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Our Past Propels Our Future: Read our feature in the Pittsburgh Business Times

Posted February 5, 2024 Company News
Our past propels our future. “We are more than just advisors…We have assembled a team of the best people in the industry who genuinely care...

Prioritizing Employee Mental Health

Posted February 1, 2024 Webinar Employee Benefits
Today's work environments are fast-paced and demanding, and the mental health of employees has emerged as a critical concern that no organization can afford to...

Landlord Dilemma for Premium Allocations

Posted January 5, 2024 Commercial Lines
It is customary in many cases for an entity with large real estate holdings to allocate insurance premiums to their tenants which is clearly outlined...

Updated PCRB MOD Summary

Posted November 21, 2023 Risk Control Safety Commercial Lines
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Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau (PCRB) recently greenlit alterations on August 22nd, set to impact employers throughout the state starting on April 1, 2024. The...

Commercial Real Estate Risks

Posted August 4, 2023 Expert Tips
Why Do Commercial Real Estate Risks Continue to See Substantial Rate Increases? The rates continue to climb due to a number of reasons. In 2018...

How Fertility Benefits Can Support Your LGBTQ+ Employees

Posted July 27, 2023 Employee Benefits
Despite the progress that has been made to date, the LGBTQ+ community still faces discrimination in areas such as healthcare— especially when it comes to...

Nonprofit Sector Trends to Watch

Posted July 13, 2023 Industry Insights Commercial Lines Nonprofit
The nonprofit sector could face several challenges posed by industry trends, including economic uncertainty, labor shortages and heightened cybersecurity risks. These factors may lead to...

Please Welcome James Buldas, Risk Advisor

Posted July 12, 2023 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome James Buldas as a Risk Advisor in the Property & Casualty department. Before joining Henderson Brothers, James Buldas enjoyed...

It’s Operation Safe Driver Week

Posted July 10, 2023 Risk Control Safety Transportation Safe Driving
July 9-15 is the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Operation Safe Driver Week. Throughout the week, law enforcement officers are extra aware of commercial motor...

Please Welcome Megan Miller, Helpdesk Technician

Posted July 7, 2023 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Megan Miller, Helpdesk Technician in the IT Department. Welcome Megan!

2023 Trench Safety

Posted June 20, 2023 Safety Expert Tips trenches
Trench Safety Stand-down (TSSD) Week is an important event that takes place from June 19-23, 2023. Organized annually by the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA),...

Please Welcome Megan Rudyk, Client Support Specialist

Posted June 19, 2023 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Megan Rudyk as a Client Support Specialist in the Employee Benefits Practice. Welcome aboard Megan!

Please Welcome Mary Thomas, Account Manager

Posted June 19, 2023 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Mary Thomas as an Account Manager in the Commercial Lines Department. Welcome aboard Mary!

Please Welcome Alexa Kehr, Client Support Specialist

Posted June 19, 2023 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Alexa Kehr as a Client Support Specialist in the Employee Benefits Practice. Welcome aboard Alexa!

Please Welcome Ali Toscano, Client Support Specialist

Posted June 19, 2023 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Ali Toscano as a Client Support Specialist in the Employee Benefits Practice. Welcome aboard Ali!

Stay Safe and Lightning Aware

Posted June 19, 2023 Safety Expert Tips weather Severe Weather lightning
It’s National Lightning Safety Awareness Week and we understand the importance of raising awareness about lightning safety and providing valuable information to help protect you,...

Wellness Wednesday- Summer Safety Tips

Posted June 15, 2023 Wellness Wednesdays Expert Tips Safety health summer heat
SUN SAFETY TIPS Though basking in the sun is relaxing and fun, it’s also dangerous for your health. Skin cancer is both dangerous and common—it’s...

Do I Need Rental Car Insurance?

Posted June 14, 2023 Expert Tips Insurance 101 Car Insurance Rental Car
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The best time to decide whether you need to purchase extra insurance from the rental car agency is before standing at the counter. Whether you...

Beat the Heat with these Essential Tips

Posted May 22, 2023 Expert Tips health heat safety
As the temperatures rise and summer approaches, it's crucial to prioritize your health and well-being by staying safe in the heat. May 26, 2023 is...

Please Welcome Shane Kelley, Account Service Representative

Posted May 12, 2023 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Shane Kelley as an Account Service Representative in the Commercial Lines Department. Welcome aboard Shane!

Please Welcome Kenneth Kohnfelder, Sales Consultant

Posted May 12, 2023 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Kenneth Kohnfelder as a Sales Consultant in the Employee Benefits Practice. Welcome aboard Kenneth!

The 2023 International Roadcheck is May 16th to 18th

Posted May 12, 2023 Safety Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Trucking
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This year’s International Roadcheck, May 16th-18th,  will focus on the anti-lock braking system (ABS) and proper cargo securement on a commercial motor vehicle. ABS ABS...

The AI Revolution in HR: Navigating the Shift and Harnessing the Power of OpenAI

Posted May 11, 2023 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology AI Technology
HR Tech Tips
The landscape of human resources has been evolving at an unprecedented pace, thanks to the rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. As AI-powered tools...

How Can Telematics Data Help or Harm Carriers?

Posted May 3, 2023 Industry Insights Commercial Lines Transportation Trucking Telematics
Mak Kelly explains
Those that attended the Henderson Brothers Transportation & Compliance event last October may recall how your telematics data can help or hurt your company depending...

Prepare for the 2023 Hurricane Season

Posted May 2, 2023 Safety Expert Tips weather Severe Weather homeowners insurance emergency preparation emergency hurricane
When a hurricane is approaching:   If you hear alerts that a hurricane is approaching, it is vital to act right away. Once a...

The Growing Drug & Alcohol Problem With Commercial Drivers

Posted April 28, 2023 Industry Insights Commercial Lines Transportation Trucking
Mak Kelly explains
Every month the DOT clearinghouse publishes their FMCSA drug & alcohol violation statistics. As of January 6th of this year, the program has been in...

Why Is Compliance an Insurance Conversation?

Posted April 19, 2023 Industry Insights Commercial Lines Transportation Trucking
Mak Kelly explains
As business owners, we’re familiar with the annual insurance renewal process. We put together schedules, payroll, revenue , loss history, and fill out...

Protect Your Family From Carbon Monoxide

Posted April 19, 2023 Safety Expert Tips Home Family carbon monoxide
Carbon Monoxide
April is Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Month Month and at Henderson Brothers, we want to ensure the safety of our clients' families and homes...

How Do We Combat Nuclear Verdicts?

Posted April 14, 2023 Industry Insights Commercial Lines Transportation Trucking
Mak Kelly explains
Combating Nuclear Verdicts is one of the major challenges facing our transportation clients, and the issue continues to build steam. According to recent reports from...

Go Orange! Next Week is National Work Zone Awareness Week

Posted April 13, 2023 Industry Insights Commercial Lines Transportation NWZAW
Slow Down in Work Zones
National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual event across the United States highlighting the importance of work zone safety. The National Work Zone...

Put on Your Walking Shoes! It’s National Walking Day!

Posted April 5, 2023 Expert Tips heart health walking health
National Walking Day is celebrated on the first Wednesday of April every year, and it's a day that encourages people to get outside and move...

You’re Invited: State of The Transportation Industry Panel Event

Posted April 3, 2023 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Transportation
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May 11, 2023 12 pm to 5:30 pm The Chief's Room at Acrisure Stadium Keynote Speaker, Panel Discussion, and Networking Reception [vc_cta h2="" txt_align="center"...

I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead: Why We Must Change this Mentality for our Health & Well-Being

Posted March 16, 2023 Employee Benefits Expert Tips wellness Wellbeing sleep
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There's a ridiculous notion built on conceit and mixed with ambition: "I'll sleep when I'm dead."  This mindset may stem from good intentions, but it...

The Forgotten Coverage: Pollution Liability/Environmental

Posted March 16, 2023 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Commercial General Liability Pollution Pollution Liability
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It often takes an event before people realize what specialty coverage can provide to protect their financial statement from a significant loss. Some events, such...

Staying Heart Healthy for American Heart Month

Posted February 15, 2023 Employee Benefits Expert Tips heart health
As part of American Heart Month, we're focusing on women and ways to help reduce the risk of heart disease. Cardiovascular disease is the number 1...

Hiring During Tough Times: Utilizing Tech Tips to Enhance Productivity

Posted February 14, 2023 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology
HR Tech Tips
With predictions of a global recession on the horizon, several organizations have been slowing down their recruitment or cutting back on their workforce. However, there...

The Best Umbrella: A Personal Liability Shield

Posted February 10, 2023 Expert Tips Insurance 101 Personal Lines Umbrella Personal Liability
February 10th is National Umbrella Day! Just as an umbrella shields you from the rain, an umbrella insurance policy protects you from a downpour—that worst-case...

Please Welcome Ian Lavanish, Risk Control Specialist

Posted February 9, 2023 Company News New Hire
Ian Lavanish
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Ian Lavanish as a Risk Control Specialist in Property & Casualty. Welcome aboard Ian!

Please Welcome Andrew Ziegler, Medicare & Individual Products Specialist

Posted February 9, 2023 Company News New Hire
Andrew Ziegler
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Andrew Ziegler as a Medicare and Individual Products Specialist in the Benefits Practice. Welcome aboard Andrew!

Please Welcome Chris Securcher, Senior Retirement Plan Consultant

Posted February 9, 2023 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Chris Securcher as a Senior Retirement Plan Consultant with HB Retirement. Welcome aboard Chris!

Today is National Change Your Password Day

Posted February 1, 2023 Expert Tips Commercial Lines multi-factor authentication cyber security password
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February 1st is National Change Your Password Day. Changing passwords helps to protect sensitive information and reduce the risk of unauthorized access. Hackers now have...

Please Welcome Evan Benton, Account Manager

Posted January 23, 2023 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Evan Benton as an Account Manager in Commercial Lines. Welcome aboard Evan!

Please Welcome Megan Jewell, Client Support Specialist

Posted January 23, 2023 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Megan Jewell as a Client Supports Specialist in the Benefits Practice. Welcome aboard Megan!

Are You ready for 2023 OSHA Reporting?

Posted January 15, 2023 Safety Commercial Lines OSHA Risk Control Compliance
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Every year businesses are required to post physical (and in some cases electronically) report summaries of the work-related incidents that occurred at their places of...

Pollution Coverage for Fixed-Based Operators

Posted January 13, 2023 Industry Insights Commercial Lines Commercial General Liability Aviation FBO Pollution Pollution Liability
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by Jared Sadowski, Vice President, Aviation Practice Leader and Brandon Mohr, Claims In-House Counsel Fixed-base operators (FBOs) offer many important services for aircraft, including crew...

HSA Employer Contributions that work with Tech

Posted January 10, 2023 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HSA HR Tech Tips HR Technology benefit admin
HR Tech Tips
Employer contributions to a Health Savings Account are a valuable way to encourage employees to enroll in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with an...

Key Takeaways from the 2022 Transportation Event

Posted November 15, 2022 Safety Industry Insights Commercial Lines Compliance Transportation Trucking panel event DOT
Transportation Event
Henderson Brothers, Schnieder Downs, and Pion Law hosted our October transportation panel event. The event included two presentations and panel discussions. We concluded with a...

Using Life Insurance to Protect Your Business

Posted November 10, 2022 Industry Insights Expert Tips Succession Planning Life Insurance Business Continuity Planning
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Running a successful business involves many moving parts. For example, it often takes a team of people with various skills to start and grow a...

HR Tech Trends for 2023

Posted November 2, 2022 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology
HR Tech Tips
­­­­­­­­­­­­The pandemic has created a paradigm shift in work models. HR Tech has become an essential part of the HR function for businesses to survive....

The Most Popular “Person” in the HR Tech? Talent Management

Posted October 26, 2022 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology Talent Management
HR Tech Tips
Talent management solutions reign supreme at the top of the HR Tech list. The focus is on the employee (or future employee). “Talent Marketplace” will...

Please Welcome Marlayna Verenna, Financial Analyst

Posted October 21, 2022 Company News New Hire
Marlayna Verenna
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Marlayna Verenna as a Financial Analyst in our Benefits Practice. Marlayna is a graduate of Seton Hill University.

