a good idea to understand the limitations of your automobile and homeowner’s coverage. Call our knowledgeable insurance experts and know before you go!

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Spring Home Tips

This early Spring and warmer than normal weather have most of us yearning to spend some time outside.  Here are a few tips we found from HGTV that will help keep little things from becoming big things. http://www.hgtv.com/home-improvement/a-few-tips-to-herald-the-arrival-of-spring/index.html            

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Medicare changes and more expense on the horizon

Dial down the partisan rhetoric and surprising similarities emerge from competing policy prescriptions by President Barack Obama and leading Republicans such as Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan. Limit the overall growth of Medicare spending? It’s in both approaches. Squeeze more money from upper-income retirees and some in the middle-class? Ditto. Raise the eligibility age? That too, […]

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Coat-A-Kid Campaign kicks off today!

Worth Insurance Group is conducting a Coat-A-Kid campaign beginning today.  We’re collecting new and gently used children’s coats to provide to our local elementary and middle school family resource offices.  So, please go through your children’s closet and find last year’s too small coat and drop it off at Worth Insurance Group at 601 Carlton […]

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Anthem network news for group and individual health plans

Walgreens, a pharmacy retailer, has announced its intent to exit the Express Scripts pharmacy provider network when its current contract expires on December 31, 2011. What does this mean? Unless an agreement is reached between Express Scripts and Walgreens, our members will no longer be able to receive coverage for their prescription medications from Walgreens […]

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