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14 Ways to Safely Use Fireworks

June 28, 2016: The Fourth of July is right around the corner and every year countless Americans celebrate with fireworks. Fireworks are a fun tradition, but before you start buying and using fireworks, consider some of these shocking 2014 statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC): There were 11 firework-related deaths during the 2014…
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Delayed Reporting Can Increase Work Comp Claim Costs

May 31, 2016: Did you know that failure to report a work comp claim promptly can result in the claim cost increasing by over 50% according to a 2015 NCCI study? This study also shows that claims reported the day of an accident involve litigation only 12.8% of the time as opposed to 31.7% of…
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Protecting You and Your Employees from Heat-Related Illnesses

May 26, 2016: Did you know that from 1999 to 2009 there were 7,233 heat-related deaths in the United States and studies show that this number is expected to rise? The three groups of people most susceptible to extreme heat are young children, the elderly and construction workers. With the hottest months right around the…
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Attracting Millennials Through Wellness

May 18, 2016: With one-in-three (or 53 million) of the United States workforce now consisting of “Millennials,” it is no surprise that their behavior, productivity and engagement are constantly studied and analyzed. Most studies show common assumptions regarding Millennials which typically include negative connotations such as “lazy” or “entitled,” along with positive ones like “technologically…
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Winning Through Wellness Seminar Recap

May 18, 2016: On Thursday, May 12th Diversified Insurance Solutions hosted the second event in their 2016 Education Series at the Tripoli Shrine Center in Milwaukee. The event was titled “Winning through Wellness: How the Best Companies Compete with the Healthiest Teams” and featured international speaker and wellness actuary Andrew Sykes. Andrew is the founder…
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Change is a Good Thing

May 5, 2016: I’m sure you all have heard the phrase “change is a good thing”. In fact, I’m sure most of you have heard it so many times that it is cliché by now. But I want to discuss why change really is strategic and essential when it comes to businesses; making change much…
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How Technology & Healthcare Cost Transparency Can Save You Money

April 14, 2016: Did you know that the cost of some healthcare procedures can vary by as much as 500% within the same network? Different facilities and providers offer the exact same services at dramatically different prices due to a variety of factors. As the cost of healthcare continues to rise, one critical area that…
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Top Five Best and Worst States for Group Health Plans

April 11, 2016: Diversified Insurance Solution's Director Strategic Solutions, Matt Weimer, recently contributed a blog to United Benefit Advisors (UBA) on "Top Five Best and Worst States for Group Health Plans". UBA is the nation’s leading organization of independent benefit advisors who are bound by a code of conduct to actively cultivate, validate and share wisdom with…
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