Please Welcome Samantha Curran, Private Client Consultant

Posted October 21, 2022 Company News New Hire
Samantha Curran
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Samantha Curran as a Consultant to the Private Client Group.

Please Welcome Sierra Christian, Client Service Associate

Posted October 21, 2022 Company News New Hire
Sierra Christian
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Sierra Christian as a Client Service Associate in HB Retirement. Sierra is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh...

The Power of Data: How Complex Risk Analysis Can Help Your Business

Posted October 18, 2022 Expert Tips Commercial Lines Insurance 101 Risk Big Data Complex Risk TCOR
Organizations must look for many risks to their operations in today’s global economy, including injuries, cybersecurity threats, and other hazards unique to their processes. Risk...

Leasing Employees? Protect Your Business from Uncovered Claims

Posted October 10, 2022 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Workers' Compensation Leased Employees Alternate Employer Endorsement
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By Mak Kelly, Sales Consultant for Commercial Lines Two years after the COVID-19 pandemic caused thousands of businesses to close temporarily, businesses are now struggling...

You’re Invited To Our Transportation Event: Driver Management & Compliance

Posted October 3, 2022 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Transportation
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October 27, 2022 2pm to 6pm The Chief's Room at Acrisure Stadium Join us for...

Henderson Brothers Earns Top Workplace and Customer Satisfaction Honors

Posted September 27, 2022 Company News Top Workplace Award Net Promoter Score Customer Satisfaction
2022 top workplace
PITTSBURGH, September 27, 2022 – Leading insurance broker and consultant Henderson Brothers announced that it has been recognized as a 2022 Top Workplace in Greater...

HSA Employer Contributions that work with Technology

Posted September 19, 2022 Employee Benefits Expert Tips
HR Tech Tips
Employer contributions to an HSA (Health Savings Account) are a helpful way to encourage employees to enroll in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with...

Trust, Expertise Earn Henderson Brothers “World Class” Net Promoter Score

Posted September 14, 2022 Company News Net Promoter Score Customer Satisfaction
83 Net Promoter Score
PITTSBURGH, September 14, 2022 – Leading insurance broker and consultant Henderson Brothers announced today that it has earned a Net Promoter Score® (NPS) of 83...

Please Welcome Monica McConnell, Benefits Consultant

Posted September 9, 2022 Company News New Hire
Monica McConnell New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Monica McConnell as a Benefits Consultant. She was hired in May of 2022.

Please Welcome Brent Huber, Marketing Specialist

Posted September 9, 2022 Company News New Hire
Brent Huber New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Brent Huber as a Marketing Specialist in Commercial Lines. He was hired in May of 2022.

Please Welcome CJ Jackson, Account Manager

Posted September 9, 2022 Company News New Hire
CJ Jackson
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome CJ Jackson as an Account Manager in our Commercial Lines Division. He was hired in April of 2022.

Please Welcome Mak Kelly

Posted September 9, 2022 Company News New Hire
Mak Kelly new hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Mak Kelly as a Sales Consultant for Commercial Lines specializing in Cannabis, Transportation, and Energy. Mak is a graduate...

Daniel Grealish named the Director of Business Intelligence & Business Process Improvement

Posted September 8, 2022 Company News Promotions
Daniel Grealish Promotion
Daniel Grealish has been named the Director of Business Intelligence and Business Process Improvement, a newly created role supporting the firm’s ongoing strategic growth. Over...

Controlling Workers’ Compensation Costs for School Districts

Posted August 29, 2022 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Workers' Compensation claims Risk Control Education
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by Chris Branvold, Consultant, Commercial Lines Department and Education Practice Group Member Educational institutions comprise various work environments, including classrooms, school buses, and sports facilities....

Insurance Issues in the Education Industry

Posted August 15, 2022 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Education
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Schools, colleges, and universities are intricate networks of different types of jobs across multiple facilities and locations. From an insurance perspective, they face many kinds...

Exhaustion of Limits: Named Insured and Additional Insured

Posted July 21, 2022 Industry Insights Uncategorized Commercial Lines exhaustion of limits Umbrella Excess
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There are basically 2 types of “exhaustion” scenarios when you look at the insurance programs of the Named Insured versus the Additional Insured. A typical...

Employer Retirement Plans Have Evolved. Has Yours?

Posted July 13, 2022 Industry Insights Expert Tips employer retirement plans ancillary benefits
  by Joe Cravotta, AIF®, Senior Retirement Plan Consultant at HB Retirement   With benefits evolving, financial wellness emerging and a war for talent raging,...

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging are Important – Do you have the right technology in place?

Posted June 27, 2022 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology
HR Tech Tips
In a 2021 report on DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging) Tools, research noted that the total number of DEIB tech vendors increased by 87%....

Success Story: Controlling Costs Through Benefits Strategy

Posted June 15, 2022 Success Story Employee Benefits Employee Benefits healthcare Specialty Pharmacy success story self-funding
The Challenge The medical prescription spend for a western Pennsylvania university was spiraling out of control. The per employee per month (PEPM) drug cost for...

ICHRA: An Rx for Medical Insurance

Posted June 6, 2022 Employee Benefits Industry Insights Employee Benefits Small Business Medical Insurance ICHRA
by Chris Shipley, Vice President, Employee Benefits   Today’s employees want more freedom to choose a benefits package-including medical- that meets their individual and family...

The 5 Ws of HR Technology Security

Posted May 18, 2022 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology cyber security
HR Tech Tips
Has your organization authored a security plan for your HR Technology? If not, the time is now. With more and more scams plaguing the digital...

Mental Health Month: 5 Mental Health Employee Benefits Trends for 2022

Posted April 29, 2022 Employee Benefits Expert Tips Uncategorized mental health wellness Wellbeing
May is National Mental Health Month - a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma so many...

Preparing for Hurricane Season

Posted April 19, 2022 Safety Expert Tips Insurance 101 emergency preparation hurricane
National Hurricane Preparedness Week, which is scheduled for May 1-7 this year, encourages individuals to evaluate their personal hurricane risks and implement measures to keep...

Tips for Traveling Abroad

Posted April 19, 2022 Safety Expert Tips Insurance 101 travel safety Travel Tips Travel Insurance
(Photo by Dan Novac on Unsplash) The World Travel & Tourism Council has estimated bookings for international travel to be up by 130 percent over...

Henderson Brothers Taps Firm Veterans for New Strategic Roles

Posted April 12, 2022 Company News Promotions
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Thomas Philbin, Director of Commercial Lines, has been named Director of Mergers and Acquisitions and Director of Strategic Accounts, newly created roles supporting the firm’s...

Our Checklist: 7 Ways to Prepare Your Home For Spring

Posted April 12, 2022 Expert Tips Insurance 101 Home Safety Tips Spring
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Are you ready for spring home maintenance?  Here's our checklist to ensure your home is all set for the upcoming months: 1. Clean your gutters...

Whitepaper: Corporate Safety Infrastructure & Protecting Your Business

Posted April 11, 2022 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines White Paper cyber security Safety
Cyber Liability
Cyber insurance had record rate increases in 2021 and there are no signs of slowing down during 2022. The types of attacks and vulnerabilities are...

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted April 11, 2022 Safety Expert Tips Distracted Driving Safety Tips
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The National Safety Council recognizes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This event is intended to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and...

3 Top Technology Opportunities to Watch in 2022

Posted April 7, 2022 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology Employee Experience Talent Intelligence Workforce Planning
HR Tech Tips
Skills-based systems or Talent Intelligence systems. These are systems that identify the skills that somebody has, the skills required for a job and they use...

Please Welcome Alissa Meeder, Administrative Assistant

Posted April 7, 2022 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Alissa Meeder as an Administrative Assistant. She brings several years of operational experience to the position. Alissa was hired...

Please Welcome Justin Porco, Client Services Associate

Posted April 7, 2022 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Justin Porco as a Client Services Associate in HB Retirement. Justin was hired in December of 2021.

Please Welcome Chris Shaffer, Account Service Representative

Posted April 7, 2022 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Chris Shaffer as an Account Service Representative in HB Retirement. He is a recent graduate of Clarion University with...

Please Welcome Mary Philbin, Consultant

Posted April 7, 2022 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Mary Philbin as a Consultant in our Commercial Lines Division. She comes to Henderson Brothers with experience in underwriting....

Whitepaper: Addressing OSHA’s Most Frequent Violations with NIXN Technology

Posted April 6, 2022 Risk Control Safety White Paper OSHA NIXN Big Data
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At the end of 2021, OSHA revealed the top 10 most frequently cited standards during the 2021 NCS Safety Congress & Expo. The findings should...

Expect An Expert Episode 8: Paylocity Integration with Employee Navigator

Posted March 30, 2022 Employee Benefits Expert Tips Podcast HR Technology benefit admin
Expect An Expert Podcast Cover
In this episode of Expect An Expert, Maggie Boucher, Senior Consultant at Henderson Brothers' Employee Benefits Practice, has invited Eric Gargis , Senior HCM Consultant,...

How To Budget For A New Human Capital Management (HCM)

Posted March 17, 2022 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology Budget Human Capital Management HCM
HR Tech Tips
2022 is here, and for a lot of us it came too fast. Organizations are still managing an increasingly hybrid workforce, dealing with hurdles around...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Stays OSHA ETS Vaccination and Testing Mandate

Posted January 13, 2022 Compliance Alert Expert Tips OSHA Education ETS Vaccination Mandate
scotus compliance alert
The Supreme Court of the United States issued its highly-anticipated opinions today on the OSHA ETS and the CMS healthcare industry vaccination and testing mandates....

The Heat Is On: Vaccine & Testing Solutions

Posted January 11, 2022 Coronavirus Employee Benefits Expert Tips OSHA COVID-19 HR Tech Tips HR Technology Vaccine ETS
HR Tech Tips
Employers nationwide are making moves on vaccination and testing tracking, now that the Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard is here to stay; many business...

Whitepaper: Important Potential Changes Coming to Your Cyber Liability Coverage Form

Posted January 6, 2022 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines White Paper cyber liability
Cyber Liability
Like 2020, the year 2021 was tumultuous for many reasons. Developments in cyber security and the market for cyber liability insurance were no different. In...

Breaking: Sixth Circuit Dissolves Stay on the OSHA ETS

Posted December 18, 2021 Compliance Alert Expert Tips OSHA ETS Vaccination Mandate
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On the evening of December 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit issued its highly anticipated decision on whether OSHA’s ETS would remain intact, be further delayed,...

Expect An Expert Episode 7: Specialty Pharmacy Strategy

Posted December 16, 2021 Employee Benefits Industry Insights Expert Tips Podcast Pharmacy Strategy Specialty Pharmacy
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In this episode of Expect an Expert, we'll be discussing specialty pharmacy strategy. We've invited our Director of Pharmacy Solutions, Dr. Chris Antypas, to speak...

Please Welcome Diane Ritter, Senior Retirement Plan Consultant

Posted December 6, 2021 Company News New Hire
Diane Ritter
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Diane Ritter as a Senior Retirement Plan Consultant in HB Retirement. She brings 30+ years of experience in the...

Please Welcome Sean Hallisey, Sales Associate

Posted December 6, 2021 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Sean Hallisey, Sales Associate in our Employee Benefits Division. Sean was hired in July of 2021.

Gender Identity and HR Technology

Posted December 3, 2021 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology Gender Identity
HR Tech Tips
Gender identity is a common topic of discussion among employers these days and the need to capture an employee’s preferred gender identity within the workplace has...

Expect An Expert Episode 6: Excessive Fee Litigation

Posted November 18, 2021 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Podcast Business Insurance D&O Management Liability
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In this episode of Expect an Expert, Henderson Brothers' in-house counsel, Peter Horne, answers 4 questions about excessive fee litigation and its impact on insurance....

Preparing HR Technology for the OSHA Vaccination ETS

Posted November 15, 2021 Employee Benefits Expert Tips OSHA COVID-19 HR Tech Tips HR Technology Vaccine ETS
HR Tech Tips
OSHA has submitted the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) which is a division of the White House Budget...

