Health Care

The Perfect Storm Facing Canada’s Rapidly Aging Population: An Interview with Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, Ph.D.

In an interview in the March/April issue of Plans & Trusts, actuary Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, Ph.D., FCIA, FSA, called for new policies and practices to address the multiple challenges and opportunities… Read more >

Meeting the Benefit Needs of Your LGBTQ+ Plan Members

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month in Canada and the U.S., a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people and their history, culture and contributions. To honor this month,… Read more >

Benefits Madness: Week Three

While you might be making your traditional March Madness bracket predictions this week, the BENEFITS Madness continues into week three! Which of your favorite innovative employee benefit offerings are advancing… Read more >

Benefits Madness: Week 2

The Benefits Madness continues this week! Which of your favorite innovative employee benefit offerings are staying in the big dance? Continue voting and follow along to see which “teams” progress… Read more >

Coverage for COVID-19 Testing after FAQs 51 and 52 Released

Early in 2022, the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury (the Departments) issued two sets of guidance in the form of frequently asked questions (FAQ) 51… Read more >

Establishing an Effective Worksite Marijuana Policy

These days, the United States has a patchwork of marijuana-related laws and statutes that can leave employers feeling lost. In his session entitled “The Marijuana Problem” from the recent Institute… Read more >

Mental Health and COVID-19 Challenges in Apprenticeship Programs – New Survey Reveals Issues and Solutions

Apprenticeships play an essential role in the development of a highly trained workforce. Today, apprenticeship programs face new challenges while building on their successes, according to recent survey results from… Read more >

Everything Employers Need to Know About Current COVID-19 Compliance

We kicked off 2022 with two big developments for employers across the U.S. regarding COVID-19 compliance— vaccine-or-test mandates and at-home testing coverage. Here’s everything employers should know about these major… Read more >