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  • Look Here, not There

    Do you ever hear comments in passing that strike you as prophetic? Such happened to me this morning when a friend said, “The more you notice, the worse you

  • Fill the Cup

    Fill the Cup

    So, what does the new normal really mean?  And more importantly, it is June 2020.  Does it still apply? Early in our world of shelter in place, there was

  • Memorial Day Message 2020

    Memorial Day Message 2020

    To Our Friends and Fellow Americans,  The exact date, name, and location of the original Memorial Day observance has been debated for more than 150 years. Memorial Day’s many changes were resolved

  • How Do You Define Success

    How Do You Define Success?

    Our modern culture may define success by job title, monetary wealth, Facebook “likes”, the square footage of our home, the labels on our clothing, a “full” schedule, the symbol

  • changes to section 125 cafeteria plans

    Changes to Section 125 Cafeteria Plans May 2020

    The IRS has just released two new sets of rules impacting Section 125 Cafeteria Plans.  Notice 2020-33 provides permanent rule changes and  Notice 2020-29 provides temporary rule changes. The relief provided under

  • Employee Assistance Program EAP

    How Your EAP Can Help Employees Cope with COVID-19

    Wouldn’t it be nice if COVID-19 was the only thing you had to deal with right now? This time last year, our family was in the middle of nine

  • Benefits of Sleep and COVID-19

    COVID-19: Sleep on It!

    The buzz is growing around the mental health effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Financial stress, social distancing, unemployment and job insecurity, concern for family and friends, and fear of

  • Key provisions of the CARES Act for employee benefits

    The CARES Act – Key Provisions Affecting Employee Benefit Plans

    On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act. It delivers $2 trillion in fiscal stimulus to the economy

  • March 26, 2020

    72 Hour Telehealth Prescribing Limit Has Been Removed

    In Georgia, the 72-hour telehealth prescribing limit has been removed at this time by emergency declaration. This change will remain in place until the governor suspends the emergency declaration.

  • COVID-19: What’s in Your Pantry?

    “Noah didn’t wait for the rain to fall before building the Ark.” Those words from a mentor decades ago are applicable to many of life’s challenges. His wisdom has

  • The Helpers The Good

    Look For the Helpers and The Good . . .

    Many of us have heard the following quote by Fred Rogers (aka, Mr. Rogers)  . . . “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in

  • Employers Respond to the Coronavirus

    Employers Respond to the Coronavirus

    The Benefit Company is eager to share with you helpful tools for addressing employer concerns regarding the coronavirus (“coronavirus disease 2019” or “COVID-19”). In addition to suggesting the limitation