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  • Deskercise

    “Deskercise” If a mid-day slump starts to hit, try these easy and discreet workplace exercises for a quick pick-me-up! Desk Pushups – Place both hands on desk, walk feet back to 45 degrees, lower your body toward desk, and push yourself back up. Book Press - Take a heavy book and hold it overhead with both hands. Keep elbows forward, slowly lower the book behind head to 90 degrees, and raise it back up. Shoulder Blade Squeezes – Pretend to squeeze a pencil between your shoulder blades and Read More…

  • SIIA Legislation Passes

    SIIA Legislation Passes US House of Representatives After several years of broad SIIA advocacy efforts, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1304, the Self-Insurance Protection Act (SIPA), in April by a vote of 400 to 16. Sponsored by Dr. Phil Roe (R-TN) and promoted by SIIA and its members across the country, SIPA ensures that small- and mid-sized private sector employers, as well as smaller Taft-Hartley Plans and public sector entities, are able to continue to provide quality heal Read More…

  • WEX Health Award

    Lifetime Benefit Solutions Wins WEX Health Award Recently, Lifetime Benefit Solutions received a Partner award at the 2017 WEX Health Partner Conference, the third WEX Health Partner Award we’ve won since 2012. This year’s award recognized us for “evangelism.” Last year, Lifetime Benefit Solutions and WEX Health teamed up to spread the word about WEX’s systems and how we have utilized them to produce exceptional results. Throughout 2016, we assisted WEX with case studies, testimonials and re Read More…

  • BFF Program Highlight

    BFF Program Highlight: Want to put a little wag into your company’s wellness activities? Best Friends for Fitness (BFF) is a unique turnkey program for employers designed to drive new levels of employee participation, improve overall physical and mental wellbeing, boost morale and strengthen connections between the company, employees and the community. BFF is based on a four-legged approach to corporate wellness activity success: Easy to implement and customizable Fun, motivating and eng Read More…

  • The Lead - March 2017 Edition

    IN THIS ISSUE: March 2017 And the Survey Says... The Flu vs. The Vaccine Regulatory Update  Product Highlight: HSA Product Highlight: Telemedicine  ACA Update uberPOOL? uber cool And the Survey Says... Recently, Lifetime Benefit Solutions conducted a survey about compliance and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Among its major findings: Compliance and Preparedness: Overall, employers expressed a fairly high level of confidence regarding their compliance or level Read More…

  • And the Survey says...

    Recently, Lifetime Benefit Solutions conducted a survey about compliance and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Among its major findings: Compliance and Preparedness: Overall, employers expressed a fairly high level of confidence regarding their compliance or level of preparation relative to compliance with all current and upcoming regulations and reporting requirements. There was dissonance between employer and broker perceptions regarding preparedness. Only one-third of brokers somewhat agree Read More…

  • The Flu vs. The Vaccine

    The Flu Vs. The Vaccine Nice Try, Flu... The flu season is underway. But not to worry. This year, according to a review of tracking data by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, there is strong evidence that this year’s flu vaccine effectively targets the strain that is currently sweeping the state. “If you could play the lottery and know many of the winning numbers in advance, wouldn’t you go out of your way to get a ticket?” asked Matthew Bartels, M.D., Excellus BCBS chief medical officer for heal Read More…

  • Regulatory Update: IRS-Captive Insurance Update: Reporting Requirement Delayed

    The IRS issued a revised Notice 2017-08 on December 29th, extending the original filing deadline by 90 days, from January 30, 2017 to May 1, 2017. The extension is due to a formal request sent by the Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) to the IRS, Treasury and Congress asking for modifications and a reporting extension. In the request, SIIA commented that the original timeline for compliance was short and that the requirements set forth in the Notice are too broad, resulting in littl Read More…

  • Product Highlight: HSA

    A Health Savings Account (HSA) solution from Lifetime Benefit Solutions can give your employees more spending money per paycheck while they save money on out-of-pocket health care expenses. An HSA is a tax-advantaged savings account used in combination with a qualified high deductible health plan (HDHP) to give your employees a new way to manage health care costs. They can use the HSA funds to cover qualified health care expenses - from co-payments at the doctor’s office to pharmacy bills, Read More…

  • Product Highlight: Telemedicine

    MDLIVE treats routine medical conditions by connecting patients to doctors 24/7/365, saving valuable time and offering unparalleled convenience. While the typical doctor’s visit – from scheduling to prescription pick-up – takes an estimated four hours, an MDLIVE doctor’s visit takes approximately 16 minutes. There’s considerable peace of mind in knowing that doctors are available to see them anytime, anywhere. And MDLIVE patients can choose the most convenient way to connect - either by phon Read More…

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