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May 26, 2020

Apex, MetLife to Host “The New Work-Life Realities” Webinar

Apex Executive Advisor, Scott Long and MetLife Account Executive will co-host a discussion entitled "The New Work-Life Realities: What Support Your Employees Are Looking For." John and Scott will assess the complexities of the new blended work-life world and share practical tips to ease the burden for your employees.
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May 26, 2020
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How to Handle an Employee with COVID-19 Diagnosis

The rest of the country will likely follow in the coming weeks as businesses gradually reopen in some capacity. However, it’s vital to understand that just because businesses can open, it doesn’t mean COVID-19 has disappeared. That means practicing good personal hygiene and keeping your workplace clean are just as crucial to maintaining a healthy workforce as they were before the stay-at-home orders were announced.
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May 22, 2020

Has COVID-19 Resulted in Reduced Pharmacy Benefits for Your Employees? 8 Ways They Can Save

Times are tough: the COVID-19 pandemic created record job losses in the U.S. measuring in the millions. These job losses may have resulted in the loss or reduction of healthcare and/or pharmacy benefits for your employees.
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May 22, 2020
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How Will COVID-19 Impact Remote Work Policies in the Future?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many businesses around the country to transition to remote work. Employees have learned how to work from home and discovered what they can and can’t do outside of the office. Will this continue to be part of our new normal?
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May 21, 2020

Apex, AIC to Host COVID-19 Return to the Workplace Discussion for the Government Sector

The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated our way of life the last two months and has overwhelmed the newscycle. It can be stressing, but there are ways to manage and limit the stress and keep our mental health in good shape as we trek through the pandemic.
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May 21, 2020

Compliance Alert: IRS Announces Updates to Section 125 Change Rules, HSA/HDHP Limits

The IRS released Revenue Procedure 2020-32 to provide the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2021. The IRS is required to publish these limits by June 1 each year.
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May 20, 2020

PTO Hard Truth: Your Team Will Thank You for Taking Time Off

So, in a perfect non-coronavirus world, in my time off I’d feel the sun beating down on my face and the coolness of my feet dug snugly in the soft white sand of the Gulf of Mexico. Cocktails are in the cooler next to me and I have a book to pretend to read as I listen to the waves crashing on the beach.
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May 20, 2020

IN THE NEWS: Albert Joins Apex as Pharmacy Benefit Practice Leader

Erin Albert has joined Apex Benefits as leader of its pharmacy benefit consulting practice. She previously taught at Butler University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Albert is also an accomplished writer who has published books on subjects including pharmacy law, pharmacy practice career development, entrepreneurship and STEM education.
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May 20, 2020

Wellness Wednesday: Forming a Successful Exercise Plan

If you’re having trouble beginning an exercise plan or following through with one, you’re not alone. Many of us struggle to get out of the sedentary rut, despite our best intentions.
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