American Heart Association Recognizes USI for Workplace Health Achievement

The results of the American Heart Association’s 2018 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced this summer, and USI achieved Gold level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Companies recognized at the Gold level are among those that obtained the highest Index scores in 2018. Out of the…

USI Receives Vertafore Vanguard Award for Innovation

Vertafore awarded USI the Vanguard Award for Innovation during the recent NetVu18, the largest technology conference in insurance, held in Atlanta, Georgia, this spring. The Vertafore Vanguard Award for Innovation goes to the agency, carrier, or MGA who contributes to expanding and growing the industry through their innovative application of Vertafore solutions. Vertafore announced that…

Reference-Based Pricing — A “Transparent” Way of Paying Health Care Providers

By Manoj Rajwani, USI Vice President, Employee Benefits Employers and their employees continue to struggle with skyrocketing health care costs.  The job market is already competitive, and many companies are overwhelmed with  how to manage the benefit costs but still offer a quality program at the same time.  Many of those same organizations are diligent…

USI Northeast Gives Back Day: BronxWorks

USI Gives Back Day is all about investing in and saying thank you to the local communities that have been helping us grow! USI Northeast is proud to support our partners, BronxWorks, on their agency’s mission to feed, shelter, teach and support our neighbors. On August 16th, 2018, our USI Volunteers served over 100 Senior…

USI Northeast Client Hunterdon Medical Center Recognized for Workplace Wellness

USI Northeast is proud to recognize Hunterdon Medical Center on recently winning the Healthcare Heroes Award for Workplace Wellness from NJ Biz! Hunterdon Medical Center is an acute-care hospital located in Flemington, N.J. USI Insurance Services has been managing the employee benefits program, including medical and population health management (PHM), for the past few years.…

NYC Mandates Employers Allow Temporary Schedule Changes

As of July 18, 2018, employers in New York City must allow their employees to request two temporary schedule changes per calendar year for “personal events”. The law request alteration in the hours, times, or location of work, including, but not limited to using short-term unpaid leave, paid time off, working remotely, or swapping or…