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    preventing violence in the health care workplace

    By Barrow Group Staff / December 02, 2020
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    Topics: temporary staffing, health care, OSHA, Healthcare-Staffing, violence-in-healthcare

    5 Strategies for reducing health benefits costs in 2021

    By Barrow Group Staff / September 18, 2020
    Health benefits costs are almost certainly going to rise in 2021. They’ve been trending upward for years—over 50% in the last decade, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation—and the current state of economic uncertainty over COVID-19 won’t slow things down. Realistically, ...
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    Topics: health care, employee benefits, open enrollment, health-insurance-costs

    Federal Judge Upholds Ruling:  Hospitals Must Disclose Pricing

    By Barrow Group Staff / June 30, 2020
    On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, District Judge Carl Nichols ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s final rule requiring hospitals to disclose their negotiated prices. The rule was released on Nov. 15, 2019, and set to take effect Jan. 1, 2021....
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    Topics: staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, Hospital Pricing Transparency, Hospital Price List

    HR Compliance Update: Coronavirus and the Workplace – Compliance Issues for Employers

    By Barrow Group Staff / March 27, 2020
      Highlights COVID-19...
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    Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workplace safety, health care, wellness, compliance

    Legal Update: Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to ACA

    By Barrow Group Staff / March 26, 2020
      Important Dates Jan. 21, 2020 - The Supreme Court denied motions to expedite Texas v. Azar....
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    Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care

    Benefits Insights: Telemedicine

    By Barrow Group Staff / March 23, 2020
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    Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits

    Risk Insights: Protecting Workers From Coronavirus

    By Barrow Group Staff / March 10, 2020
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    Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness

    OSHA Cornerstones: OSHA Revises National Emphasis Program for Silica

    By Barrow Group Staff / March 09, 2020
    On Feb. 5, OSHA announced a number of changes to its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on silica. The program focuses on enforcement of silica standards with an emphasis on specific industries that are expected to have the most respirable crystalline silica exposure for workers....
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    Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness, OSHA

    OSHA Cornerstones: OSHA Issues Interim on Novel Coronavirus

    By Barrow Group Staff / March 06, 2020
    The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a number of questions and compliance challenges for employers. To help employers deal with the outbreak of Coronavirus, OSHA has developed a new resource page found here. ...
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    Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness, OSHA

    Legal Update: Two New Model COBRA Notices Available from the DOL

    By Barrow Group Staff / March 03, 2020
    The Department of Labor (DOL), through its Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), has released updated versions of its model COBRA General Notice and model COBRA Election Notice, both with an expiration date of Jan. 31, 2023....
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    Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, compliance, employee benefits

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