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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Erin Woulfe

Erin Woulfe likes to write about things that matter. Keeping her finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the public sector world, she blogs about the latest legislative news and employee benefit trends that affect our school, city and county clients. She’s been with NIS since 2002. “I love connecting to our clients and providing them with the tools they need in order to administrate their plan,” says Erin. “Whether that be materials to educate their employees on certain benefits, how to effectively communicate change within an organization, or providing tips and how-to’s to help them make their job easier.”

Recent Articles by Erin Woulfe

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Compliance: Open Enrollment Benefit Notices for 2020

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There are several benefit notices that employers are required to provide to employees either annually or during their initial enrollment. Open enrollment time can be a good time to...

Students Debate Good Qualities of a School Administrator

What makes a good school executive? This Wickedlocal article discusses what one school district did prior to hiring a new superintendent for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Federal Aid Allocated by States Uneven

Recent statistics from the U.S. Department of Education show that overall federal budget for education isn’t being equally disbursed among the states. K-12 federal funding has increased slightly...

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Republicans End Attempts to Repeal and Replace ACA

The Republican party has indicated that they will no longer attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They lost control of the U.S. House of Representatives to the Democrats...

2019 IRS Contribution Limits

Download our new 2019 IRS Contribution Limits Infosheet. This handy reference for public sector organizations highlights the contribution limits for your HSA, HRA, FSA, retirement plans, and more.

Reducing Healthcare Costs Through Physician Quality Data: Prescribed Meds Could Literally be Giving Your Employees a Headache

National Insurance Services has partnered with Grand Rounds to help our clients reduce their health insurance claims. In this article, Grand Rounds discusses prescribing headache medications and...

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Have You Verified Covered Dependent Eligibility Lately?

Many public sector organizations offer dependent coverage in addition to employee coverage. While HR/Benefits departments closely keep track of adding and terminating employees monthly, keeping...

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Quality Physicians Use Genomic Testing During Early-Stage Breast Cancer Diagnosis

National Insurance Services has partnered with Grand Rounds to help our clients reduce their health insurance claims. In this article, Grand Rounds discusses why chemo may not always be necessary...

2018 IRS Contribution Limits

Download the new 2018 IRS Contribution Limits Guide. This handy reference for public sector organizations highlights the contribution limits for your HSA, HRA, FSA, retirement plans, and more.

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Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Are on the Rise

Betsy, the Benefit Coordinator at a small school district, was opening her mail and came across a (Monetary Determination) letter from the unemployment office. The letter discussed the eligibility...