Final Rules for Wellness Programs Includes New Notice Requirement

On August 23, 2016 By Tevis

Over the last few years, employers have been introducing wellness programs to their employees, mostly for health care cost containment purposes. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) formalized wellness programs to the extent most such programs … Continue reading


July BenefitsBuzz

On July 5, 2013 By Tevis

HCR Final Rule on Workplace Wellness Programs The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes provisions to encourage appropriately designed, consumer-protective wellness programs in group health coverage. Effective for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2014, ACA essentially codifies the … Continue reading


Heath Care Reform Final Regulations: Nondiscriminatory Wellness Programs

On July 3, 2013 By Tevis

On May 29, 2013, the Agencies (Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, and Health and Human Services) published final regulations regarding nondiscriminatory wellness programs offered in connection with a group health plan. But first, here are the basic rules, mostly … Continue reading


Change your Health Plan Change your Company

On April 24, 2013 By Tevis

I know a bold statement that may be hard to believe but it is true. More than likely your current health plan is not really health insurance instead it is more like sick insurance.  Think about it, your employees and … Continue reading


Live Well Work Well October 2012 Edition

On October 3, 2012 By Tevis

Trick-or-Treating Safety Between bags of candy and spooky celebrations, October 31 is a favorite day for many children and adults. However, the festivities aren’t all fun and games for children. This Halloween, protect your little ghost or ghoul by following … Continue reading


Childhood Obesity Can Affect Your Company’s Bottom Line

On June 19, 2012 By Tevis

You might not be thinking that childhood obesity is an issue that affects your business, but it may have a larger impact than you believe. Today, over 31 percent of American children are categorized as overweight or obese. You most … Continue reading


A Brief History of Tevis Insurance Solutions

On March 13, 2012 By Tevis

Tevis Insurance Solutions was formed and began operations in 2007. The Sacramento area brokerage was born out of a business and personal relationship between its founders, Mike Briare and Jamie Berry. Each had extensive history in the areas of insurance, … Continue reading


Workplace Wellness: Calculating Return on Investment

On December 20, 2011 By Tevis

Now that you’ve launched a wellness program, it’s critical to know if your efforts are succeeding. To accomplish this, you must determine the return on investment (ROI). Calculating the ROI on Wellness will help quantify your program’s success and efficiency. … Continue reading