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A Look Inside Technogym, The Healthiest Place To Work In The World

Technogym sets an industry standard for how your employer should treat youOriginal link
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ACA Round-Up: Alexander-Murray And CSR Payments, QHP Quality Ratings, And More

The language of the Alexander/Murray bill is now available. Our post of yesterday, October 17 provides an on the whole accurate description and analysis of the bill. One late addition deserves further discussion, however. As noted in an earlier post, many states have already required or allowed their insurers to increase premiums to account for the shortfalls the insurers will experience for the CSR payment cut off. Rather than require the insurers to refile their rates again, delaying the 2018 open enrollment period, the proposed language would leave the increased rates in place but require insurers to rebate overpayments to their enrollees and to the federal government as appropriate. These rebates could be delivered monthly or in one-time payments; they could be paid after the year, through the ACA’s medical loss ratio rebate provisions, or in some other way. The rebates would be accounted for in determining premium tax credits and...
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How Workplaces Are Improving Employee Health -- And What Millennials Can Do To Help

What health improvement measures are being adopted, and how can millennials entering the workforce contribute to better health-focused office cultures?Original link
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Traveling The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death In 2017

My mother has a letter from her mother written in 1942, telling of the death from pneumonia of a middle-aged neighbor with whom my grandmother had spoken at the post office just a week earlier. For most of human history, that sudden turn to death has been the common experience. Few managed to live into old age; and even for elders, the dying was usually fairly abrupt. There was little risk of living long with dementia, Parkinson’s disease, heart failure, cirrhosis, serious injuries, childbirth complications, or other fatal illnesses. Diabetes was fatal within a few months in 1900. Now, most of us will instead experience a long period of decline in advanced old age. The period of being unable to take care of yourself (mobility, dressing, feeding, toileting) averages more than two years in the last phase of life. During that time, we each will need another person’s help every day—often...
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How to Be Mindful at a Wedding

Staying mindful can connect you with the people around you, and can help you feel the love.Original link
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