Please Welcome Chris Bigley, Client Support Specialist

Posted November 15, 2021 Company News New Hire
Chris Bigley
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Chris Bigley as a Client Support Specialist in our Employee Benefits Division. He brings 20+ years of experience in...

Please Welcome Sarah Biamonte, Consultative Associate

Posted November 15, 2021 Company News New Hire
Sarah Biamonte
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Sarah Biamonte as a Consultative Associate in our Employee Benefits Division. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in...

Please Welcome Amber Rutledge, Claims Analyst

Posted November 15, 2021 Company News New Hire
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Amber Rutledge, Claims Analyst in Risk Control. Amber was hired in May of 2021.

Webinar: Implementation Considerations for the Vaccination ETS

Posted November 12, 2021 Risk Control Coronavirus Employee Benefits Compliance Alert Expert Tips OSHA COVID-19 webinar Vaccine
COVID quick test
On November 4th the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 in the workplace. The ETS requires that employers with 100...

OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard FAQs – COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

Posted November 4, 2021 Risk Control Coronavirus OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine
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Earlier today the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration released the long-anticipated Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 vaccination and testing. The...

Please Welcome Evan Frazier, Associate Account Manager

Posted November 3, 2021 Company News New Hire
Evan Frazier
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Evan Frazier as an Associate Account Manager in our Commercial Lines Division. Evan recently graduated from the University of...

Please Welcome Kaylee Gross, Associate Account Manager

Posted November 3, 2021 Company News New Hire
Kaylee Gross
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Kaylee Gross as an Associate Account Manager in our Commercial Lines Division. Kaylee recently graduated from West Virginia University,...

Please Welcome Christine Scott, Associate Account Manager

Posted November 3, 2021 Company News New Hire
Christine Scott
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Christine Scott as an Associate Account Manager in our Commercial Lines Division. She brings over 30 years of  independent...

Please Welcome Fawn Giddings, Benefits System Administrator

Posted November 3, 2021 Company News New Hire
Fawn Giddings
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Fawn Giddings, Benefits System Administrator in our Employee Benefits Department. Fawn was hired in March of 2021.

Whitepaper: Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Vary Among Employers

Posted October 29, 2021 Risk Control Coronavirus Compliance Alert Safety OSHA Coronavirus Vaccine ETS
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The Emergency Temporary Standard OSHA announced in early September has been met with a wide array of responses from employers, industry groups, and employees. It...

Understanding the TikTok® Challenge

Posted October 19, 2021 Risk Control Safety Commercial Lines Education Social Media TicTok
Tik Tok Challenge
Around the start of the school year a TikTok® trend began to emerge among teens and young adults. The trend known as “Devious Licks” has...

National Teen Driver Safety Week 2021

Posted October 18, 2021 Employee Benefits Safety Teen Driver
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October 17-23 is National Teen Driver Safety Week. During this week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration encourages parents to have...

Whitepaper: Trucking Accident Lawsuit Costs Continue to Rise

Posted October 15, 2021 Safety Industry Insights Expert Tips White Paper Transportation Trucking
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Eight-figure and beyond damages continue to be paid out to plaintiffs as a result of lawsuits related to trucking accidents on US roads. The increase...

Will Your D&O Policy Cover the Risk Of Shareholders with Dual or Multiple Capacities?

Posted October 13, 2021 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines D&O Compliance
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Shareholders who hold dual or multiple capacities at your organization will impact who is an insured and ultimately covered under your organization’s D&O policy. Such...

Simplifying the Open Enrollment Process with Technology

Posted October 6, 2021 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology
HR Tech Tips
How do employers look for ways to simplify the open enrollment process? Many companies are turning to technology to help simplify their open enrollment processes...

Improve Your Cyber Liability Risk in Eight Fundamental Ways

Posted October 5, 2021 Risk Control Safety Expert Tips cyber liability cyber security
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SolarWinds, Colonial Pipeline, JBS Foods… these companies have made the news over the past 12 months for the large and sophisticated cyber breaches that impacted...

COVID Vaccine Boosters: The Facts

Posted October 1, 2021 Coronavirus Expert Tips COVID-19 Booster Shots
Vaccine booster
Updated: October 1, 2021 With the recent approval of COVID Vaccine Booster Doses, there appears to be a lot of confusion around who is eligible...

Allegheny County Workers Get Paid Sick Leave

Posted September 29, 2021 Compliance Alert Expert Tips
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Allegheny County adopted a Paid Sick Days Ordinance (PSDO) on September 15, 2021, for county employers. Unlike the Pittsburgh Paid Sick Days Act, which applies...

Henderson Brothers Named Top Mid-Sized Workplace in the Pittsburgh Region

Posted September 15, 2021 Company News Top Workplace
top workplaces
Henderson Brothers, Inc. has been awarded the top mid-sized workplace in the greater Pittsburgh region. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has recognized 95 Companies and Organizations in...

President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers

Posted September 10, 2021 Coronavirus Compliance Alert COVID-19 Vaccine
Vaccine booster
Compliance Alert: More to come with President Biden’s announcement regarding mandatory vaccinations for government contractors and private employers. On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced...

COVID-19 Vaccination Card: Protection and Replacement

Posted September 8, 2021 Coronavirus Expert Tips COVID-19 Vaccination Cards
Keeping Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card Safe   Just about everyone who has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has been provided a vaccine...

COVID-19 Vaccination Tracking in Benefits Systems

Posted September 7, 2021 Employee Benefits HR Tech Tips HR Technology
HR Tech Tips
HR technology vendors are working diligently to unveil new vaccine management solutions designed to help HR teams track the immunization status of employees in addition...

Please Welcome Sherry Rue, Personal Lines Analyst

Posted August 30, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Sherry Rue as a Personal Lines Analyst in our Personal Lines Division. She brings 15+ years of experience within...

Please Welcome Stacy Holmes, Account Manager

Posted August 30, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Stacy Holmes as an Account Manager in our Commercial Lines Division. She brings 11+ years of industry experience. Stacy...

Please Welcome Mike McKee, Sales Consultant

Posted August 30, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Mike McKee as a Sale Consultant in the Employee Benefits Practice. Mike has 10+ years of industry experience and...

Please Welcome Maura Clark, Risk Control Specialist

Posted August 30, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Maura Clark, Risk Control Specialist. Maura is a graduate of Slippery Rock University with a degree in Safety Management...

Please Welcome Connor Wasson, Client Services Associate

Posted August 30, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Connor Wasson, Client Services Associate in HB Retirement. Connor is a recent graduate of The University of Tampa where...

Does Insurance Coverage Respond to Disputes Involving Voluntary Compliance Programs?

Posted August 17, 2021 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines D&O Compliance
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A recent decision from the Sixth Circuit reveals how exclusions in your D&O policy might negatively impact your compliance activities. In the case of Barber...

DOL Cybersecurity Guidance: Thoughts for Plan Sponsors

Posted August 17, 2021 Compliance Alert ERISA DOL cyber security
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In April 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued cybersecurity guidance that illustrates its expectations for how plan sponsors are to protect the information they maintain for...

Please Welcome Sara Selley, Private Client Consultant

Posted August 17, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Sara Selley as a Private Client Consultant in our Personal Lines Division. Sara is a Penn State University graduate...

Please Welcome Christin Schlosser, Vendor Marketing Specialist

Posted August 17, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Christin Schlosser as a Vendor Marketing Specialist within our Employee Benefits Division. Christin is a graduate of Waynesburg University...

Please Welcome Becky Gasche, Account Analyst

Posted August 17, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Becky Gasche as an Account Analyst in our Commercial Lines Division. She brings 6+ years of experience at an...

Next Week is OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

Posted August 6, 2021 Safety OSHA
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Each year, more than 5,000 workers are killed on the job. Additionally, more than 3.6 million employees are seriously injured each year while at work....

APIs: What’s the Hype?

Posted August 4, 2021 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology API
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Things are changing so fast in the world of HR technology, it’s hard to keep up. Notably, data integrations are leading the charge. Technology providers...

All-In-One Versus Point Solutions

Posted July 21, 2021 Employee Benefits Expert Tips HR Tech Tips HR Technology
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The most common question or issue is whether it makes sense for an employer to utilize one “all-in-one” HCM solution for all of their HR...

Are You Best In Benefits?

Posted June 8, 2021 Employee Benefits Industry Insights Benchmarking Best In Benefits
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Henderson Brothers is offering an early look at how employers responded to the challenges of 2020 through our soon to be released benchmarking survey.  ...

Please Welcome Michael Parsons, Internal Plan Consultant

Posted June 3, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Michael Parsons as an Internal Plan Consultant with HB Retirement. Michael joins HB Retirement with six years in the...

Please Welcome Gunnar Riley, Consultative Associate

Posted June 3, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Gunnar Riley, Consultative Associate in our Commercial Lines Department. Gunnar was hired in December of 2020.

Please Welcome EJ Heckert, Vice President

Posted June 3, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome EJ Heckert as a Vice President in the Benefits Practice. EJ comes to Henderson Brothers with 23+ years of...

Please Welcome Chris Branvold, Account Executive

Posted June 2, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Chris Branvold as an Account Executive in the Commercial Lines Department. Chris is a graduate of Robert Morris University;...

Expect An Expert Episode 5: Builders’ Risk

Posted May 26, 2021 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Podcast Business Insurance Property Policy Construction
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A Builder’s Risk policy is a variation of a property policy that offers protection in construction scenarios not typically not seen in a standard property...

Please Welcome Mark Hairston, Senior Financial Consultant

Posted April 9, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Mark Hairston as a Senior Financial Consultant in Commercial Lines. Mark will work with our team to provide financial...

Please Welcome Erika Finn, Private Client Analyst

Posted April 9, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Erika Finn as a Private Client Analyst in our Private Client Group. Originally from Lower Burrell, Erika is a...

Whitepaper: Cyber Liability & Multi-Factor Authentication

Posted April 7, 2021 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines White Paper cyber liability multi-factor authentication Solar Winds
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In a post-SolarWinds world, what do you need to know now about your application for cyber liability insurance? Throughout December 2020, the cyberattack of the...

Whitepaper: Do You Know How Severe Your Marine Loss Could Be?

Posted April 1, 2021 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines White Paper Marine Loss Scenarios Brown Water Vessel
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The news recently broke that the vessel, the Ever Given, blocking the Suez Canal for nearly a week has been freed and that the canal...

Please Welcome Jennifer Kaboly, Client Support Specialist

Posted March 29, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Jennifer Kaboly as Client Support Specialist in our Benefits Practice. She has 15 years’ experience in both Employee Benefits...

Please Welcome David Vargo, Senior Controller

Posted March 29, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome David Vargo as Senior Controller, Finance.  David brings more than 20 years of experience in accounting, financial planning and...

Please Welcome Haley Helbling, Business Associate

Posted March 29, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Haley Helbling as a Business Associate in Commercial Lines. Haley is a native of Pittsburgh and she was hired...

Cyber Liability Alert: the “Hafnium” Attack on Global Email Servers

Posted March 9, 2021 Risk Control Safety Industry Insights Expert Tips cyber liability hacking cyber attack Hafnium
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Henderson Brothers' cyber liability practice group needs you to be aware of one of the latest, most significant cyber attacks to date: in recent days...

It’s Time for a Heart-to-Heart about Heart Health!

Posted February 24, 2021 Expert Tips wellness heart health
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February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to managing your heart's health. While heart disease is the leading cause of death for...

Expect An Expert Episode 4: Driver Qualification Files

Posted February 18, 2021 Safety Expert Tips commercial auto policy Risk Control Podcast Fleet Management Transportation
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With auto insurance on the rise, fleet management is important now more than ever. Fleets operating vehicles over 10,001 pounds require that certain records be...

You’re Invited: Benefits Webcast on 2/18/21

Posted February 15, 2021 Employee Benefits Expert Tips EEOC wellness webinar
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EEOC Proposed Wellness Rules: Game Changer? On January 7, 2021, the EEOC released its proposed rules for Participatory wellness programs.  The Biden Administration has since...

