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BHCG annual report available in July

BHCG’s 2014 annual report summarizing the accomplishments and activities of last year, will be available in July. It will be posted to the BHCG website and will also be distributed to you via email. If you would like a printed copy of the report, please contact Joleen Hohl at 414-858-2311 x2 or at jhohl@businesshealthcaregroup.org

Executive summary of April 22 “Hot Topics” learning event now available

Representatives of employers, providers, brokers and BHCG strategic partners gathered on April 22 at Briggs & Stratton to gain valuable insights and strategies from industry experts about two critical benefit issues confronting employers today – specialty drug management and smoking cessation programs.  An executive summary, which also includes links to speaker presentations and additional resource materials, is available for review.

Executive Director Emeritus Dianne Kiehl recognized by The Alliance

Dianne Kiehl, recently retired executive director of the BHCG was a recipient of one of The Alliance's Health Transformation Awards presented at its 25th Anniversary Celebration on May 19th. At the event, held at Monona Terrace in Madison, Dianne was recognized for “providing extraordinary leadership among employers related to health benefits, specifically by representing employers’ interests and helping develop consensus on important issues among a significant number of employers.” Congratulations, Dianne! View pictures from the event.

Sample cover letters for sending Form 1095-C to employees added to Web2Print

Beginning in 2016, for the 2015 calendar year, employers will be required to furnish each applicable employee a Form 1095-C (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage). Two sample cover letters are available on the BHCG Web2Print site – for either fully insured or self-funded employers – to explain an accompanying 1095-C Form to employees. The Web2Print site can be accessed directly from the home page of the BHCG website or by clicking here. Once on the Site go to Idea Library > General Benefits Information/Education.

If you do not have access to the Web2Print site, please contact Joleen Hohl at the BHCG to obtain registration instructions. Joleen can be reached at 414-858-2311 ext. 2 or at jhohl@businesshealthcaregroup.org.

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