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CMS Releases 2016-2025 Projections of National Health Expenditures Data

National health expenditure growth is expected to average 5.6% annually over 2016-2025, according to a report compiled by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Office of the Actuary (OACT). These projections are constructed using a current-law framework and do not assume potential legislative changes over the projection period.

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Using Company Culture to Shift the Employee Mindset from Job to Career

Numerous articles explain how company culture changes the way employees operate, and have been largely based on speculation and personal opinion—until now. In December 2016, a study conducted by IZA World of Labor showed that happy and motivated workers are more productive in the workplace. In addition, Surrey Business School released a study that claimed people’s energy towards their colleagues has a major influence on how likely they are to leave their job voluntarily.

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The Heart-Healthy Guide to Approaching Employee Wellness

February brings with it a number of holidays and observances, from Groundhog Day and President’s Day in the U.S. to Valentine’s Day throughout the world. But as we celebrate love, Washington’s birthday, and everyone’s favorite groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, a national health observance goes unnoticed by most.

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Millennials and Workplace Mentors: Why the Search is On

Millennials are very much looking to their workplace superiors for mentorship, but studies show they’re coming up short—and that’s detrimental on personal, company, and industry-wide levels. In order to become the best leaders of tomorrow, young professionals need guidance from the best leaders of today.

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IRS Announces 2017 Standard Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes.

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The CEO of Your Company Really Could Be the Next ‘American Psycho’!

Does your Chief Executive Officer (CEO) display these characteristics: inability to empathize, superficiality, and insincerity? If so, chances are your CEO is Christian Bale’s character from American Psycho. No, your CEO is not a serial killer, but these types of characteristics are synonymous with those of being a psychopath—and according to new research, one in […]

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Thank Goodness It’s Friday … Or Not

Once a week, there’s bound to be someone in your office who rejoices, “Thank goodness, it’s Friday!” This statement is usually proclaimed after workers have suffered through a long, grueling workweek and are getting prepared for the weekend. However, a new study from HappyOrNot shows that Friday may not be the happiest day of the […]

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