Please Welcome Trey Harper, Client Services Associate

Posted February 7, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Trey Harper as a Client Services Associate in HB Retirement. Originally from Dayton OH, Trey graduated with his bachelor’s...

Please Welcome Rachel Thomas, Data Analyst

Posted February 7, 2021 Company News New Hire
Please welcome Rachel Thomas, Data Analyst
Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Rachel Thomas as a Data Analyst in our Employee Benefits Practice. Rachel graduated from Allegheny College and is originally...

Please Welcome Casey McGrath, Sales Associate

Posted February 7, 2021 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Casey McGrath as a Sales Associate in our Commercial Lines Department. Casey is a graduate of Allegheny College where...

Expect An Expert Episode 3: Remote Work

Posted December 15, 2020 Safety Industry Insights Expert Tips Workers' Compensation Safety Tips Podcast Remote Work
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John Aliveto, Risk Control Specialist, and Brandon Mohr, Claims In-House Counsel, provide steps both employers and employees can take to minimize risk in the remote...

Please Welcome Rachel Good, Personal Lines Consultant

Posted December 7, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Rachel Good as a Consultant in the Personal Lines Department. Rachel started as an intern at Henderson Brothers and...

Please Welcome Anthony Livoti, Sales Associate

Posted December 7, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Anthony Livoti as a Sales Associate in our Employee Benefits Practice. Originally from Altoona, Anthony played football for and...

Please Welcome Gabriel Antoni, Financial Advisor

Posted December 7, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Gabriel Antoni as a Financial Advisor in HB Retirement. He was hired in July of 2020. Originally from the...

5 Tips for Facing Type 2 Diabetes

Posted November 20, 2020 Expert Tips wellness diabetes
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An estimated 84 million Americans are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes—and someone you love could be among them. However, many people don’t realize...

Whitepaper: Remote Work Risk and Compensability Considerations

Posted November 20, 2020 Safety Expert Tips White Paper Workers' Compensation Coronavirus
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Since employees’ homes now double as office space in numbers never before seen, employers must grapple with how their Workers’ Compensation insurance may be impacted...

Expect An Expert Episode 2: Policy Review

Posted November 10, 2020 Safety Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines claims Podcast Policy Review
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Are you familiar with your insurance policies and the contractual relationship between you and the insurance carrier? Join Brandon Mohr, in-house counsel for Henderson Brothers'...

White Paper: COVID-19 Claims and Insurance Policy Considerations for Senior Care Providers

Posted October 19, 2020 Industry Insights Commercial Lines White Paper Coronavirus COVID-19
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The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has and continues to impact different industries in different ways.  Perhaps the most significant is the healthcare sector.  Within the sector,...

Expect An Expert Episode 1: Fire Safety

Posted October 12, 2020 Safety Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Podcast Fire Safety
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A fire has a devastating impact on a business. Did you know that 40% of business that have a major fire do not reopen? And...

Announcing Henderson Brothers’ Podcast, Expect An Expert

Posted October 12, 2020 Expert Tips Company News Risk Control Podcast Fire Safety
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We are pleased to announce the launch of our new podcast, Expect An Expert. We look forward to bringing analytics and expert analysis to navigate...

October is Distracted Driving Month

Posted October 9, 2020 Risk Control Safety Distracted Driving
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This year, October is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the month is dedicated to bringing awareness and action to the growing problem of distracted driving behaviors. ...

Please Welcome Amanda Beam, Client Support Specialist

Posted October 2, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Amanda Beam as a Client Support Specialist in the Emerging Markets Team of the Employee Benefits Practice. Amanda is...

Please Welcome Jennifer Rumbaugh, Worksite Sales Leader

Posted September 29, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Jennifer Rumbaugh as a Worksite Sales Leader in the Employee Benefits Practice. Jennifer was hired in June of 2020....

Henderson Brothers Wins Pittsburgh Top Workplaces 2020 Awards

Posted September 21, 2020 Company News Top Workplace Award
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Henderson Brothers, Inc. has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. This is the fifth time that Henderson Brothers was honored...

Please Welcome Nicholas Sisinni, Sales Consultant

Posted September 18, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Nicholas Sisinni as a Sales Consultant in our Commercial Lines Department. Nicholas is a graduate of Penn State University;...

Please Welcome Deanna Lutz, Account Analyst

Posted September 18, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Deanna Lutz as an Account Analyst in our Commercial Lines Department. Deanna was born and raised in Pittsburgh and...

Join the National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction

Posted September 15, 2020 Safety Expert Tips OSHA Risk Risk Control National Safety Stand Down
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OSHA's 7th annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls start September 14th and runs through September 18th this year. Each year OSHA brings together employees...

Take Our COVID-19 Recovery Benchmarking Survey

Posted September 3, 2020 Safety Industry Insights Benchmarking Coronavirus COVID-19 survey best practices
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Henderson Brothers has developed a COVID-19 benchmarking survey to identify best practices.  Our survey is designed to evaluate recovery progress and actions taken that have...

Please Welcome Jessica McMahon, Business Associate

Posted August 14, 2020 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Jessica McMahon as a Business Associate in our Commercial Lines Department. Jessica is a graduate of Winthrop University; she...

Please Welcome Julia Painter, Business Associate

Posted August 14, 2020 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Julia Painter as a Business Associate in our Commercial Lines Department. Julia was hired in March of 2020.

Industrial Hygiene Webinar

Posted July 20, 2020 Coronavirus Safety webinar hygiene
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Henderson Brothers, in partnership with SKC, is pleased to present a special webinar event focused on the application of industrial hygiene concepts and technology in...

4 Hour Driver Safety Training

Posted July 16, 2020 Safety Risk virtual event safety training training
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DriveSAFE was created by the WVU Health & Safety Extension Service to help train workers in the oil and gas industry. This training session will...

Webinar: Insurance Implications in a COVID-19 Environment: An Update from Washington D.C

Posted June 9, 2020 Coronavirus Employee Benefits Coronavirus COVID-19 webinar
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Time June 24, 2020 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Overview: Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Joel Wood, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs...

Insurance policies cover riot damage, but it’s more complicated than that

Posted June 4, 2020 Industry Insights Commercial Lines Small Business Business Interruption
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Our Vice President of Commercial Lines, Clem Wandrisco, weighs on the in application of insurance coverage for damage from a riot: Insurance policies cover riot...

Webinar: Reopening the Workplace , Thursday, May 21st

Posted May 18, 2020 Coronavirus Employee Benefits Coronavirus COVID-19 webinar
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Reopening the Workplace: Addressing the Challenges Employers will Face When Operations Resume Presented by Henderson Brothers and Littler Mendelson P.C.  Register for our Henderson Brothers...

Reopening Pennsylvania Businesses – Guidance for Counties that Move to Yellow

Posted May 13, 2020 Coronavirus Compliance Alert Pennsylvania Coronavirus COVID-19
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Governor Wolf’s Process to Reopen Pennsylvania includes specific protocol all businesses must follow to ensure a safe reopening process. Under the yellow phase of reopening,...

Expert Update, COVID-19

Posted May 12, 2020 Coronavirus Employee Benefits Expert Tips Commercial Lines Employee Benefits Coronavirus COVID-19 HB Retirement P&C
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Over the past several months our team of experts from across our business units have been delivering thought leadership to clients. The Henderson Brothers Property...

HB Retirement Market Update Call for Plan Sponsors and Participants 4/29/20

Posted May 5, 2020 Industry Insights HB Retirement Market Update Plan Sponsors Plan Participants
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Click here to access the HB Retirement Market Update Call for Plan Sponsors and Participants, 4/29/20 The opinions voiced in this presentation are for general...

Pandemic Business Recovery Webinar

Posted April 27, 2020 Coronavirus Safety Expert Tips Coronavirus COVID-19 webinar
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Once the stay-at-home order is lifted and businesses begin to re-open in phases, your team members must prepare to safely re-occupy the workplace. This free...

COVID-19 Personal Auto Premium Credits for April & May 2020

Posted April 16, 2020 Coronavirus Expert Tips Car Insurance Coronavirus COVID-19
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Many have been sheltering-in-place, doing their part to help flatten the curve of this pandemic. Auto customers are driving less and reducing their exposure, so...

Top Questions from Small Businesses about COVID-19

Posted April 9, 2020 Coronavirus Coronavirus COVID-19 Small Business
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For the last 3 years our local and national benchmarking survey has asked employers about their top priority regard the design and objectives of their...

HB Retirement Market Volatility Call for Plan Sponsors

Posted April 9, 2020 Industry Insights Expert Tips Coronavirus COVID-19
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Listen to the HB Retirement Market Volatility Call for Plan Sponsors (external link) This material is for general information only. It is not intended to...

Departments Release Information for COVID-19 Business Tax Credits

Posted March 24, 2020 Coronavirus Employee Benefits Compliance Alert IRS Coronavirus COVID-19
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On Friday, March 20th, the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor distributed a news release that contains important information...

IRS announces delay to “Tax Day” – Tax filing deadline is now July 15th

Posted March 24, 2020 Compliance Alert IRS Coronavirus COVID-19 Taxes
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The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced on March 20th that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15,...

Details of the Proposed Phase 3 Relief from Congress

Posted March 20, 2020 Coronavirus IRS Coronavirus COVID-19
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The Trump administration is asking Congress for roughly $1 trillion in new economic relief as lawmakers begin to work on the next phase of federal...

Upcoming Changes to PA Workers Compensation Treatment of Prevailing Wage Fringe Benefit Payments

Posted March 20, 2020 Commercial Lines White Paper Workers' Compensation
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On April 1, 2020 the PCRB will be implementing revisions to Basic Manual Rule V- Premium Basis. The most impactful of these changes involves the...

Maintain Mental Health Well-Being During a Quarantine

Posted March 20, 2020 Coronavirus Expert Tips Coronavirus COVID-19 mental health wellness
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In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have recommended that individuals...

Whitepaper: Employee Exposure Considerations and Response Plan

Posted March 20, 2020 Coronavirus Employee Benefits White Paper Coronavirus COVID-19
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You may have employees who are requesting a response plan or related information if he, she, or a colleague is exposed to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)....

Group Health Plan Coverage Implications: HDHP’S Can Cover COVID-19 Testing and Treatment Pre-Deductible

Posted March 15, 2020 Coronavirus Employee Benefits Safety healthcare Coronavirus COVID-19
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On March 11, 2020, the IRS announced that high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) may cover COVID-19 testing and treatment without a deductible or with a deductible...

The Importance of Telehealth in Managing COVID-19

Posted March 15, 2020 Coronavirus Employee Benefits Coronavirus telehealth
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As the coronavirus continues to spread and disrupt our lives – and with testing kits not yet widely available – people are looking for ways...

White Paper: Coronavirus and Potential Business Interruption Claims

Posted March 10, 2020 Coronavirus Industry Insights Commercial Lines White Paper Coronavirus COVID-19
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There are a number of risk management options you and your organization may want to consider when faced with events such as the spread of...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Posted March 3, 2020 Coronavirus Safety influenza Coronavirus COVID-19 health precautions
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This update is adapted from the Center for Disease Control fact page on COVID-19. The CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused...

Please Welcome Jordan Yoklic, Client Support Specialist

Posted February 17, 2020 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Jordan Yoklic as a Client Support Specialist in our Employee Benefits Practice. Jordan attended Ohio University. He was hired...

Please Welcome Brandon Mohr, Claims In-House Counsel

Posted February 17, 2020 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Brandon Mohr to our Claims Department as Claims In-House Counsel. Brandon is a graduate of The College of Wooster...

Please Welcome Andrew Cooper, Senior Plan Consultant

Posted January 10, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Andrew Cooper as a senior plan consultant in HB Retirement. Andrew has had experience in nearly every aspect of...

Please Welcome April Ginsburg, Health Strategy Consultant

Posted January 10, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome April Ginsburg as our Health Strategy Consultant.  April is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with undergraduate work...

Please Welcome Benjamin Wasson, Client Services Associate

Posted January 10, 2020 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Benjamin Wasson as a Client Services Associate in HB Retirement. Benjamin graduated from the University of Tampa with a...

