HHS Proposes Rule Ending Certain Drug Rebates

On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General released a proposed rule that effectively eliminates certain drug rebates. This move is the latest of the Trump administration’s efforts to reduce prescription drug costs and increase transparency.

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10 Cyber Security Resolutions to Reduce Your Data Exposure

Cyber security threats and trends are a trending topic for businesses as we enter into 2019. With the largest ever reported compromises in data safety reported in 2018, right now is a great time to re-evaluate your organizations data protection practices. Below are ten new years resolutions for implementing new strategies within your organization to prevent becoming a victim of cyber crime.

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Nearly 15% of Job Seekers Use Social Media to Land a New Job

Job recruiters are tasked with the role of locating and finding qualified applicants to fill positions. As a job recruiter, how you post jobs and expand the reach of those jobs is constantly changing as both the needs and available options for applicants change. In a study released earlier today by Clutch, a Washington, DC B2B research, ratings, and reviews firm, a staggering 15% of job seekers are using social media to find their new job.

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Coverage Insights: Making a Flood Claim

Heavy rain, storm surge, hurricanes, and other sever weather events can lead to devastating floods that cause extensive damage. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), flood damage totaled over $8 billion in 2017 and many of the affected areas are still recovering from the impact.

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PCORI Fee Amount Adjusted for 2018

The ACA imposes a fee on health insurance issuers and self-insured plan sponsors in order to fund comparative effectiveness research. These fees are widely known as Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees.

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Ransomware Attacks Are More Common Than Ever

Although hackers can use a growing list of cyber attacks to endanger businesses, one of the costliest and most common is ransomware. And, according to a new report from Beazley, the number of ransomware attacks has risen by 32 percent since August.

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Risk Insights: Reduce Your Exposures During Work Events

Businesses host parties for a variety of reasons, including the holidays and organizational accomplishment. While these events are designed to create and fun, team-building opportunity, they can open your business to risks. Read on for some ways to reduce your risk exposure during work functions.

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