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Human Resources Insights: 5 Holiday Party Best Practices

By Barrow Group Staff / December 05, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, general liability, workplace safety, wellness, human resources

Health & Wellness Tips: Stay Safe While Decking The Halls

By Barrow Group Staff / December 04, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, general liability, wellness

News Brief: Final Rule on Hospital Price Transparency Released

By Barrow Group Staff / November 25, 2019
On Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, the Trump administration released its final rule regarding hospital price transparency. This final rule will take effect Jan. 1, 2021, a year later than originally proposed....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, wellness

Compliance Overview: Comparing Different Types of HRAs

By Barrow Group Staff / November 18, 2019
Comparing different types of hra'S Health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) are employer-funded accounts that reimburse employees for their eligible out-of-pocket medical expenses on a tax-favored basis. Although HRAs provide significant tax benefits, they are subject to strict ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources

News Brief: Health FSA Limit Will Increase For 2010

By Barrow Group Staff / November 14, 2019
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Workplace Wellness Programs – ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA

By Barrow Group Staff / November 06, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits, open enrollment

News Brief: The Surprising Cause of the E.coli Superbug Rise

By Barrow Group Staff / November 05, 2019
Over the past 20 years, E.coli has become increasingly resistant to antibiotics. These antibiotic-resistant strains of E.coli contain extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs), enzymes that destroy antibiotics. While ill-prepared foods were long believed to be behind the rise of ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, wellness

Electronic Cigarettes 101

By Barrow Group Staff / October 29, 2019
In recent years, electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, have flooded the market. Many people are turning to e-cigarettes to help them quit smoking; however, questions remain about their safety and effectiveness....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, wellness, human resources

Human Resources Tips: Summary of the 2019 Employer Health Benefits Annual Survey

By Barrow Group Staff / October 22, 2019
Each year, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust conduct a survey to examine employer-sponsored health benefit trends. This article summarizes some of its main points. Request a full summary from Barrow Group, LLC for more details....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits

Coverage Insights: Make the Most of Your Voluntary Benefits

By Barrow Group Staff / September 25, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits