Whether you are unable to work because of your own serious health condition, or because you need to care for your parent, spouse, or child with a serious health condition, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides unpaid, job-protected leave for qualified employees. Leave may be taken all at once, or may be taken intermittently as the medical condition requires. Kapnick provides this FMLA guide as a simple
The health care system in the United States can be confusing. In order to get the most out of your health care benefits, you need to understand the terms used by insurance companies, the government, health plans and health care providers. As part of Kapnick Benefit Services employee benefits education series, we put together this handy list of health insurance terminology.
Employers must comply with numerous reporting and disclosure requirements throughout the year in connection with their group health plans. If you are concerned about missing key 2023 health compliance deadlines, we created this compliance overview that explains key 2023 compliance deadlines for employer sponsored group health plans. It also outlines group health plan notices employers must provide each year.
In today’s world, the need for businesses to embrace inclusivity is more important than ever. Research indicates that by changing language and implementing self-awareness strategies, employers can make meaningful progress towards a more diverse and equitable workplace. Creating a welcoming environment goes beyond hiring practices and involves using inclusive language in the workplace that’s sensitive
The following is a case study based on real Kapnick clients. A developer specializing in commercial and residential properties had a long-time relationship with two separate insurance brokerages—one who provided their Employee Benefits and Private Risk Management and one who provided their
The following is a case study based on real Kapnick clients about an employee trying to choose between a HDHP or a PPO medical insurance plan. THE PROBLEM An employee whose main healthcare expense is prescription costs were given the choice by their employer between a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) and a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO). Despite the fact that their
As with any business, there are a few specialty risks that Law Firms should be aware of. Each of these risks has an insurance plan that can help to combat any problems that may arise, and help protect your law firm. As an expert in Employee Benefits, Kapnick provides holistic solutions for our clients. Our one firm approach includes having
Your employees’ healthcare costs are rising every year–both in premiums as well as doctor visits and prescription drugs. They won’t need to look for ways to pay if money is already set aside to cover unplanned medical expenses. Additionally, they can refrain from taking on more debt than what is manageable
Developing the right employee benefits program to meet your employees’ needs plus your company’s long-term growth and financial goals can be complicated, but Kapnick can help. We have strategies and tools to assist, including alternative
Diversity is a key element that will help to attract and retain employees. People value inclusive organizations that make sure to support equal opportunity in addition to having a work force that is diverse in race, gender, sexual orientation, and even age. An inclusive workplace with a variety of ages comes with a variety of benefits, including: