One of the basic costs of doing business is insuring your workers against injury on the job. Escalating medical bills and other factors have caused Workers' Compensation insurance to increase dramatically. Explore options for reducing the cost of coverage with your insurance agents.
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Not-for-profit organizaitons that file IRS Form 990 must indicate the number of independent voting members or directors of the governing body. (This is entered on Parts 1 and VI.) The IRS is not the only group interested in these facts.
With the increase in health plans requiring members to pay all or part of their office visits, practices are faced with the challenge of asking patients for full payment. This can be upsetting for the patients and uncomfortable for the staff who deal with them.
Here are eight strategies for improving collections from self-pay patients:
Joint ventures are common in the construction industry, especially with large long-term projects. These collaborative arrangements allow construction firms to work together, for a limited time period, on one or more construction projects.
It's no secret that manufacturing can involve one of the loudest on-the-job environments. Over time, many workers suffer from hearing loss -- and once the damage is done, they are at risk for other work-related injuries.
Construction projects require coopeation and coordination among a long list of participants including architects, contractors, subcontractors and others. So it's not surprising that even the most straightforward construction projects can result in disputes and ultimately, costly litigation.