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Employee Wellness: Implementing a High Impact, High ROI Strategy, 3rd Edition

A corporate wellness program is the best way to dramatically reduce skyrocketing health care costs — likely your company's second highest expense next to compensation — and improve employee health. Employee Wellness: Implementing a High Impact, High ROI Strategy, 3rd Edition (formerly Wellness Programs: Employer Strategies and ROI) is the most practical and up-to-date resource on the market to help you develop a wellness program that’s best suited to the unique needs of your employees. This new step-by-step guide reveals best practices and key considerations for maximizing health-care cost savings while also raising employee productivity, retention and overall well-being.

 
Thompson's HR Compliance Expert | Coordination of Benefits

Thompson's HR Compliance Expert | Coordination of Benefits is the ONLY up-to-date, comprehensive guide on dual health coverage. It will help you pay the right amount when a participant has dual coverage. It also describes the best subrogation/reimbursement strategies when seeking to recoup benefits paid out of third-party settlements.

 
Thompson's HR Compliance Expert | Employer's Guide to HIPAA Privacy Requirements

Thompson's HR Compliance Expert | Guide to HIPAA Privacy Requirements analyzes HIPAA’s new and existing privacy and security rules from a plan sponsor point of view, so you can steer clear of enforcement — and avoid the liability and brand risk of having to report a health data breach.

 
Thompson's HR Compliance Expert | Employer's Guide to Self-Insuring Health Benefits

Thompson's HR Compliance Expert | Guide to Self-Insuring Health Benefits analyzes the best ways you can run self-funded plans in light of rising health care costs and how you can manage emerging compliance obligations under the new health care reform law.

 
Thompson's HR Compliance Expert | Guide to HIPAA Compliance

Thompson’s HR Compliance Expert | Guide to HIPAA Compliance is the most comprehensive and easy-to-use resource of its kind. It will help you steer clear of penalties and excise taxes by meeting HIPAA’s ever-expanding coverage mandates — including the major changes made to HIPAA by health care reform. This resource walks you through the privacy and security requirements, including last year’s sweeping “omnibus” rules, so you can avoid the HITECH Act’s stiff new fines.

 
Thompson's HR Compliance Expert | Mandated Health Benefits — the COBRA Guide

The health plan market may be changing due to health reform, but one major compliance burden remains the same — COBRA’s continuation coverage rules. You have to effectively meet the COBRA law’s myriad eligibility, notice and recordkeeping obligations — plus deal with new reform and other regulatory requirements. And the consequences of inadequate compliance with COBRA are high — you could face federal penalties and lawsuits. So now more than ever, you need a resource with a proven track record of helping thousands of professionals run their COBRA programs smoothly.

 
Thompson's HR Compliance Expert | The New Health Care Reform Law: What Employers Need to Know

To help employers identify the key health care reform compliance issues to address right now, and in the coming months, there is Thompson’s HR Compliance Expert | The New Health Care Reform Law: What Employers Need to Know, 4th Edition. This Q&A Guide clearly, succinctly and authoritatively answers more than 500 questions that real-world professionals are asking now.

The 4th Edition gives crucial answers on the latest developments employers need to understand, including the implications of the delay in the employer pay-or-play mandate. It hones in on key questions employers have about the unprecedented wave of new regulations issued over the last year. It explains the issues employers must consider when complying with the various reporting requirements and new fees created under health care reform. This unique new product also includes specific strategies health plan sponsors and service providers can use to comply with reform deadlines and coverage mandates. In particular, it spells out concrete steps employers must take to minimize both reform-related expenses and costly penalties under the health care reform law.

Thompson’s HR Compliance Expert | The New Health Care Reform Law: What Employers Need to Know is:

  • Easy to use. Conveniently arranged by topic to help you quickly find the answers you’re looking for.
  • Focused on YOUR specific needs. Answers more than 500 questions most often asked by human resources and benefit professionals.
  • Written in plain English, so you won’t have to dig through thousands of pages of statutory language, regulations and agency guidance.