October and Early November is Peak Activity for Adult Deer Ticks. Do You Know Lyme Disease Symptoms?

Posted November 6, 2019 Safety Expert Tips Lyme disease Prevention
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In the Fall, we will still spend time outside and peak activity for adult deer ticks occurs in late October and early November. Of adults...

Henderson Brothers Welcomes Travis Campolong, Financial Analyst

Posted October 15, 2019 Company News New Hire
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Travis Campolong as a financial analyst in our Employee Benefits practice. Travis graduated from Penn State University with a...

Henderson Brothers Welcomes Shelley O’Brien, Sales Associate

Posted October 15, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Shelley O'Brien as a sales associate in our Employee Benefits practice. Shelley has a bachelor’s degree from Duquesne University,...

What should you expect in the wake of a cyber security incident, and how can you prepare your organization?

Posted October 7, 2019 Safety Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines White Paper Risk cyber liability cyber crime Safety Tips
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Your organization’s cyber security should not be an afterthought. Your business likely has a fire evacuation plan, hopefully has a business interruption plan, and may...

Please Welcome Mark Sikora, Senior Financial Analyst

Posted September 3, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Mark Sikora, Senior Financial Analyst in Employee Benefits. Mark was hired in April of 2019.

Please Welcome Oliver Lovelock, Account Analyst

Posted September 3, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Oliver Lovelock as an Account Analyst in the Commercial Lines Department. Oliver was hired in March of 2019.

Please Welcome James Scheiber, Sales Consultant

Posted September 3, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome James Scheiber as a Sales Consultant in Employee Benefits. James has a bachelor’s degree from Duquesne University and has...

How do HRA, HSA and FSA differ when you’re eligible for Medicare?

Posted August 12, 2019 Employee Benefits HSA Medicare FSA HRA
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Does your health insurance policy include a spending account or reimbursement arrangement from which you can pull funds for out-of-pocket healthcare expenses? If so, you...

Can I Elect Cobra if I am Medicare Eligible?

Posted July 22, 2019 Employee Benefits Expert Tips healthcare Medicare COBRA Retirement
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Recently retired or retiring soon? Deciding what to do with your health insurance coverage can be a challenge, but we’re here to help. The following...

Reviewing Certificates of Insurance

Posted July 15, 2019 Expert Tips Commercial Lines Insurance 101 certificate of insurance ACORD 25 endorsements
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Insurance is an important component of many business transactions.  Whether you’re a construction company hiring subcontractors, a manufacturer contracting with a supplier for component parts,...

Please Welcome John Gamber, Consultative Associate

Posted July 9, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome John Gamber as a Consultative Associate in Employee Benefits. John is a graduate of Frostburg State University and originally...

Please Welcome Angela Pogel, Assistant Vice President

Posted July 9, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Angela Pogel as an Assistant Vice President in Employee Benefits. She has 25 years of insurance experience and joined...

Please Welcome Olivia Adams, Account Analyst

Posted July 9, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Olivia Adams as an Account Analyst in Commercial Lines. She is a Penn State graduate with previous experience and...

Please Welcome Joseph Cravotta, Senior Retirement Plan Consultant

Posted June 10, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Joseph Cravotta as a Senior Retirement Plan Consultant. Joseph was hired in January of 2019. Joseph has a bachelor’s...

How Drained Will a Pipe Burst Leave You?

Posted June 4, 2019 Industry Insights Commercial Lines Risk claims adjuster Risk Management
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The Henderson Brothers’ Claims Department assists adjusters to make sure the correct cause of loss is determined to engage the proper coverage for our client....

Creating A Family Evacuation Plan

Posted June 3, 2019 Safety Expert Tips emergency preparation emergency
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A Plan for everyone Take into account all of your household members including staff and pets, and discuss the plan with them. Because you might...

How To Win The War On Talent

Posted May 13, 2019 Employee Benefits Expert Tips Insurance 101 Employee Benefits Talent Strategy Recruitment Retention Benchmarking Expert Pittsburgh Western Pennsylvania Advisor
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By Chris Shipley, Vice President and Director of Emerging Markets I would bet that I see at least 2-3 articles a week about the strength...

Distracted Driving Quiz: Do you know the correct facts?

Posted April 3, 2019 Safety Expert Tips Distracted Driving Case Study White Paper
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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Nearly half of all drivers feel less safe on the road than they did five years ago because of...

Building a Financial Safety Net for Your Workforce

Posted March 27, 2019 Employee Benefits Expert Tips disability program financial safety net
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Hello, meet Mike.  Mike is the sole provider for his family.  He supports his wife, Jane, and two children, James and Ava.  He has a...

Please Welcome Stephen Margaria, Client Services Associate

Posted March 25, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Stephen Margaria as a client service associate in HB Retirement. Stephen is a graduate in Economics from Kenyon College....

Please Welcome Pam Gillespie, Account Analyst

Posted March 25, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Pam Gillespie. She will be working in the Commercial Lines Department as an Account Analyst. Pam was hired in...

Please Welcome Paula Niebles, Personal Lines Analyst

Posted March 25, 2019 Commercial Lines
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Paula Niebles as a Personal Lines Analyst. Paula was most recently an intern at Henderson Brothers and she was...

Is Your Insurance Policy Enough to Protect Your Valuables?

Posted March 20, 2019 Expert Tips Insurance 101 Renter's Insurance homeowners insurance
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Homeowner’s or a renter’s insurance will protect your belongings in your home and help you to replace them if they are stolen, damaged, or destroyed....

Get Your HIPAA Ducks in a Row: Reduce Your Risk of Failing a Compliance Audit

Posted March 18, 2019 Employee Benefits Compliance Alert Expert Tips HIPAA HIPAA Compliance Audit
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Many of us had envisioned that we would see less enforcement in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) compliance arena. This is not the...

District Court Rules on Employer EEO-1 Survey Data

Posted March 13, 2019 Employee Benefits Compliance Alert EEOC EEO-1 Pay Data
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On March 4, 2019, a U.S. District Court ruled that the White House Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) reasons for discontinuing the 2017 EEO-1...

Severe Weather Advisory Tips

Posted February 25, 2019 Expert Tips Insurance 101 Home Severe Weather Safety Tips wind tornado hail lightning
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Over 140,000 households suffered a loss of power throughout southwestern Pennsylvania due to yesterday’s windstorm. After an event like this, it is a good time...

Rule Changes to OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Standard

Posted February 8, 2019 Compliance Alert Safety OSHA
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On January 25, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule rescinding their “2016 Rule” which had been established to Improve...

Monitor Hours-of-Service, Don’t Aggressively Manage or Cut Them

Posted February 6, 2019 Employee Benefits Compliance Alert ACA 1095-C ERISA
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HR departments for large employers all across the country are focused once again on getting out their 1095-Cs.  This process brings to light for many...

Happy Tails: Travel Safely with Your Pet

Posted February 6, 2019 Expert Tips Insurance 101 travel safety pets Personal Lines
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Bringing your favorite pet can add to the fun of a vacation, but only if you plan ahead carefully. Here are some tips for a...

Please Welcome Herb Catausan, Senior Consultant

Posted January 23, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Herb Catausan, senior consultant in our employee benefits division. Herb joined the team in October 2018. As a graduate...

The EEOC Officially Removes Wellness Plan Incentive Rules

Posted January 22, 2019 Employee Benefits Compliance Alert Employee Benefits healthcare EEOC
In late December 2017, the judge in the AARP vs. EEOC case ordered that the wellness plan incentive rules contained in the Equal Employment Opportunity...

Evaluating the Impact of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Rates

Posted January 16, 2019 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines White Paper Workers' Compensation Pennsylvania
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On January 1, The Pennsylvania Insurance Department approved a new workers compensation rate filing which reduced rates an average of 10%. This unusual mid-year rate...

Please Welcome David Yuhas, Applications Manager

Posted January 14, 2019 Employee Benefits
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome David Yuhas as an applications manager in the IT department. David has a bachelor's degree in information science from...

Please Welcome Robert Bernhart, Senior Claims Specialist

Posted January 14, 2019 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Robert Bernhart as a senior claims specialist in commercial lines. Robert comes to Henderson Brothers with over two decades...

Please Welcome Noelle Hoguet-Singer, Account Analyst

Posted December 20, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Noelle Hoguet-Singer, Account Analyst in the commercial lines department. Noelle is a graduate of East Stroudsburg State University and...

Pennsylvania Employers: Newly-Enacted Act 111 Is Intended To Be a Compromise After the Fall-Out of the Protz Decision and Resulting Workers’ Comp Rating Changes.

Posted November 12, 2018 Compliance Alert Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines White Paper Workers' Compensation Pennsylvania
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In June and July of 2017, Henderson Brothers reported on the impact that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Protz v. W.C.A.B. (Derry Area School...

Please Welcome Charlotte Conrad, Business Associate

Posted November 9, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Charlotte Conrad, Business Associate in the commercial lines department. Charlotte was hired in August of 2018.

Please Welcome John Aliveto, Risk Control Specialist

Posted November 1, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome John Aliveto as a Risk Control Specialist. John received his bachelor's degree from West Virginia University and his master's degree...

Your Commercial General Liability Policy, Liquor Liability Exclusion, and Evolving Exposure as an Event Host or Manager: What You Need to Know

Posted October 25, 2018 Industry Insights Expert Tips Liquor Liability Commercial General Liability
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Historically, as a venue destination, your exposure to losses related to the selling, serving, or furnishing of alcoholic beverages was marginal. You could operate day-to-day...

Please Welcome David Wright as a Sales Associate

Posted October 10, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome David Wright as a Sales Associate for the Employee Benefits department. He comes to Henderson Brothers with 4 years...

Please Welcome Michael Mills as a Benefits Consultant

Posted October 9, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Michael Mills as a Benefits Consultant.  Michael has a bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and a master's...

Please Welcome William Findle as Claims Supervisor

Posted October 9, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome William Findle as the new Claims Department Supervisor. William comes to Henderson Brothers with extensive claim management experience forged...

Please Welcome Stephanie Kobys as a Client Consultant

Posted September 19, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Stephanie Kobys as a client consultant to the Employee Benefits department. She comes to Henderson Brothers with 8 years...

Please Welcome Kathleen Botkin as a Business Associate

Posted September 13, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Kathleen Botkin as a business associate in our small business unit. Kathleen graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and...

Please Welcome Matthew Brodman as a Consultative Associate

Posted September 13, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Matthew Brodman as a Consultative Associate.  Matthew is a graduate of John Carroll University and completed Duquesne University's CFP...

Workers’ Compensation FAQs in Pennsylvania

Posted September 11, 2018 Expert Tips Commercial Lines Workers' Compensation FAQs
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Statistics show that when workers’ compensation claims are reported in a timely manner, there is a better outcome for both the injured worker and the...

Please Welcome Daragh Flaherty as an Accountant

Posted August 4, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Daragh Flaherty as an Accountant. She comes to Henderson Brothers with 12 years of retail experience, and 9 of...

Please Welcome Kellie Moorcroft as a Senior Financial Analyst

Posted August 4, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Kellie Moorcroft as a Senior Financial Analyst in the benefits department. She comes to Henderson Brothers with over four...

Expert Update: Can I Add Personal Vehicles to My Business Policy?

Posted July 26, 2018 Expert Tips Commercial Lines commercial auto policy
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Can I add my personal vehicle to my business policy?” “I need to add a driver – my 16-year-old son just passed his driver test.”...

Expert Update: When OSHA Knocks

Posted July 12, 2018 Safety Expert Tips Commercial Lines OSHA
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When a safety program is in force and everything is in place, it is sometimes easy to think that we are in the clear. What...

2019 Health Insurance Premium Increases Uncertain, as ACA Risk Adjustment Payments Put on Hold

Posted July 9, 2018 Employee Benefits Compliance Alert healthcare ACA premiums
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On July 7, 2018, the Trump Administration announced it would halt ACA risk adjustment payments due to or collectible from health insurers for 2017 benefit...

Expert Update: Am I A Good Bonding Risk?

