Over two years since the Covid-19 pandemic started to change the world, it is still affecting everyday lives – especially in the workplace. Many employees do not want to return to the “normal” that was before the COVID pandemic, preferring a hybrid or fully remote schedule. In a recent Mercer study, the flexibility to work from home went from 17th in 2020 to 2nd in 2022 on the list of what
Wherever you’re located, you want on-the-ground, local experts to ensure you have the best access, resources, and insider knowledge. At Kapnick, we provide this. While Kapnick is the largest privately-owned insurance brokerage in Michigan, our reach extends far beyond our beautiful Great Lakes’ State’s borders. And if we don’t have direct, personal experience
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.
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
On January 10, 2022, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury issued FAQ guidance regarding the requirements for group health plans and health insurance issuers to cover over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 diagnostic tests. Plans and insurance issuers are permitted to implement
While cannabis crop insurance isn’t required in all states, with the primary product of the cannabis industry being a plant, it’s important and essential to have insurance that covers every stage of the cannabis growth cycle. Yet marijuana cultivation insurance coverage isn’t something you can find everywhere—especially if you grow outdoors or use
In light of increasing pharmacy costs, Kapnick is offering a new discount pharmacy program to our Benefits services—RxKap. RxKap is a free prescription drug savings program that offers everyone, those with health insurance and without, significantly lower cash prices for much needed prescriptions.