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Barlocker Insurance Services was formed over 40 years ago to handle the insurance and risk management needs of companies who look to their outside professional service providers for a high level of expertise. Having worked on both the insurance company underwriting side and the brokerage side of the business, we have the background and experience to properly develop and manage a plan of protection for you.
As one of our clients, you will receive our undivided attention and your account will be handled by people who have everything to gain by seeing that business is conducted professionally to build a long-term relationship. We have a great deal of expertise in managing programs for businesses, and we realize every account requires some innovative treatment.More About Us
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued two final rules on how employer wellness programs can comply with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). Both rules were published in the May 17, 2016 Federal Register, along with Question-and-Answer documents for ADA […]
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
by Lisa Klinger, J.D. and Susan Grassli, J.D. This is an updated and revised version of the prior article on the same topic, which was posted on Feb. 9, 2015. The penalty amounts of $2,000 and $3,000 annually have been indexed for inflation and in 2016 are $2,160 and $3,240 (2015 amounts were $2,080 […]
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The 2017 Benefits and Payments Parameters Final Rule rule is 538 pages and covers numerous topics. This article highlights some that may be of particular interest to employers, such as 2017 maximum OOP limits, continued "no minimum participation requirements" special enrollment for small employers, numerous exchange issues, and others.
Sunday, May 22, 2016
On April 29, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2016-28 to announce the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) for calendar year 2017. The IRS announced the following limits for 2017: The maximum HSA contribution limit; The maximum deductible amount for high deductible health plans (HDHPs); and The maximum out-of-pocket expense […]
Thursday, May 5, 2016
While life insurance is essential for taking care of family members when you die, it can also be a critical strategic tool when it comes to wealth management.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Incident rates are a very useful tool for companies to use in benchmarking their performance. Developing these benchmarking tools can be a very helpful first step in monitoring your safety performance.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Are you aware that civil penalties for all employer violations of OSHA regulations will be increasing this year? While an OSHA citation can be costly, the health and safety of employees is on the line when safety standards are not enforced in the workforce.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016