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ACA – What’s in Store for 2017?

August 29th, 2016 - Register here to reserve your seat Who:Alliant Insurance Services Speakers: Kristine K. Blanco, Esq., Vice President and Director of Compliance Marisa B. Warford, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Director, HR Consulting Practice ACA has not gone away…In fact, the impact to employers under Pay or Play is about to become real and, possibly, quite painful through IRS penalty assessments.... Read more »


July 7th, 2016 - Alliant Employee Benefits to Present During DMEC Annual Conference, July 18-21, 2016 Finding better ways to control escalating costs and operational disruptions while remaining compliant with state and federal leave laws is the focus of Alliant Benefit Groups session to be held Tuesday, July 19 at the Annual DMEC Conference. “How to Measure the Impact... Read more »

Confirm Your Progress on ACA Compliance
September 23, 2015 Seminar: Confirm Your Progress on ACA Compliance

August 31st, 2015 - Register here for “End of the Year Checkup: Confirm Your Progress on ACA Compliance” Who: Sagewell Partners, a division of Alliant Insurance Services Speakers: Kristine K. Blanco, Esq. and Director of Compliance Marisa Warford, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Director, HR Consulting Practice What: End of the Year Checkup: Confirm Your Progress on ACA Compliance  In January 2016, applicable large... Read more »

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Event: Practical Tips to Managing Your Leave Absence

June 8th, 2015 - Sagewell Partners is participating in the following event on Wednesday, June 24, 2015: Practical Tips to Managing Your Leave Absence Presented by The Dallas Fort-Worth Healthcare Human Resources Association (DFWHHRA), an affiliate of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA). The event speakers are our very own Holly Moyer and Tedd Klovstad. Holly... Read more »

Big Data – What’s the Big Deal?

April 22nd, 2015 - Big Data is one of the latest buzzwords that you hear in professional circles and industry publications. By definition, Big Data is challenging since it requires strong capabilities and expertise to manage. From an HR practitioner’s point of view, the vast amount of available data can be broken down into tamable components to address workforce issues... Read more »

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ACA Compliance for 2015/2016: March 4, 2015 Seminar

February 6th, 2015 - Register for “Pay or Play… So What Now for ACA?” here. Who:  Sagewell Partners, an Alliant company When & Where: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 8:30 – 11:00 a.m in Canonsburg Southpointe Golf Club 360 Southpointe Boulevard Canonsburg, PA 15317-8537 What: ACA compliance puts significant pressure on employers.  Please join us for a complimentary breakfast seminar to educate clients and prospective clients... Read more »

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Happy Holidays

December 23rd, 2014 - The team at Sagewell Partners wishes you a very happy holiday season and we look forward to working with you in 2015!

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Q & A: Babies & Mid-Year Election Changes

December 17th, 2014 - An issue that generates a lot of questions involves what are permitted mid-year election changes under a cafeteria plan.  Here is a typical question we receive: Q. If an employee is enrolled in a PPO plan and has a baby, can they switch plans due to the birth as a qualifying event? A. Yes. When... Read more »

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Video: The Sagewell Approach to Absence Management

November 25th, 2014 - Employee absences can have significant financial impact for businesses of all sizes.  Sagewell Partners has a team of experts that have worked with businesses of all sizes to help understand and manage employee absences.  The Sagewell Partners Absence Management team can help your business reduce the impact of employee absence on your organization and your... Read more »

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Sagewell Partners in the Tribune Review – “Health care law compliance complex for employers”

October 28th, 2014 - Sagewell Partner’s human resource consultingdirectory of human resource consulting, Marissa Warford was quoted in a recent article in the Tribune Review – “Health care law compliance complex for employers.” The time that benefits managers have spent understanding the law has been immense, said Marisa Warford, director of human resources consulting for Sagewell Partners, a North... Read more »