Posted June 18, 2018 Expert Tips Commercial Lines Surety Surety Bonds
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What are Surety Bonds? Although bonds are typically handled by insurance agencies, their application and underwriting are unrelated to the insurance process, and will feel...

Please Welcome Spencer Miller as the Director of IT

Posted June 11, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Spencer Miller as the Director of IT. Spencer brings over 20 years of IT experience and proven leadership skills....

Please Welcome Amanda Keller as a Business Associate

Posted May 25, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Amanda Keller as a Business Associate in Commercial Lines. Amanda is a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania. She joined us in...

Compliance Alert: Upcoming 2018 CVSA Roadside Blitz on Hours of Service Logs

Posted May 24, 2018 Compliance Alert Safety Commercial Lines CVSA HOS compliance
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During the first week of June (specifically June 5th, 6th, and 7th), the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) in conjunction with local jurisdiction will be...

May 9th is ‘Henderson Brothers Day’ in Pittsburgh

Posted May 9, 2018 Company News 125th anniversary
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Passed by proclamation by the Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday, April 24, 2018; it reads as follows: “WHEREAS, Henderson Brothers, Inc. is a Pittsburgh –...

What Makes a Driver Distracted?

Posted April 18, 2018 Safety Expert Tips Insurance 101 Distracted Driving
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April is Distracted Driving Month. Did you know? In 2015, there were 3,477 people killed and an estimated additional 391,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes involving...

Please Welcome Dori Chitu as an Account Analyst

Posted March 23, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Dori Chitu as an Account Analyst in Commercial Lines. Dori is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She...

Expert Update: Signing a Master Service Agreement

Posted March 21, 2018 Expert Tips Commercial Lines MSA Master Service Agreement Energy Sector
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In the energy sector, the steel-toed boots of a sub-contractor can’t set foot on a jobsite without signing a Master Service Agreement (MSA). What are...

Please Welcome Kyle Tomer as a Personal Lines Consultant

Posted February 9, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Kyle Tomer as a Personal Lines Consultant. Kyle is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. He joined us in...

Beyond Medical Coverage: Protect your employees from rising deductibles and higher out-of-pocket costs

Posted February 8, 2018 Employee Benefits HDHPs Voluntary Benefits Open Enrollment
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Many companies are offering High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs) to fight against what seems to be the never-ending battle of increasing employee benefits costs. As...

Expert Update: Risk Management Tools for Temp and Leased Employees

Posted February 6, 2018 Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines Workers' Compensation Temporary Employees Leased Employees Alternate Employer Endorsement
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The economic challenges of the 21st century are forcing many employers to use alternative strategies with employment practices.  Using temporary or leased employees gives employers...

Insureds with Marijuana Operations Must Be Mindful of Illegal Acts Exclusions

Posted February 1, 2018 Safety Industry Insights Commercial Lines Medial marijuana Recreational Marijuana Ruling
Recreational and medical marijuana use laws have been enacted in many states.  Much has been written regarding the conflict between these state statutes, which permit...

Please Welcome Patrick O’Brian as a Personal Lines Consultant

Posted January 5, 2018 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Patrick O'Brian as a Personal Lines Consultant. Patrick is a graduate of Eastern Florida State College. He joined us...

Please Welcome Mitchell Fernendez as a Consultative Associate

Posted December 26, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Mitchell Fernandez as a Consultative Associate in the Commercial Lines Department. He is from Port Huron, MI and is a California University of...

Please Welcome Tiffany Benigni as a Financial Advisor

Posted December 11, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Tiffany Benigni as a Financial Advisor in HB Retirement. She is a Robert Morris University graduate. Tiffany joined us in September of...

Please Welcome Paul Mackey as a Consultative Associate

Posted December 3, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Paul Mackey as a Consultative Associate in the Commercial Lines Department. He is from Pittsburgh and is a Penn State graduate. Paul joined us in September...

Please Welcome Terry Dunbar as Sales Consultant

Posted December 3, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Terry Dunbar as a Sales Consultant in the Employee Benefits Department. He is a Washington and Jefferson College graduate. Terry joined us in...

Please Welcome Patrick McCallister as Plan Consultant

Posted December 3, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Patrick McCallister as a Plan Consultant in HB Retirement. He is a Duquesne graduate. Patrick joined us in September of 2017.

Are You Prepared for a Winter Storm? 3 Steps to Keep You Safe

Posted November 21, 2017 Expert Tips
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Every year, severe winter weather poses a great risk for you and your family. Here are some tips to keep you and your loved ones...

Industry Insight: The Mechanics of the Product Recall Claim Process

Posted November 10, 2017 Safety Industry Insights Expert Tips
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Despite recall frequency and the potential for extraordinary costs, most companies don’t adequately plan, prepare, practice for or buy insurance against product recall events. In...

Please Welcome Nicole Hyland as a Business Associate

Posted November 3, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Nicole Hyland as a Business Associate in the Small Business Lines Department. She is a Geneva College graduate. Nicole joined us in August of...

Notification of Life Conversion Rights Becoming More Important

Posted November 1, 2017 Employee Benefits Expert Tips
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Some states have laws that require employers to notify terminated employees of their right to convert group life insurance benefits to a direct pay individual...

Expert Tips: Are You Prepared for a Product Recall?

Posted October 19, 2017 Expert Tips Commercial Lines product recall
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Your organic vegetable snack bar has been selling like crazy. I’m talking hockey stick growth year after year. It is a top retailer seller nationwide and it was picked...

Diane Gross hired as a Senior Financial Consultant

Posted October 6, 2017 Uncategorized Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce Diane Gross as a Senior Financial Consultant. As a member of the Employee Benefits department, Diane will provide financial information and risk...

Alexis Gruber hired as an Accountant

Posted October 6, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce Alexis Gruber as an Accountant. As a member of the Accounting department, Alexis will handle company payables and cash...

Liane Ruch hired as an Executive Assistant

Posted October 6, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce Liane Ruch as Executive Assistant. As a member of the Employee Benefits department, Liane will assist the Senior Vice...

Q&A: Medicare Part D

Posted October 4, 2017 Employee Benefits Compliance Alert Expert Tips Medicare Medicare Part D
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It is that time of year again for plan sponsors to begin preparing their Medicare Part D notices. Employers with group health plans that provide...

Expert Tips: Revitalizing a Safety Plan with Communication

Posted September 28, 2017 Safety Expert Tips Commercial Lines
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As mentioned in Cutting Costs: by Adding Safety to Your Strategic Initiatives, Mt. Macrina Manor reversed skyrocketing insurance costs by revitalizing a complete team approach...

Expert Tips: Cut Costs by Adding Safety to Your Strategic Initiatives

Posted September 20, 2017 Safety Industry Insights Expert Tips Workers' Compensation
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Where does the safety and well-being fit into a company’s goals and strategic initiatives? We often hear of companies promoting wellness to assist employees in...

HSAs: Health Savings Accounts

Posted September 18, 2017 Expert Tips healthcare HSA
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Health savings accounts (HSAs) are a growing trend in health care. An HSA is a tax-exempt savings account established for the purpose of paying for...

Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act: What You Need to Know

Posted September 14, 2017 Industry Insights Expert Tips White Paper Medial marijuana PA MMA
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Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (MMA or the Act), 35 Pa. C.S.A §10231.101, et seq., became effective May 17, 2016. The MMA introduces a new industry...

Pennsylvania Employers: Potential Changes to Your Workers’ Compensation Program

Posted September 5, 2017 Compliance Alert Industry Insights Expert Tips Commercial Lines White Paper Workers' Compensation Pennsylvania
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What You Need to Know On June 20, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that the Impairment Rating Evaluation (IRE) process was unconstitutional because the...

Indefinite Suspension of the New EEO-1 Report

Posted September 1, 2017 Compliance Alert
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The Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) has indefinitely suspended the revised EEO-1 Report’s compliance date.  Major criticisms of...

Social Engineering: the Crime That Involves Your Cooperation

Posted August 30, 2017 Expert Tips Commercial Lines spear phishing social engineering Crime Policy
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It sounds like far-fetched technology from a spy movie:  an enemy agent lays in wait, spying on C-level employee’s email and instant messaging. For months,...

Cyber Liability, Social Engineering, and Professional Liability: What is the Difference?

Posted August 16, 2017 Expert Tips Commercial Lines cyber liability phishing spear phishing social engineering professional liability cyber crime hacking Crime Policy
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The continued rise in the amount of information stored and transferred electronically has resulted in a remarkable increase in the potential exposures facing businesses.  A...

Announcing the 2017 Best in Benefits Seminar

Posted August 14, 2017 Employee Benefits
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On September 14th, Henderson Brothers will present the results of our industry-leading benefits benchmarking survey.  Register now to attend the seminar where you will find...

Courtney Stauffer hired as an Account Analyst

Posted August 11, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce Courtney Stauffer as an Account Analyst. As a member of the Employee Benefits department, Courtney will assist in patient...

Trisha Tolmer hired as a Benefits Consultant

Posted August 11, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce Trisha Tolmer as a Benefits Consultant. As a member of the Employee Benefits Consulting Team, Trisha will work closely to...

Please Welcome Anthony Barone as a Financial Advisor

Posted August 3, 2017 Uncategorized Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Anthony Barone as a Financial Advisor in HB Retirement. Anthony joined us in May of 2017.

Please Welcome George Heigel as a Financial Analyst

Posted August 3, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome George Heigel as a Financial Analyst in the Employee Benefits Department. He is a Penn State graduate. George joined us in May of...

Please Welcome Ryan Shilling as a Data Analyst

Posted August 3, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to welcome Ryan Shilling as a Data Analyst in the Employee Benefits Department. He is from Kittanning and a Duquesne graduate....

Protecting Your Family from Radon Gas

Posted August 3, 2017 Safety Expert Tips EPA Environmental Protection Agency Home
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Radon gas is responsible for 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year, or 58 deaths per day. It carries approximately 1,000x the risk of death as...

Expert Tips: Preparing for Litigation

Posted July 25, 2017 Expert Tips Litigation
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There is no secret that today we live in a more litigious society. More injured parties are opting to retain attorneys instead of dealing direct...

Q&A: Why Do I Need Renter’s Insurance?

Posted July 21, 2017 Insurance 101 Renter's Insurance
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“ I am in my early twenties and I live with a roommate in a small apartment. Everything I own is cheap or used and...

David Harmon Hired as Marketing Coordinator

Posted July 20, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce David Harmon as the Marketing Coordinator. David will be responsible for coordinating sales and communication efforts between the different departments to...

Jennifer Castellano Hired as a Client Consultant

Posted July 20, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce Jennifer Castellano as a Client Consultant. As a member of the Employee Benefits department, Jennifer will be collaborating with our customers...

Expert Tips: Contractual Risk Transfer

Posted July 10, 2017 Expert Tips Risk
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In this world of complex business relationships, it’s always a good idea to transfer as much risk as possible to the party that is creating...

OSHA Proposes a Delay to Electronic Reporting

Posted July 7, 2017 Safety OSHA
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In a recent update to its record keeping web page, OSHA has indicated it will not be ready to receive electronic workplace injury and illness...

15 Tips for Protecting Your Identity on the Internet

Posted June 26, 2017 Expert Tips
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“I am so worried about protecting myself online. Between phishing, identity theft, and credit card fraud, how can I protect myself online? Should I stop...

Compliance Report: Summary of Senate GOP Health Reform Bill

Posted June 23, 2017 Compliance Alert
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Details of the Senate's GOP health reform bill, the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017”,  were released yesterday.  After much speculation we finally have a...

Compliance Alert: Supreme Court Rules Church-affiliated Plans are Exempt from ERISA

Posted June 15, 2017 Compliance Alert
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On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision holding that an employee benefit plan may be exempt from the Employee Retirement Income...

ER vs. Urgent Care: Choosing the correct treatment option

Posted June 12, 2017 Expert Tips Insurance 101
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After spending the weekend with their toddler nephew, Sarah and her sister, Allison, caught a bad case of the flu. Sarah and Allison are both...

Sherri Ligus hired as a Senior Client Consultant

Posted June 9, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce Sherri Ligus as a Senior Client Consultant. As a member of the Employee Benefits department, Sherri will be collaborating with our customers to...

