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    Lauren Brown

    Lauren is an aPHR®-certified member of the Marketing team at Bernard Health. She writes about healthcare insights, employment law, and HR solutions.
    What's the Difference Between Disability Leave and Disability Insurance?
    By Lauren Brown on August 17, 2021 | 3 min read time

      When it comes to disability leave and disability insurance, there’s a lot that employers need to know in order to best support their teams. Many...

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    How Can Employers Support Parents During Back-to-School Season?
    By Lauren Brown on August 16, 2021 | 5 min read time

      Back-to-school season usually means that parents are adjusting to new routines based on their childcare and family needs. This year is even more...

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    Unvaccinated Employees Could Face Insurance Surcharges
    By Lauren Brown on August 13, 2021 | 5 min read time

      Employees who do not receive the COVID-19 vaccine could face an increase in their health insurance costs, according to Forbes and the National Law...

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    How to Communicate Open Enrollment with an Email Template
    By Lauren Brown on August 12, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Effective communication has never been more crucial for a successful open enrollment, especially if your organization is still operating...

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    What Should Employers Know About COVID Long-Haulers and the ADA?
    By Lauren Brown on August 10, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Some individuals are still experiencing post-COVID symptoms long after recovering from the virus, widely referred to as “long-haul COVID.” While...

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    Do HSA Funds Expire?
    By Lauren Brown on August 9, 2021 | 4 min read time

    As employees look ahead to the coming months, many will start to plan out the rest of their health savings account (HSA) funds and flexible savings...

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    Metrics that Help HR Build a Better Organization
    By Lauren Brown on August 6, 2021 | 2 min read time

    There are plenty of ways to measure your company’s success, but sometimes taking a performance inventory of your organization isn’t always first on...

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    Why Is My Group's Health Plan Renewal Rate So High?
    By Lauren Brown on August 5, 2021 | 2 min read time

    It’s no secret that employer-sponsored health plans, including dental and vision insurance, remain the most popular employee benefit. In fact, 88% of...

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    How to Write an HR Mission Statement, and Why They Matter
    By Lauren Brown on August 5, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Today, work/life balance and flexibility are a much bigger focus for companies and employees—in part because the lines of work and home life...

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    GoodRx vs. Insurance: Which Should I Use?
    By Lauren Brown on August 4, 2021 | 3 min read time

    While individuals might have prescription coverage through their employer-sponsored health plans, they might still face high costs for their...

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