Benefit and Risk Management Services

January 2016

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National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. Glaucoma is called “the sneak thief of sight” since … Continue Reading

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Top 10 Healthiest New Year’s Resolutions


New Year’s resolutions are a bit like babies: They’re fun to make but extremely difficult to maintain. Each January, roughly one in three Americans resolve to better themselves in some way. A much smaller percentage of people actually make good on those resolutions. While about 75% of people stick to their goals for at least … Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Embrace Winter


Winter… that dreaded word. For many, it’s viewed as the dark period of the whole year. Let’s face it, winter lasts a long time and it sure can linger, especially if you despise it. This year I encourage you to change your outlook and embrace it as you would any other season! Don’t call it … Continue Reading

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5 Employee Benefit Trends to Watch in 2016


Open enrollment has already begun at many employers, so you may have already noticed changes to your health plan or other employee benefits. Here’s a look at what to expect on this front heading into 2016 – and what it means for your wallet. 1. Wellness programs. Healthy employees are more focused and productive. That … Continue Reading

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BRMS Introduces OneSource

Press Releases

BRMS Expands into the Voluntary Benefits & Wealth Management Industry Benefit & Risk Management Services recognizes a need for broader financial planning and asset management solutions for their current and future clients. With this becoming a key component of core benefits for employers, BRMS is excited to announce that they have united with OneSource Health … Continue Reading

IRS Extends Information Reporting Due Dates

IRS Extends Information Reporting Due Dates On December 28, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced extended deadlines for 2015 Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) and Large Employer Shared Responsibility reporting required to be completed in early 2016. Here are the changes: The IRS is prepared to accept reports beginning in January 2016. Employers and insurers … Continue Reading