Compliance Alert: The Market Stabilization Rule takes effect on June 19, 2017

Posted June 6, 2017 Compliance Alert
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The Department of Health and Human Services officially approved the Market Stabilization rule as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) on...

Christopher Magulick hired as a Financial Consultant

Posted June 5, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce Christopher Magulick as a Financial Consultant. As a member of the Employee Benefits department, Christopher will project expected costs of claims and...

Avoid Medical Billing Mistakes With An Explanation of Benefits

Posted June 2, 2017 Expert Tips Insurance 101
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“I owe how much?” Recently, our customer, Julie, was surprised to learn that a simple procedure she had scheduled with her dermatologist cost her $930...

Ryan Czajkoski hired as a Financial Consultant

Posted June 1, 2017 Company News
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Henderson Brothers is pleased to introduce Ryan Czajkoski as a Financial Consultant. As a member of the Employee Benefits department, Ryan will project expected costs of...

Compliance Alert: The American Health Care Act Passes the House

Posted May 5, 2017 Compliance Alert AHCA healthcare
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Advocates of the initiative to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are pleased that the House Republicans were able to pass the American Health Care...

Q&A: Do I Need Car Insurance If I Don’t Need A Car?

Posted April 5, 2017 Expert Tips Insurance 101 Car Insurance Q&A
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  “I want to sell my car. I rent an apartment in the city close enough to my job to walk. I’ve figured out every...

Announcing the New Henderson Brothers’ Website

Posted March 28, 2017 Company News
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We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Henderson Brothers' website! Our focus with this update was to make our website easier to use...

HRAs for Small Employers without Group Health Coverage

Posted February 28, 2017 Expert Tips Insurance 101
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The 21st Century Cures Act, which was enacted on December 13th of this past year, includes provisions that permit small employers without group health coverage...

Fixed-Indemnity Benefits May be Taxable

Posted February 28, 2017 Industry Insights Expert Tips Insurance 101
By Shari Herrle, Director of Compliance A Chief Counsel Advice (CCA) memorandum issued by the IRS in January concludes that benefits provided under a Fixed...

IRS Proposed Changes to Definition of Tax Dependent

Posted February 28, 2017 Industry Insights Expert Tips
The Internal Revenue Service has issued proposed regulations that will redefine “dependent”.    The changes update existing regulations so that they reflect the IRS’s current position...

HHS Releases New Benefit Parameters

Posted February 28, 2017 Industry Insights Expert Tips Insurance 101
Health and Human Services (HHS) released its 2018 health benefit and payment parameters.  Employer plan sponsors planning for 2018 will want to take note of...

DOL Announces Adjustments to Employee Benefit Plan Penalties

Posted February 28, 2017 Industry Insights Expert Tips Insurance 101
In January of this year the DOL issued its first annual adjustment of civil penalties for several benefit-related violations. The new penalties are effective for...

2017 Publication 15-B – Employers Guide to Fringe Benefits

Posted February 28, 2017 Industry Insights Expert Tips
For each new calendar year the IRS releases an updated Publication 15-B (Employers Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits) which provides important information many employers rely...

Craig Yochum hired as an Associate

Posted February 14, 2017 Company News
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  As an Associate of HB Retirement, Yochum will utilize his customer service skills to answer questions posed by plan participants. He earned his bachelor’s...

Groundhogs and Assistance with Prescription Drug Coverage

Posted February 2, 2017 Expert Tips Insurance 101
Happy Groundhog Day! If you’re a Pennsylvania native, you probably know about the two most famous groundhogs. One predicts when spring is coming, and the...

Marina Bernhard hired as Administrative Assistant

Posted January 26, 2017 Company News
Marina Bernhard joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as an Administrative Assistant. Bernhard will utilize her 30 years of experience in administration to provide heroic customer service....

David Trushel hired as Account Executive

Posted January 24, 2017 Company News
David Trushel has joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as an Account Executive in the Commercial Lines department. Trushel will use his four years of industry experience...

Retirement and COBRA

Posted January 10, 2017 Industry Insights Expert Tips Insurance 101
Recently retired or retiring soon? Choosing how to spend your funds and time can be an overwhelming part of retirement. Deciding what to do with...

Henderson Brothers’ Rob Hippert Awarded Chartered Property Casualty Underwritier (CPCU) Designation

Posted November 7, 2016 Company News
PITTSBURGH, November 7, 2016 – Rob Hippert, Account Executive in the Commercial Lines department at Henderson Brothers, Inc., recently was awarded the designation of Chartered...

Renee Anderegg hired as Senior Sales Assistant

Posted November 1, 2016 Company News
Renee Anderegg has joined HB Retirement as a Senior Sales Assistant. Anderegg will use her 10 years of industry experience to assist with preparation for...

Reminder! Self-Insured Large Employers Must Request Missing Social Security Numbers

Posted October 13, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
    Self-insured Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) may want to take time now to review their health plan participant data for missing social security numbers....

Homeowners’ Insurance 101

Posted October 12, 2016 Insurance 101
A homeowners' insurance policy insures your home and the items you keep in it. This video will help simplify and explain some important aspects of...

What to do if You’re Ever Involved in an Auto Accident

Posted September 15, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
     

Millennials: Consider Life Insurance!

Posted September 14, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
   

4 Things Google Never Told You About Your Deductible

Posted September 8, 2016 Insurance 101
Though it might have, if you'd asked. Your deductible is the set dollar amount you have to spend on certain health care services before insurance...

Benjamin Rathfon hired as LPL Financial Advisor

Posted September 2, 2016 Company News
  Benjamin Rathfon has joined HB Retirement as an LPL Financial Advisor. Rathfon will use his eight years of industry experience to educate investors and...

Seven small ways you can stop identity theft

Posted September 1, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
    Identity theft can cause a lot of damage— so it's best to make it as hard as possible for someone to steal your...

Three Responsible Ways to Start Planning Your Next Vacation

Posted August 30, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
    You know you are getting old when you consider springing for insurance for plane tickets. Spontaneity is fun and all, but a little...

Daniel W. Grealish hired as Consultant

Posted August 30, 2016 Company News
  Daniel W. Grealish joins Henderson Brothers, Inc. as a Consultant in the Commercial Lines division and LPL Registered Representative in the Retirement division. Grealish...

Thomas Bowlin hired as Benefits Associate

Posted August 25, 2016 Company News
  Thomas Bowlin has joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as a Benefits Associate in the Employee Benefits division. Bowlin will support the Henderson Brothers' benefits team...

Insurance 101: Collision Coverage, Comprehensive Coverage (Other than Collision), and Deductibles

Posted August 23, 2016 Insurance 101
Throughout this series, we analyzed the importance of ensuring that the limits found within your auto insurance policy are enough to protect you and others...

Jennifer Meyer hired as Account Analyst

Posted August 23, 2016 Company News
  Jennifer Meyer has joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as an Account Analyst in the Employee Benefits division. Meyer will use her 12 years of experience...

Identity Theft: What to do if Yours is Stolen

Posted August 18, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
    Has your identity been stolen? Act quickly to limit the damage. Make sure you keep copies of all letters, files, reports, and phone...

Insurance 101: First Party Benefits

Posted August 16, 2016 Insurance 101
Previously, we explained the importance of reviewing the limits of liability coverage (Pennsylvania mandates a minimum limit) within your auto policy to help protect you...

Opt-Out Incentives and ACA Affordability

Posted August 12, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
    The IRS has issued proposed regulations on how health coverage opt-out payments, also referred to as opt-out incentives, affect health reform's premium affordability...

Why you should avoid telling social media you’re going on vacation (and other travel tips)

Posted August 11, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
    Vacation season is in full swing, which means that homes are left empty and exposed to potential problems. Use this checklist to help...

Insurance 101: Uninsured (UM) and Underinsured (UIM) Motorist Coverage

Posted August 9, 2016 Insurance 101
In our post regarding liability coverage, we examined the importance of ensuring that the liability limits stated within your auto insurance policy are enough to...

Insurance 101: Tort Options

Posted August 2, 2016 Insurance 101
Scenario: You are involved in an auto accident when a distracted driver speeds through a red light at an intersection. Your car is totaled; you...

Insurance 101: Liability Coverage

Posted July 26, 2016 Insurance 101
Do you think you have a sound understanding of the coverages found within your auto insurance policy? Not knowing what these coverages and the limits...

Corry Schimmer hired as Financial Analyst II

Posted June 9, 2016 Company News
  Corry Schimmer has joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as a Financial Analyst II in the Employee Benefits division. He will use his 14 years of...

Wage and Hour Update: Big Changes to White Collar Exemption

Posted April 12, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
A proposed rule that will greatly increase the number of U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay is under review by the Office of Management and...

Federal Contractor Paid Sick Leave: Overview of Proposed Rules

Posted April 12, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
Paid sick leave for federal contractors will be implemented for new and replacement contracts resulting from solicitations issued on or after January 1, 2017, according...

Nadine Duncan hired as Consultant

Posted March 3, 2016 Company News
  Nadine Duncan joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as a consultant in the benefits department. With 16 years of experience in the industry, Duncan will use...

Arleen Szczypinski hired as Office Assistant

Posted March 1, 2016 Company News
  Arleen Szczypinski joined HB Retirement as an office assistant. Szczypinski will use her ten years of experience to manage the office meeting schedule and...

IRS Provides Tax Guidance on Same-Sex Marriage Issues

Posted February 11, 2016 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
Guidance on how certain tax rules are impacted by the U.S. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision from June 2015 was issued by the Internal Revenue...

Angela DeSimone hired as Accountant

Posted February 11, 2016 Company News
  Angela DeSimone joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as an accountant in the finance department. With eight years of experience in finance, DeSimone will manage general...

New FAQs Released For ACA Market Reform Provisions

Posted December 23, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
Direction on implementing services affected by the market reform provisions of the Affordable Care Act is provided in FAQs jointly issued by the Departments of...

EEOC Proposes Rule for GINA’s Impact on Wellness Programs

Posted December 23, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
A proposed rule to amend the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) as they relate to employer wellness programs that...

ACA Information Center for Employers

Posted December 23, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
The IRS encourages employers of all sizes to periodically review a new resource called ACA Information Center for Applicable Large Employers. The webpage features information...

Ken Hoggay hired as Assistant Vice President

Posted November 9, 2015 Company News
  Ken Hoggay joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as an assistant vice president of employee benefits. With over 20 years' experience as a consultant, Hoggay's insight...

Lance Petro hired as Risk Control Specialist

Posted October 28, 2015 Company News
  Lance Petro joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as a risk control specialist. Petro's nine years of experience in risk management will continue to build Henderson...

John DeSimone hired as Director of Human Resources

Posted September 22, 2015 Company News
  John DeSimone joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as the Director of Human Resources. With seven years of experience in human resources and an impressive compliance...

Federal Contractors Required to Offer Paid Sick Leave

Posted September 14, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
President Obama signed an Executive Order requiring federal contractors to offer their employees up to seven paid sick days per year, according to a fact...

Updated Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance

Posted September 14, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Young v. UPS has prompted the EEOC to announce an update to its Enforcement Guide on Pregnancy Discrimination and...

Medicare Open Enrollment 101: What types of insurance options are available?

Posted September 9, 2015 Insurance 101
Electing the right kind of Medicare coverage for you can be difficult, which is why we're breaking down your three best benefit options step-by-step before...

Carla Gianfrancesco-Tipler joins HBI

Posted September 8, 2015 Company News
Carla Gianfrancesco-Tipler joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as a claims assistant. Gianfrancesco-Tipler has over ten years of experience to contribute to the Henderson Brothers' claims department,...

Medicare Open Enrollment 101: How does my spouse’s group coverage affect my Medicare benefits?

Posted September 1, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
While it's true that age gaps between spouses and different retirement times can complicate your coverage options, we're going break it down step-by-step so you...

Medicare Open Enrollment 101: Am I eligible if I’m over 65 and still employed?

Posted August 25, 2015 Company News
If you're one of the 17% of Americans over the age of 65 who's decided to stay in the workforce, it's important to know your...

