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Telemedicine -- A Growing Benefit Offer

Employers and insurers are increasingly turning to telemedicine programs to save employees money and increase productivity. With a doctor visit only a phone call away, employees don’t have to take time off the job to sit in a doctor’s office when a remote visit will do the trick. 745 more words

DOL Fiduciary Rule Implementation: The Clock is Ticking

Much ink has been shed on the Department of Labor’s new fiduciary rule since it was released earlier this year. Some have embraced the new rule and welcome it with open arms, while others have filed lawsuits to prevent its implementation. 402 more words

Practice Management

The BS Behind "Loving the Unlovable"

I really hate it when people use the term “loving the unlovable” for when they decide to be nice to those that aren’t exactly like them.   566 more words

Supreme Court Roundup

Jonathan R. Harkavy, of Patterson Harkavy in Greensboro, N.C., has just posted a very useful (and thorough) review of the labor and employment docket from the Supreme Court’s last Term.   6 more words

On Labor

Switching Service Providers

Learn the importance of maintaining participant valuation records when a plan switches service providers.

Employee Benefit Plans

“And if the Wind is Right You Can Sail Away and Find Tranquility...” - Unless You Are Forced to Litigate in an Unwanted Forum!

This is the first post by PLUS Blog contributor José M. Jara, a partner at FisherBroyles, LLP. Mr. Jara has over 20 years of ERISA and employee benefits law experience. 552 more words