Benefit and Risk Management Services

October 2013

Monthly Archives
COBRA Subsities

FSA Makes Important Changes to “Use-It-Or-Lose It” Rule

If you’ve ever worried about losing your FSA dollars at the end of the year, we have some good news for you.  Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS issued a notice changing the unpopular “use-it-or-lose it” rule for flexible spending accounts.  The rule previously did not allow unspent FSA balances to … Continue Reading

Resource Library
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Congratulations to the BRMS Save 2nd Base Team!

Community Outreach

This weekend, the BRMS Save 2nd Base Team participated in the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k in downtown Sacramento to help raise funds that will provide awareness and services for those affected by this terrible disease.  Nearly 20,000 people, all sharing the same commitment to beating breast cancer, came out to walk with … Continue Reading

BRMS Appoints Carla Jacobs as Director of Hawaii Operations

Press Releases

  BRMS Appoints Carla Jacobs as Director of Hawaii Operations Benefit & Risk Management Services (BRMS)is pleased to announce the promotion of Carla Jacobs  to Director of Hawaii Operations. Carla has been with BRMS since 2008, most recently as a Client Manager and brings more than 20 years of experience in the labor union and … Continue Reading

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Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Health and Healthcare, Wellness

Researchers are working to learn how our “external” and “internal” environments may work separately and together to affect our health and possibly the risk of developing breast cancer. “Internal environment” means the things inside our bodies that influence our health, such as genetics, hormones, illnesses, and feelings and thoughts. “External environment” refers to the things … Continue Reading

wellnessblog_heading_breast cancer awareness_10-7-2011 copy

Breast Cancer Awareness

Health and Healthcare

An Early Detection Plan should include: All Ages: Recording personal exams, mammograms and doctors’ appointments on a calendar or in a detailed file. Maintain a healthy weight, following a low-fat diet, getting regular exercise, quitting smoking and reducing alcohol consumption. Beginning at age 20: Performing breast self-exams and looking for any signs of change. Age 20 … Continue Reading

COBRA Subsities

FSA Makes Important Changes to “Use-It-Or-Lose It” Rule

If you’ve ever worried about losing your FSA dollars at the end of the year, we have some good news for you.  Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS issued a notice changing the unpopular “use-it-or-lose it” rule for flexible spending accounts.  The rule previously did not allow unspent FSA balances to … Continue Reading

Resource Library
brms_breast cancer logo 2_2011 copy

Congratulations to the BRMS Save 2nd Base Team!

This weekend, the BRMS Save 2nd Base Team participated in the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k in downtown Sacramento to help raise funds that will provide awareness and services for those affected by this terrible disease.  Nearly 20,000 people, all sharing the same commitment to beating breast cancer, came out to walk with … Continue Reading

Community Outreach

BRMS Appoints Carla Jacobs as Director of Hawaii Operations

  BRMS Appoints Carla Jacobs as Director of Hawaii Operations Benefit & Risk Management Services (BRMS)is pleased to announce the promotion of Carla Jacobs  to Director of Hawaii Operations. Carla has been with BRMS since 2008, most recently as a Client Manager and brings more than 20 years of experience in the labor union and … Continue Reading

Press Releases
wellnessblog_heading_breast cancer awareness_10-3-2012 copy

Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Researchers are working to learn how our “external” and “internal” environments may work separately and together to affect our health and possibly the risk of developing breast cancer. “Internal environment” means the things inside our bodies that influence our health, such as genetics, hormones, illnesses, and feelings and thoughts. “External environment” refers to the things … Continue Reading

Health and Healthcare, Wellness
wellnessblog_heading_breast cancer awareness_10-7-2011 copy

Breast Cancer Awareness

An Early Detection Plan should include: All Ages: Recording personal exams, mammograms and doctors’ appointments on a calendar or in a detailed file. Maintain a healthy weight, following a low-fat diet, getting regular exercise, quitting smoking and reducing alcohol consumption. Beginning at age 20: Performing breast self-exams and looking for any signs of change. Age 20 … Continue Reading

Health and Healthcare