ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Longfellow Financial, LLC of Boston, Massachusetts. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
"Giving Ikea Workers Another Reason to Stay" by David Shadovitz, Human Resource Executive Online, David Boucher quoted., Human Resource Executive Online As you probably already know, Swedish home-furnishing retailer Ikea came under fire earlier this week for allegations that its...
Implementing Employee Volunteer Programs and Wellness: Healthy Communities and Employees, by Kristie Howard, published in Benefits Magazine... http://www.longfellowbenefits.com/sites/all/files/longben/newsfiles/Benefits%20Magazine%20Dec%202013.pdf
01/27/2014 - Key Findings from the Field: Early Experience with ACA Enrollment in Maryland and Nevada
To learn more about the early ACA enrollment experience in two states, the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and PerryUndem Research and Communication conducted focus groups in Baltimore, Maryland and Reno, Nevada in November 2013 with low- and moderate-income individuals who recently applied for health insurance and consumer assisters trained to help individuals enroll. This study builds on previous work that examined preparations for open enrollment in several states, including Maryland and Nevada, which are both moving forward with the ACA’s Medicaid expansion to low-income adults and have established their own State-based Marketplace (SBM). The focus group discussions included adults who had successfully applied as well as consumer assisters.This brief provides key findings about the early ACA enrollment experience in Baltimore, Maryland and Reno, Nevada based on focus group discussions with these recent applicants and enrollment assisters.
01/27/2014 - Covering Health Reform: Webinar Series for Journalists
After more than three years of political controversy and legal challenges, the major coverage provisions of the 2010 Affordable Care Act are set to take effect January 1 -- yet polling finds roughly half of Americans say they don't know enough about the health reform law to understand how it will affect their families. With new state health insurance marketplaces set to enroll people in coverage starting October 1, local and national print, online, television and radio news outlets will play a critical role in educating their audiences about the law's new realities.
As part of its Media Fellowships Program, the Kaiser Family Foundation presents a series of free, interactive webinars exclusively for journalists to address key aspects of the the Affordable Care Act, its implications for consumers, and strategies for connecting the dots for different audiences.
01/27/2014 - Webinar for Journalists: Women’s Health Under the Affordable Care Act
The Kaiser Family Foundation Foundation invites you to participate in the latest interactive webinar organized exclusively for journalists by its Media Fellowship Program. ”Women’s Health Under the Affordable Care Act“ (ACA) will take place on Thursday, February 6 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. Now that the ACA’s coverage expansions are in effect, the Foundation’s…More