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HRAs Make It Easy to Provide Tax-Free Health Benefits to Your Employees

October 8, 2019

Open Enrollment for HRAs is Coming: Huge News on the Employer Health Insurance Front! This new legislation is changing the way that employers provide health benefits to their employees, tax-free! Watch the video to see Jack explain how it all works. We couldn’t be more excited for you!  Debuting in January 2020, TCH’s new HRA…

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Dental Tech Companies Suffer Ransomware Attack

September 24, 2019

Recent Ransomware Hacks of Two Dental Tech Companies Expose HIPAA Vulnerabilities (Protect Your Practice with a Free Business Associate Agreement from CEDR). Two dental technology companies recently had their systems held hostage by ransomware attacks, affecting an estimated 400 dental practices.  If you are a dental professional that relies on a third-party company to store…

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HRAs: The Alternative to Group Healthcare Plans for Small Employers

September 18, 2019

HRAs Are Changing the Way Employers Provide Health Benefits Guest post by Ali Prosek, Client Success Manager at Take Command Health (a CEDR partner company) What is an HRA? Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA) are a type of employer-funded health benefit that allows employers to reimburse employees for qualifying medical expenses and premiums tax-free. When designing…

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5 Non-Monetary Benefits to Highlight in Your Next Job Ad

June 25, 2019

5 Non-Monetary Benefits to Highlight in Your Next Job Ad Happy employees make for a better, more productive workplace. It’s the type of thing that we all know implicitly, and yet a recent Gallup poll indicates that a majority of American employees still count themselves as “disengaged” from their jobs. But engaged employees are your…

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How to Eliminate Implicit Bias In Employment Decisions

April 22, 2019

Implicit Bias: Keeping Personal Assumptions out of Important Employment Decisions. Implicit Bias is a hot topic these days, and one that could easily creep into the fabric of your company culture, whether you are aware of it or not (and probably not, hence the descriptor “implicit”). Most of us are aware of the many benefits…

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Borrowing Employee Handbook Policies Is a Bad Idea

April 16, 2019

Why “Borrowing” Employee Handbook Policies Is a Bad Idea So, you know you need an employee handbook but you aren’t sure where to start (for the record, we suggest you start with our Employee Handbook Guide). You ask a few colleagues about the process they used to build their employee handbooks, you comb through online…

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7 Things Your Timekeeping System Should Do

April 3, 2019

7 Things Your Digital Timekeeping System Should Do for You (But Probably Doesn’t) Analog punch clocks are all but relics of a forgotten time as most private dental and healthcare practices now use some sort of digital timekeeping option to track employee hours. Many of those digital timekeeping tools are provided free with your office’s…

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5 HR Basics All Employers Should Remember

March 27, 2019

5 HR Basics That Every Employer Needs to Know Wouldn’t it be great if there were only a handful of HR truths you needed to worry about and, once you’d mastered them, you’d earn your black belt as a manager? OK, enough daydreaming, and we won’t lie to you. There are dozens of HR points…

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Religious Accommodations for Biometric Security: The Mark of the Beast

March 12, 2019

Biometric Time Clocks and Religious Accommodations: What You Need to Know Picture this: you’ve just purchased a flashy new biometric time clock and you and your staff couldn’t be happier. It’s 2019 – technology is here to make our lives easier. No more old-fashioned punch cards! No more extra passwords to remember when logging in…