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    Drew Gieseke

    Drew Gieseke is an aPHR®-certified marketing professional who writes about HR, compliance, and healthcare solutions.
    Three Things HR and Employers Should Ask About Form 1095-C Software
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 23, 2021

    As organizations continue to adopt streamlined technology solutions, more and more are shifting their approach to ACA filing by using HR tech that...

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    2021 Retention Ideas and Best Practices From 7 HR Experts
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 21, 2021

    How an employer approaches employee retention says a lot about how they view their workforce. Thanks to the pandemic, hybrid offices, and other vital...

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    IRS Releases New Draft of 2021 Form 1095-C for Filing in 2022
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 20, 2021

    In July 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued an early release draft of Form 1095-C—an important ACA reporting document. While not ready...

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    How to Fill Out Form 941 to Receive COBRA Subsidy Tax Credits
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 19, 2021

    Employers with team members who have been laid off or furloughed may qualify for COBRA subsidies that cover the full cost of coverage through the end...

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    What is an E-Signature? HR Guide to Electronic Signature Technology
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 18, 2021

    How do e-signatures work? With the advent of effective and efficient e-signature technology, HR now no longer needs to spend hours collecting and...

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    Amazon Expanding Healthcare Initiatives with Sleep Monitoring Tech and More
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 13, 2021

    Amazon continues to make strategic moves that could reshape the healthcare industry. In early July 2021, the tech giant was granted permission by the...

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    New Surprise Billing Regulation Will Take Effect Jan. 1, 2022
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 12, 2021

    Passed as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA), the No Surprises Act is a piece of legislation that is designed to limit or...

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    Answered: Is it Legal for People to Use FSAs and HSAs Together?
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 11, 2021

    With open enrollment likely around the corner for many countless organizations—and ongoing onboarding operations throughout the year—HR...

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    Retention Strategies: Are 1:1s the New Stay & Exit Interviews?
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 7, 2021

    Stay and exit interviews are a tool of the past. When conducted as part of a larger employee retention strategy, HR can improve the company culture...

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    What Employees Should Know About the Average Cost for Ultrasounds
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 6, 2021

    Employers that provide a health insurance benefit to employees will almost certainly field countless questions about the costs of coverage. This is...

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