Same-sex marriage ruled a constitutional right by Supreme Court

Posted June 26, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
States cannot ban same-sex marriage, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision Friday morning. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's majority opinion firmly stresses marriage, as...

Amanda Benner Hired as Client Associate at Henderson Brothers Retirement Plan Services

Posted May 14, 2015 Company News
  PITTSBURGH – May 14, 2015 –Amanda Benner joined Henderson Brothers Retirement Plan Services as a client associate. Benner will assist retirement plan participants directly,...

Mary Beth Pronko Hired as Account Analyst at Henderson Brothers

Posted May 12, 2015 Company News
  PITTSBURGH – April 12, 2015 – Mary Beth Pronko joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as an account analyst in the benefits department. With two decades...

EEOC addresses ADA implications on wellness plans

Posted May 11, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
A wellness program's compliance with standards imposed by HIPAA does not mean that program is compliant with Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act...

Michael Freas Hired as Financial Analyst at Henderson Brothers

Posted May 7, 2015 Company News
  PITTSBURGH – April 7, 2015 – Michael Freas has joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as a financial analyst in the benefits department. Freas will analyze...

Bradley St. Myer Hired as Account Executive at Henderson Brothers

Posted May 5, 2015 Company News
  PITTSBURGH – MAY 5, 2015 – Bradley St. Myer joined Henderson Brothers, Inc. as a Property and Casualty account executive. St. Myer will work...

Confused by IRS 6055 & 6056 reporting requirements? HBI is here to help!

Posted March 24, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
Final versions of IRS Forms 1094 and 1095, which are to be used by health plan issuers and employers to fulfill reporting obligations under Code...

Will a single embedded cost-sharing cap in HDHPs affect your overall plan cost?

Posted March 24, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
Clarification on how the ACA annual cost-sharing limitation affects benefits offered under a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) has been released by the Department of Health...

Preparing for “Play or Pay”: Are your employees eligible for premium tax credits?

Posted February 11, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
As of January 1, "Play or Pay" penalties are in effect. This means if one of your full-time employees qualifies for premium tax credits for...

Certain expatriate health plans will now receive ACA relief

Posted February 11, 2015 Industry Insights Expert Tips Company News
The Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act provides permanent ACA relief for some expatriate plans, including self-insured programs. Qualifying plans are exempt from the following mandates...

Henderson Brothers’ Melissa Hoffman Awarded Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) Designation

Posted January 6, 2015 Company News
PITTSBURGH, JANUARY 6, 2015 – Melissa Hoffman, senior consultant in the Personal Lines department at Henderson Brothers, Inc., recently was awarded the designation of Certified...

Andrew Siess Hired as Consultant at Henderson Brothers

Posted January 6, 2015 Company News
  PITTSBURGH – January 6, 2015 – Andrew Siess was hired as a consultant at Henderson Brothers Inc, working in the Personal Lines department. Siess...

Sarah Perryman Hired as Consultative Associate at Henderson Brothers

Posted January 6, 2015 Company News
  PITTSBURGH, JANUARY 6, 2015 – Sarah Perryman was hired as a consultative associate at Henderson Brothers Inc, working in the Consultative department. Prior to...

Non-Hospitalization/Non-Physician’s Services plans not Minimum Value

Posted December 17, 2014 Company News
Employers with self-sponsored health plans can be penalized beginning January 1, 2015 for failing to offer Minimum Value (MV) if they do not provide ample...

EAPs as Excepted Benefits

Posted December 17, 2014 Company News
Four conditions must be met in order for Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) to be categorized as excepted benefits for plan years beginning on or after...

Guidance for using reference prices to determine maximum out-of-pocket expenses

Posted November 4, 2014 Company News
  Guidance for non-grandfathered group health plans using reference prices to determine maximum out-of-pocket expenses for various provider networks has been issued in a FAQ...

Do you need to apply for a Health Plan Identifier?

Posted October 9, 2014 Company News
Despite rumors that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would either accommodate or exempt self-funded plan sponsors from applying for a Health Plan...

Is your prescription drug coverage creditable?

Posted October 9, 2014 Company News
All Part D Eligible Individuals working for the company must be notified by October 15 as to whether the prescription drug coverage the company offers...

Press Release: Henderson Brothers New Hires – September 23, 2014

Posted September 23, 2014 Company News
ANASTASIA CHEIKHI HIRED AS AN ACCOUNTANT AT HENDERSON BROTHERS   PITTSBURGH – September 23, 2014 – Anastasia Cheikhi was hired as an accountant at Henderson...

Code 125 Cafeteria Plan Requirements

Posted August 11, 2014 Company News
Many employers established a Cafeteria Plan well over 20 years ago, and it is very likely, because of IRS rules, that a written plan document...

The Impact of Health FSA Carryover Balances on HSA Eligibility

Posted April 22, 2014 Company News
The IRS released a Chief Counsel Advice (CCA) memorandum that explains how the new health FSA carryover impacts Health Savings Account eligibility. When the IRS...

What You Need to Know About the Heartbleed Bug

Posted April 11, 2014 Company News
Making waves in the Internet security community is the discovery of the Heartbleed bug, a serious vulnerability that allows hackers to steal personal information that...

Evacuating Yourself and Your Family

Posted March 14, 2014 Company News
Evacuations are more common than many people realize. Fires and floods cause evacuations most frequently across the United States, and almost every year, people along...

Know How to React After a Vehicle Crash

Posted February 19, 2014 Company News
Uh oh, you just got into a fender bender on your way to run a quick errand. What should you do now? Stay calm and...

Often Overlooked Employer Liabilities

Posted February 17, 2014 Company News
Employees are critical to the success of any organization. However, with employees come certain risks and potential liabilities. Those risks and potential liabilities are increased...

Lessons from the Target Data Breach

Posted February 10, 2014 Company News
In late 2013, Target, the large American retailer, was the victim of a massive data breach that affected as many as 110 million customers. Cyber...

Managing Identity Theft

Posted February 7, 2014 Company News
Guidance for Your Business It is almost impossible to be in business and not collect or hold personally identifying information - such as Social Security...

Using Temporary Heating Devices Safely

Posted January 29, 2014 Company News
  For some of us, the onset of cooler weather means heating our work area with temporary heaters. When used correctly, these heaters can make...

Cyber Security

Posted January 15, 2014 Company News
Every day, more than 1 million people become victims of cyber crime, according to a study by Symantec, a computer security software company. Businesses, both...

Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

Posted January 6, 2014 Company News
While the amount of danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live, are likely to face some...

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policies

Posted December 16, 2013 Company News
According to a Gallup study, approximately half of American adults own a smartphone. With the continuing popularity of personal devices, it should come as little...

Are Our Voluntary Plans Subject to ERISA?

Posted December 11, 2013 Company News
Employers have been surprised to hear that certain employee pay-all voluntary plans are subject to the new ACA employer W-2 reporting requirement, specifically individual hospital...

Agencies Issue MHPAEA Final Regulations

Posted December 11, 2013 Company News
The DOL, HHS and Treasury in a collaborative effort have issued final regulations and new FAQ guidance for the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity...

Preparing for Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

Posted December 11, 2013 Safety Expert Tips Severe Weather Family
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Regardless of where they live, nearly all Americans are likely to face severe winter weather at some point in their lives. Winter storms can range...

15 Warning Signs of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Posted December 6, 2013 Company News
The WC (workers' compensation) insurance system is a no-fault method of paying workers for medical expenses and wage losses due to on-the-job injuries. While the...

Working Safely in Cold Weather

Posted November 22, 2013 Company News
Workers exposed to extremely cold conditions are at risk of serious health problems, including hypothermia, frostbite, dehydration and muscle injuries. Frigid temperatures can also cause...

Health Care Reform – Cost-Sharing Limits for Health Plans

Posted July 19, 2013 Company News
On February 23, 2013, HHS issued a final rule on Essential Health Benefits that addressed the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing limits for health plans. The...

Final HIPAA Non-discrimination Regulations for Wellness Programs

Posted July 19, 2013 Company News
The introduction of final wellness regulations will cause many employers to step back and reevaluate their wellness initiatives. The modified definitions for "participatory" and "health-contingent"...

Premium Rating Inside and Outside the Public Exchange

Posted May 17, 2013 Company News
The Affordable Care Act provides that individual and small group premium rates charged by insurers, both inside and outside the Exchange, may vary with respect...

Donna Dietrick and Susan (Cornelius) Marks Join Henderson Brothers Employee Benefits Team

Posted April 29, 2013 Company News
  Henderson Brothers continues to build the expertise and breadth of its Employee Benefits Division by adding Donna J. Dietrick as assistant vice president, senior...

Henderson Brothers Adds Three to Commercial Lines Division

Posted April 2, 2013 Company News
  Melissa L. Whittier, Robert J. Hippert and Katie L. Wilson have joined the commercial lines division at Henderson Brothers, Inc. Henderson Brothers, based downtown,...

New Self-Compliance Checklist for Health Reform

Posted April 2, 2013 Company News
The DOL has just recently released a "self-compliance tool" that addresses health reform issues. This new tool is very similar to a self-compliance HIPAA checklist...

Tracking Hours of Service for Variable Hour and Seasonal Employees; Step-by-Step Guide for Adopting the IRS “Ongoing” Employee Safe Harbor

Posted March 12, 2013 Company News
Updated Apr 3, 2013 If you are a large employer and you have a part-time or seasonal workforce that is not entitled to enroll in...

More Explanation on the Shared Employer Responsibility Provision (Play or Pay)

Posted March 11, 2013 Company News
Our HBI staff has been fielding a lot of questions about this particular health reform provision. We expect HHS and the Department of Treasury to...

DOL Provides Guidance on FMLA Leave to Care for Adult Children

Posted March 11, 2013 Company News
The Department of Labor (DOL) issued an interpretation letter to provide guidance on when an eligible employee may take leave under the Family and Medical...

Henderson Brothers Hires George Heigel and Amanda Hohenberger

Posted January 2, 2013 Company News
Henderson Brothers, Inc., has hired George Heigel and Amanda Hohenberger. Heigel joins the firm's employee benefits division as a financial analyst and Hohenberger joins as...

Sean Ganoe Joins HBI Employee Benefits Division as Assistant Vice President

Posted December 1, 2012 Company News
PITTSBURGH – November 28, 2012 – Sean Ganoe, a veteran in the employee benefits industry, has joined Henderson Brothers, Inc., as assistant vice president in...

Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits

Posted November 29, 2012 Company News
The Affordable Care Act directs health insurance issuers that offer non-grandfathered health insurance coverage in the individual and small group market to make certain health...

A Note from Our President: Health Care Reform – Full Steam Ahead

Posted November 9, 2012 Company News
With Tuesday's election behind us, we now have a much clearer path in front of us as regards to the implementation of the Affordable Care...

The NCCI Split Point Changes

Posted September 7, 2012 Company News
Significant changes are on the horizon for states subscribing to the National Council on Compensation Insurance's (NCCI) workers compensation experience mod rating system. The NCCI...

Health Care Reform Timeline

Posted July 26, 2012 Company News
This Henderson Brothers Summary provides a timeline of the of key reform provisions that affect employers and individuals. This timeline starts with 2010 requirements and...

Protected: Tenant Users Liability Insurance Policy

Posted April 1, 2012 Company News
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Are You Sure You Have the Correct Automobile Coverage as a Small Business?

Posted December 12, 2011 Company News
Small business owners have it tough these days. Most are working on a shoestring budget and doing everything they can to keep their expenses as...

Managing the Risk of Personal Identity Theft

Posted October 11, 2011 Company News
Make no mistake; identity theft is not something to be complacent about. Lives have fallen into financial ruin and individuals' liberties have been taken away...

3 Most Common Errors that Lead to Teen Drivers’ Crashes

Posted May 5, 2011 Company News
Did you know that teen drivers are four times more likely to be in a fatal car crash than an adult? This chilling statistic was...

HBInsights Is Here!

Posted January 31, 2011 Company News
Welcome to Henderson Brothers' brand new blog, HBInsights! We hope you will find the blog useful for not only your professional life, but for you...