The Camphill Village 5K Trail & Fun Run for All Abilities is BACK!

2022-05-02T19:23:15+00:00

Diversified Group is proud to be a sponsor of the Camphill Village 5K Trail & Fun Run coming up on Saturday, May 7th! This event will take place at beautiful Camphill Village in Copake, NY and it starts at 10am with both a casual run/walk for all ages and all abilities as well as a [...]

The Camphill Village 5K Trail & Fun Run for All Abilities is BACK!2022-05-02T19:23:15+00:00

ACA Survives Another Challenge as the Supreme Court Dismisses Case

2021-08-05T18:10:53+00:00

On June 17, 2021, the Supreme Court turned back a long-standing challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by dismissing the challenge that was brought by 18 states (California v. Texas). The court ruled that the states that brought the suit over the ACA did not have the standing to do so. Background: On December [...]

ACA Survives Another Challenge as the Supreme Court Dismisses Case2021-08-05T18:10:53+00:00

Gender Dysphoria Treatments and Discriminatory Practices in Health Plans

2021-06-14T15:11:54+00:00

In May 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services reversed a Trump administration position on the ACA’s section 1557. Background Under section 1557, health plans are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age and disability. Under the ACA, the definition of sex was clarified to include discrimination on [...]

Gender Dysphoria Treatments and Discriminatory Practices in Health Plans2021-06-14T15:11:54+00:00

What to Expect from Virtual Health

2021-02-04T16:04:13+00:00

Researchers define virtual health as continuous, connected care delivered using digital and telecommunication technologies. Healthcare consumers can think of virtual health as telemedicine and video doctor visits, remote patient monitoring, asynchronous communication, medication adherence and provider-facing solutions such as virtual consults and second opinions. To consider the future impact of virtual health, the Deloitte Center [...]

What to Expect from Virtual Health2021-02-04T16:04:13+00:00

Anyone Can Lower Stress

2021-01-28T15:53:26+00:00

If 2020 wasn't everyone’s most stressful year, it has to rank among the top for sure. From hardship created by the Coronavirus to unrest in our biggest cities, virtually everyone’s routines have been disrupted. Whether you’re working from home or transitioning back to the office, here are some steps you can take to improve your [...]

Anyone Can Lower Stress2021-01-28T15:53:26+00:00

Supporting Employees During These Stressful Times

2021-01-21T15:59:41+00:00

For many of us, the start of another week means trudging downstairs to a make-shift office, in our sweats, with the dog following close behind. It means balancing 8th grade algebra and 5th grade spelling tests in the middle of Zoom calls and emails to clients. It means a routine that is casual but boring. [...]

Supporting Employees During These Stressful Times2021-01-21T15:59:41+00:00

Is Reference Based Pricing Saving Money?

2021-01-14T17:28:22+00:00

When the independent think tank finds that on average, prices paid to hospitals by younger, healthier policyholders were 100 percent higher than what Medicare would have paid for the same procedures, it’s easy to understand the impact that payment contracts based on what Medicare pays can have on health plan costs. In contrast to traditional [...]

Is Reference Based Pricing Saving Money?2021-01-14T17:28:22+00:00

Two Haddam Teens Help Feed Middletown Families During Pandemic

2021-01-11T16:11:07+00:00

This article was published January 10, 2021 on HK-Now.com, written by Kathy Brown. (Jan. 9, 2021) — Aleia Goodison and Vincent Scileppi Jr. recognized a problem and found a solution. “Vincent and I realized that the pandemic was making it harder than usual for low-income or struggling families to provide food for themselves,” said Aleia, [...]

Two Haddam Teens Help Feed Middletown Families During Pandemic2021-01-11T16:11:07+00:00

How Healthy Are We?

2020-12-30T15:57:53+00:00

According to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, the United States ranks 35th among 169 recognized by the World Health Organization. This was one position lower than the U.S. earned in 2017. Spain surpassed Italy to become the world’s healthiest country and four other European nations ranked in the top 10. While [...]

How Healthy Are We?2020-12-30T15:57:53+00:00

DG Compliance Update: FFCRA Expiration

2020-12-28T16:31:05+00:00

Earlier this month, Diversified Group notified our clients (access blog here) that the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave requirements were set to expire on 12/31/20.  FFCRA allowed for paid FMLA and up to 80 hours of paid sick leave under certain coronavirus related circumstances.  The provision was mandatory for employers with fewer than [...]

DG Compliance Update: FFCRA Expiration2020-12-28T16:31:05+00:00
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