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Monthly Newsletter August 2019

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Dear Valued Clients and Associates, After a great day out this week, with a wonderful group of clients and associates, I realized summer is going by fast. What are your plans before school starts again and the warm days turn cool? The winter hiring and benefits season is going to be here before we know it! Offering a good employee benefits package can be a great tool for recruiting and retaining top talent. PF Compass works with all carriers and is a full-service benefits brokerage, advocating on behalf of employers and employees. We are committed to helping organizations, like yours, find creative solutions to their employee benefit goals while also helping to keep them in compliance with ever-changing regulations. We’d love to come meet you, learn about what is important to you and your organization and help you reach your benefit goals. Give me a call today 732-258-1032. Here is your August 2019 Newsletter with a combination of HR and Health related news. I hope you enjoy! All the best to your success, Brandi Bowers     Onboarding – A Key to Retention by Maggie Johnson, PF Compass If you think onboarding consists of new employees completing documents such I-9 and W-4 forms, among others, on their first day of employment, you may be missing the value a robust onboarding process can bring to your organization. Onboarding can be the key to increased employee engagement, higher productivity and lower turnover. To read more about the importance of smooth onboarding, visit our BLOG here.     Executive Order on Health Costs to Affect Employer Health Plans President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order aimed at improving price and quality transparency in health care. The order is intended to increase availability of health care price and quality information and protect patients from surprise medical bills. What’s in the Order? Specifically, the order is aimed at: Eliminating unnecessary barriers to price and quality transparency Increasing the availability of meaningful price and quality information for patients Enhancing patients’ control over their own health care resources, including through tax-preferred medical accounts Protecting patients from surprise medical bills Employer Impact Within 120 days, the order directs the Treasury to issue guidance to expand access...

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