• Ohio Senate Bill No 9

    Recently, Ohio Senate Bill No. 9 passed and is planned to take effect July 1, 2021 pending sign off from Governor DeWine. This legislation requires insurers to provide deidentified claim reporting data for group medical programs with 50 or more enrolled employees.
  • EEOC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Related to Wellness Programs

    Since 2019, employers faced uncertainty regarding the status of wellness program incentives under the ADA and GINA. On January 7, 2021, the EEOC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Wellness Programs Under the ADA and GINA that addresses this issue. The proposed…
  • The Fedeli Group Enters Medicare Space, Announces Acquisition of KAZ Company

    The Fedeli Group has announced the acquisition of KAZ Company, Independence, Ohio based brokerage firm focused on Medicare education and service.
  • Play to Your Strengths

    What do you do really well? What do you love to do? What skills, talents or abilities do others recognize you for? These are important questions for businesspeople, and any individual, to ask when developing their skills, talents and abilities.
  • Congress Passes a Second COVID-19-Related Stimulus Package

    After weeks of negotiations, Congress overwhelmingly passed a second COVID-19 stimulus package – the COVID-Related Tax Relief Act of 2020 and the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020.
  • Facing Unique Challenges During the Pandemic

    The nature of public service puts employees in this sector on the front lines during times of crisis. This inevitably leads to higher levels of stress, and therefore an increased need for mental health services. Learn how you can support your employees during times like these.
  • A Commitment to Continuous Learning—and Sharing

    Continuously learning various aspects of life is an important discipline that I have committed to and asked our associates to commit to as well. This can include learning about your profession, community, industry, business and your clients so you can improve and…
  • IRS Releases PCORI Fee for Plan Years Ending Before October 1, 2021

    The IRS has released Notice 2020-84, which sets the applicable PCORI fee for plan years ending between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021 at $2.66 per covered life.
  • Caring for the Caregivers

    Now more than ever, daily responsibilities are more stressful. In this uncertain time, people find themselves stressing about their jobs, financial stability and their family’s health and needs. Caregivers at times feel they have no place to turn. Learn about a new…
  • Peak Performance - Five Suggestions

    As leaders, the way we lead is influenced by what we read, experience and learn. We learn some from our successes—but we learn significantly more from our mistakes. We can also learn from others who are successful in their specialties.