Workers’ compensation represents less than 2% of U.S. medical spending, and thus was fundamentally ignored in the 2010 legislation that overhauled the nation’s health care system. Yet, the reform impacts and benefits workers’ compensation programs in two direct ways.
Enrolling, administering, filing, auditing, correcting, answering questions. Managing your employees’ benefits can be challenging, especially during busy seasons like open enrollment, or if you don’t have a fully staffed HR team. Kapnick can help expand your HR team without hiring additional employees. Kapnick’s online benefits platform allows our clients to significantly reduce administration costs, eliminate time-consuming paperwork, and enable a
As health care costs continue to rise, so has the value of employee benefits packages such as voluntary benefits. Voluntary benefits allow employers to offer benefits that are attractive to employees without added cost to the company. Because of their cost efficiency and portability, voluntary benefits are becoming a central
A full year since the start of the “great resignation” employers are still struggling to retain and recruit, and employees continue to walk away from their employers in record numbers. A Prudential survey conducted toward the end of 2021 found that 46% of workers were actively seeking or considering finding a new job, and labor statistics backed those findings.
These recommended practices in this handbook provide responsible employers, workers, and worker representatives with a sound, flexible framework for addressing safety and health issues on diverse construction job sites. The emphasis of these practices is to provide a proactive approach to managing occupational safety and health.
While employers have traditionally insured their employee benefits risks through an outside insurance carrier, savvy employers are opting to explore alternative employee benefits programs, such as self-insuring. With the right program in place, self-insuring helps employers control costs and manage the risks associated with providing
At Kapnick, we understand not all industries, businesses, or individuals have the same challenges or concerns. To that end, we have developed Kapnick’s areas of specialization, where our experts dig into the specifics details of your industry’s unique risks. One of those specialized fields of knowledge is the quickly evolving cannabis industry. As experts in employee
As constantly changing circumstances affect how employers handle their operations and benefits offerings, the ability to get a solid picture of what other companies are doing becomes even more important. In 2021, Assurex Global conducted a series of polls with thousands of employers to gain an understanding from them on a variety of employee
Professionals delivering risk management and insurance services to the construction industry understand, based on their experience, that the types of insurance policies and limits purchased vary by the specialty of a given contractor. Developing actual data to prove those anecdotes and experiences has historically
The following is a case study based on a real Kapnick client. THE PROBLEM One of our Employee Benefits clients was having issues with their Business Insurance broker. Not only were they not receiving the kind of care and service they were used to with their Kapnick benefits team, but they felt as if they were paying too much premium for too little coverage.