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August 14th, 2018

Webinar: Health Savings Accounts – What You Need to Know

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are unique accounts that reside in employee benefits. These accounts exist merely because of health care coverage that’s offered by an employer. Employers can contribute to them, but they’re ultimately owned by the individual and are not sponsored by the overall health plan. Because of these, strange results and quirks can Read More

August 14th, 2018

Hays Companies Rises in “Top 100 Insurance Brokers” Rankings

Hays Companies is pleased to announce that they were recently named as the 22nd largest insurance broker in the United States by Business Insurance Magazine. This is the 25th year of consecutive revenue growth for Hays Companies. Hays’ 2018 ranking is reflective of the entrepreneurial spirit on which they were founded and was an increase Read More

August 13th, 2018

Hays Companies Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

For almost a decade, Hays Companies has built a strong partnership with Habitat for Humanity to combat homelessness and provide affordable housing for families within the communities where we work and live. This month, Hays team members assisted with building a Habitat for Humanity home in St. Paul, Minnesota. Of the experience, Robert Rangel, Hays Read More

July 11th, 2018

Compliance Webinar: Wellness Plans – What You Need to Know

Healthcare costs are on the rise and with the evolving structure of wellness programs, along with the complicated wellness final regulations, it becomes a challenging task to ensure compliance. Recent legal decisions have also put the future of these final wellness regulations into question. Because of this, employers are now considering new and innovative ways Read More

July 2nd, 2018

Hays Companies Vice President Bruce Lyon Receives 2018 Excellence Award

Hays Companies of Kansas City is proud to announce that Bruce Lyon, Vice President and Director of Risk Management, was honored by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals with the 2018 CSP Award of Excellence. A leader in high quality credentialing for safety, health and environmental practitioners, the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) was Read More

June 28th, 2018

Hays Companies Employee Benefits Presents: Upcoming Webinars in 2018

We are pleased to announce the upcoming Hays Companies Webinar schedule for the second half of 2018. Registration information for each webinar, actual dates and complete details will be made available closer to the event.  Please reach out to your Hays Companies representative with any questions. Topics and dates are subject to change due to Read More

June 26th, 2018

Andrew Williamson Joins Hays Companies of Wisconsin Benefits Practice

Hays Companies of Wisconsin is pleased to announce that Andrew Williamson has joined the Benefits Practice, where he will focus on employers with under 200 employees.  Williamson brings 15+ years of consulting and brokerage experience with similarly-sized employer groups. “Our unique tools and industry-leading talent have led to expansive growth in our core business segment Read More

June 20th, 2018

Department of Labor’s Final Rule on Association Health Plans

On Tuesday, June 19th, the Department of Labor (DOL) released final rules for Association Health Plans (AHP).  In summary, the final rules will allow small businesses, including self-employed workers, to band together by geography or industry to obtain healthcare coverage as if they were a single large employer.  The intent is to provide greater negotiating Read More

June 14th, 2018

Webinar: M&A Impacts on Benefit Compliance

Corporate transitions like mergers and acquisitions are continuing at a rapid pace. When considering how these transactions and changes will impact employee benefit compliance, time is often limited. This 3o-minute webinar, presented by the Hays Benefits Research and Compliance Department, addresses the M&A impacts on Benefits Compliance. It covers common issues that companies need to Read More

May 24th, 2018

Hays Companies of Wisconsin Named One of the Top Workplaces

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has named Hays Companies of Wisconsin one of Wisconsin’s Top Workplaces for the eighth year in a row. Consequently, they have been inducted into The Journal Sentinel’s 2018 Top Workplaces Hall of Fame, a prestigious position that reflects the quality of our culture and employees. Results were based on survey responses Read More