CCIG Signs on as Sponsor of Denver Center for Performing Arts

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Arts and culture are one of the few areas in life where we can share a common experience that brings us together and, hopefully, helps us create a better world. As a locally-based insurance and health benefits brokerage, CCIG believes its support of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is one… Read more »

A Corporate Wellness Trend With Legs

corporate wellness trends

What’s new and different on the workplace wellness front? What innovations are gaining traction? What’s going to be big in 2018? The answers to those questions include the adoption of data to meet a demand for personalization in wellness programs, the introduction of meditation and even naps at the office. But perhaps the most compelling… Read more »

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Linked to More Crashes

marijuana crashes

You just knew this was going to be a problem, right? According to the Highway Loss Data Institute, the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, Oregon and Washington has resulted in a rate of collision claims that is about 3% higher than would have been expected without legalization. Meanwhile, a survey commissioned by the Property… Read more »

How Will a CVS-Aetna Merger Serve Consumers?

cvs-aetna merger

Aetna and Humana couldn’t pull it off. Cigna and Anthem had to nix theirs. Walgreens and Rite Aid did, too. We’re talking about mergers, of course, something that these companies all discovered doesn’t happen easily in the healthcare sector. Never a fan of monopolies, the Department of Justice typically will push back against mergers that… Read more »

OSHA’s New Injury Reporting Deadline is Dec. 15

OSHA injury regulations

It’s been years in the making and has no shortage of critics, but OSHA’s new workplace injury and illness recordkeeping rule finally goes into effect Dec. 15. Under the rule, companies with 250 or more employees – as well as those with more than 20 employees in certain high-risk industries such as construction and manufacturing… Read more »

How Tax Reform Might Impact Healthcare

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The most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in decades is unfolding in Congress at the moment and could be wrapped up before Christmas. You may have heard about plans to undo the Affordable Care Act individual mandate. If you’re in an employer-sponsored health plan, that won’t affect you. But there are provisions in… Read more »

Preventing Sexual Harassment Claims in the Workplace

sexual harassment claims

Going to work can be physically and emotionally taxing, with workers frequently facing unstable work schedules, unpleasant and potentially hazardous working conditions, and an often-hostile social environment. Any of the multitudes of women who have recently stepped forward to share their accounts of being groped and otherwise harassed by men in political life, in entertainment… Read more »

Case Study: Advocating for Better Health Outcomes

better health outcomes

THE CHALLENGE: We know that medications can be expensive, especially new or experimental treatments. Sometimes, the big pharmaceutical companies will discount or even give away drugs that are out of reach for low-income patients. And sometimes they don’t. Insurance companies, meanwhile, will sometimes cover certain drugs and sometimes won’t. That reality was what our client’s… Read more »