Archive: Blog

  • October 8, 2019

    IN THE NEWS: Apex Executives Testify on High-Cost Drug Trends

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_single_image image=”9814″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1570547162640{margin-top: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]Apex Benefits executives recently testified to the Indiana General Assembly’s Interim Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Human Services regarding Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) practices. The committee is tasked with reviewing factors …

  • October 7, 2019

    Compliance Alert: Federal Agencies Finalize Resources for Mental Health Parity Compliance

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”9797″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] OVERVIEW The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury (Departments) have finalized resources to promote compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA). MHPAEA requires parity between mental health …

  • October 3, 2019

    Can Your PBM Answer These 3 Questions?

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_single_image image=”9766″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1570131748109{margin-top: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]As the person responsible for managing employee benefits at your company, when was the last time you read through your pharmacy benefit management (PBM) contract? We don’t expect that many people pour through …

  • October 2, 2019

    Wellness Wednesday: Breast Cancer Awareness

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”9749″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More women are surviving breast cancer today, largely due to improvements in early detection. The American Cancer Society reports that the breast cancer death rate has dropped 40 percent between 1989 …

  • October 2, 2019

    Compliance Alert: DOL Issues New Salary Limits for Overtime Exemptions

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”9744″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] OVERVIEW On Sept. 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new final rule that updates the salary thresholds that some individuals must meet in order to qualify for a minimum wage and overtime exemption under the …

  • September 27, 2019

    3 Ways Employers Can Encourage Better Women’s Health

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”9669″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Women’s Health in the Workplace As part of Women’s National Health and Fitness Day Week, we polled a few leaders at Apex and asked: “What can employers do to encourage better women’s health at their …

  • September 25, 2019

    Wellness Wednesday: National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”9618″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Women’s Health Ladies, we all know how important our health is – but we’ve all gone through times when we put our own health on the back burner. Whether it’s for our families, a job or …

  • September 24, 2019

    Chief Innovation Officer to Speak at IBJ Power Breakfast Event

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_single_image image=”9598″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1569375270506{margin-top: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]Apex Benefits Chief Innovation Officer Stan Jackson has been invited to speak at the September 26 Indianapolis Business Journal Power Breakfast Series event on Health Care/Benefits. He will participate with a panel of …

  • September 19, 2019

    High-Cost Medications: Can Employers Flip the Script?

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”9525″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1568917603494{margin-top: 20px !important;margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_column_text] Upcoming event to discuss factors impacting the cost of medications [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]High-cost medications continue to be a hot topic affecting organizations across the U.S. Legislation has been proposed or passed in many states …

  • September 18, 2019

    Wellness Wednesday: Avoiding Your Midday Slump

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”9472″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Afternoon Crash A good night’s sleep is the best way to start your day at work with enthusiasm and energy. But within a few hours of work your focus may become cloudy as fatigue sets in — …

  • September 17, 2019

    Do You Have the Right Tools to Tackle Opioid Misuse in Your Workplace?

    Indiana employers continue to grapple with how to handle opioids in the workplace. Opioid misuse can often lead to high-cost insurance claims and many employers are looking for ways to reduce those costs.

  • September 16, 2019

    APEX Recognized a Second Time in Business Insurance’s Best Places to Work in Insurance

    Apex Benefits was named for the second consecutive year in the annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program by Business Insurance and the Best Companies Group. “We’re excited to receive this designation for the second year in a row. …

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