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Maintaining Status As An Employer Of Choice

Wed., June 9, 2021

Employees and those looking for work in today’s environment have more options at their disposal than perhaps ever before. There exists a wide range of occupations, employer locations, industry types, and... Read More

The American Rescue Plan Can Save You Money On Your Health Insurance

Wed., April 14, 2021

There are an estimated 100,000 individuals enrolled in non-group coverage that is ACA-compliant who can enroll in Pennie™ coverage with access to savings under this legislation. The American Rescue Plan... Read More

Commerce Department Notes

Sat., December 12, 2020

NEW BUSINESS RESOURCE TOOL To further support the city’s small businesses and entrepreneurial community, the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce recently launched a new resource tool that can help... Read More

UTILIZING DIGITAL TOOLS IN A WORKPLACE HEALTH STRATEGY

Sat., December 12, 2020

The integration of digital tools in the corporate environment is moving at a rapid pace and changing the way companies implement their wellness strategies.  Employers and many of the insurance... Read More

TELEHEALTH USE SURGES AS A RESULT OF COVID-19

Wed., November 11, 2020

IMPACTS FROM CLAIM EXPENSES: Although the severity and extent of the COVID-19 pandemic has been unprecedented in modern times, there are safeguards built into the structure of the insurance industry... Read More

The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce is committed to improving services for all of its constituents, including our businesses that help power our city

Tue., October 27, 2020

OUTDOOR DINING GUIDELINES FOR WINTER Earlier this month, the City announced initial guidelines—addressing shelter and heating specifications—to support restaurants that continue to offer outdoor dining as the weather gets cooler. Learn... Read More

WHAT ARE SPECIALTY DRUGS AND HOW DO THEY IMPACT PREMIUMS?

Tue., October 6, 2020

Specialty drugs are expensive medications that are used to treat complex, chronic medical conditions. They are often given by injection or infusion and are potential life savers for patients undergoing... Read More

Weekly Business Legislative Updates: 9/17 Council Meeting

Tue., September 22, 2020

NEW LEGISLATION Bill No. 200479 (Jones): Amending the “Fair Criminal Record Screening” standards preventing unfair discrimination against those previously convicted of criminal offenses; expanding the definition of employer and employee,... Read More

Spread the Word: Time is Running Out to Respond to the 2020 Census

Tue., September 15, 2020

Beginning on Constitution Day, September 17, through Sunday, September 20, join Census Bureau partners nationwide in reminding your network that time is running out to respond to the 2020 Census.... Read More

Update on Indoor Dining in Philadelphia

Tue., September 1, 2020

The City of Philadelphia announced that indoor dining would be permitted to resume effective September 8, 2020. Indoor dining will be permitted under specific restrictions that are largely consistent with... Read More

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