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  • Humans Thrive on Connection

    Most of us understand the importance of social connections at work, but it may come as a surprise that 79% of employees reported positive relationships with coworkers as the …

  • Wellbeing Trends and Personalized Digital Solutions
  • The Value on Investment in an Employee Wellbeing Program

    In the past, the overall success of a health & wellbeing program was defined by a desperate attempt to demonstrate hard dollar savings in the form of …

  • OneDigital Healthy People Newsletter

    As you know, Keller Benefit Services recently aligned with OneDigital Health and Benefits, a national employee benefits brokerage firm. One of the new resources available …

  • What’s on Your Fork?

    The panacea that could potentially save billions in annual health care cost isn’t a pill or a new exercise craze – it may be as …

  • Want to charge smokers more for coverage?

    Be sure to consider all of the plan design requirements before charging employees more for medical coverage if they smoke or use tobacco. A recent …

  • Wellness Programs – HIPAA Final Regulations

    The DOL issued final regulations in 2013 regarding employer‐sponsored wellness programs that include financial incentives for participation. These regulations clarified and expanded proposed regulations in …

  • Final Rules on Wellness Programs

    Employer-sponsored wellness programs are subject to numerous federal laws and regulations to ensure nondiscrimination, including HIPAA, the ADA and GINA. Depending on the design, a …

  • Taxation of Wellness Rewards

    In Memorandum 201622031, the IRS reminds employers that cash rewards from wellness programs are generally treated as taxable income to the employee. The IRS definition …

  • 2015 Healthy Employers and Top Workplaces

    Congratulations to both Van Metre and Walker & Dunlop for being named as Greater Washington’s Healthiest Employers by Washington Business Journal! We also have several …

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