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On-site and Near Site Clinics

1 00:00:02,600 –> 00:00:05,500 Hey, Michael Godwin here with the benefit company quick follow-up message 2 00:00:05,500 –> 00:00:08,100 on Direct Primary Care through near site and 3 00:00:08,100 –> 00:00:12,400 on-site clinics. I’ve posted a few videos on this topic this year and this 4 00:00:12,400 –> 00:00:15,200 is another in that series. If …

How many times have you had a great idea, an idea that you thought could change the course of your team, your department, or even your company only to have it shot down?  To have the status quo chosen over this beautiful, incredible, amazing idea. Well, I’m here to tell you that your peers or …

Finding Margin Through Increased Productivity

With the new year and resolutions upon us, many folks use this season to focus on personal development and self-improvement.  The options for such are wide and varied, and our attempt at “boiling the ocean” makes the subject complex. A simplified and clarifying question regarding that very topic came up on an internal call today.  …

5 Strategies for a Personal Reset

Seneca wrote, “If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.” Over the last couple of years, things have really taken unexpected turns for everyone. I do not know anyone whose plans have not been affected by the pandemic. Some are people who plan their day/week/year to the minute, while …

Hidden Taxes in Healthcare Finance

“Follow the Money” is a phrase that became popular following the 1976 film “All the Presidents Men.” So, let’s “Follow the money” in healthcare to help us understand how Medicare and Baby Boomers impact your Employer-based Health Insurance costs. Before doing so, it’s important to understand a few dynamics in our country.  First, consider the …

Healthcare and Benefits - A Modern-day Tower of Babel Story

Balance billing, COBRA, co-insurance, donut hole, EAP, urgent care, formulary… is your head spinning yet?  I’m just getting started.   In about the year 2242BC, according to The Bible in Genesis 11:1-9, following the great flood, the descendants of Noah migrated westward into the land of Shinar.  Some Biblical scholars believe that the people, wanting …

Student Loan Repayment Benefits

A growing number of companies are offering student loan repayment assistance programs as an employee benefit. In fact, the number of employers offering student loan-related benefits doubled to 8% over the past year, the 2019 Employee Benefits Report by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) found. There are two primary reasons employers are increasingly …

7 Tips to Free Your Mind From Polarization in Society

I attended a funeral this past weekend. Two of the eulogists referenced the same Jackie Robinson quote, a favorite of the deceased: “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” After hearing the quote, I thought to myself about deep, abiding relationships and how the development of such is …

3 Non-Financial Ways to Prepare Your Children for Aging Parents

My dad was not a Boy Scout which, if you know him, is shocking for many reasons, but none more than there has never been anyone more prepared than him – for anything.   His preparedness has sometimes been the butt of some jokes – like when he bought a truckload of toilet paper during the …