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The Changing Property Insurance Market – What this means for the builder’s risk in Alaska

The property insurance marketplace as a whole is currently in the midst of transition.

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Update – New Changes on COVID-19 as an OSHA Recordable Illness

As of May 26, OSHA has once again implemented a different set of guidelines for recording COVID-19 cases on OSHA 300 injury and illness logs.

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4 Considerations on Reopening Businesses Safely after COVID-19

How and when we are reopening our economy has been on the minds of business owners across Washington state. Businesses have been instrumental in helping slow the spread of COVID-19, and will be essential in repairing the economy.

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HSA Requirements and Limits for 2021

The IRS released the 2021 health savings account (HSA) annual contribution limits and high deductible health plan (HDHP) requirements…

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COVID-19 Update: May 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives and organizations, and is evolving quickly each and every day. Parker, Smith & Feek is dedicated to keeping you informed on the latest information. Employee Benefits Annual Benefits Webinar Although we can’t connect in person, Parker, Smith & Feek thought it was more important than ever to […]

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COVID-19: Benefits-Related Checklist

This checklist is a summary of legislative and regulatory changes related to COVID-19 that affect employer-sponsored health and welfare benefits. It also includes some temporary actions employers and carriers have taken in response to business and coverage needs during this public health emergency.

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Hospitality Industry Update: Preparing to Re-Open

As hospitality businesses prepare to re-open in our “new normal,” there are many important risk management and insurance-related items to consider.

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Agency Guidance – IRS Notices Announce Increased Flexibility for Certain Plans

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued two notices to assist with the nation’s response to the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak. The first notice increases “flexibility with respect to mid-year elections under a §125 cafeteria plan during calendar year 2020 related to employer-sponsored health coverage, health Flexible Spending Arrangements (health FSAs), and dependent care assistance programs (DCAPs).

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Navigating Through Health and Mental Health Challenges in a COVID-19 Environment

Before the pandemic hit, addressing mental health was increasingly becoming a more popular topic. Now, with COVID-19 adding stress and uncertainty to everyday life, taking care of ourselves mentally is more important than ever.

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Becoming the CEO of Your Personal Life –
A Personal Insurance Series: Connected Cars: A Gateway to Your Identity and Cyber Life

Cars are computers on wheels and it’s important to know how they can compromise your identity and security.

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COVID-19 Update: May 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives and organizations, and is evolving quickly each and every day. Parker, Smith & Feek is dedicated to keeping you informed on the latest information.

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COVID-19 Benefits Update: May 8, 2020

Parker, Smith & Feek is dedicated to keeping you informed on the latest employee benefit information.

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