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Innovative Kicks off Fall Fun & Fitness Challenge with Barre & Balance Class

Wednesday, November  15,  2017

From November 1st through December 20, the Innovative team is partaking in a “Fun & Fitness” Fall Challenge organized by Innovative’s Wellness Coordinator, Eric Brown. The challenge is comprised of a number of fitness activities with corresponding point values. Employees are encouraged to engage in a variety of healthy activities such as a step challenge, … Continue reading

Float Your Way to Better Health

Friday, April  7,  2017

Every day, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our senses are being stimulated by light, sound, and other sensations. Our muscles and bones are working hard against gravity to support us with each movement that we make. If we are not careful to take care of our bodies, we end up with aches … Continue reading

Innovative Welcomes New Worksite Wellness Consultant

Wednesday, November  2,  2016

We are happy to announce the newest addition to our team, Erica Brown. Erica will be taking over the role of Worksite Wellness Consultant and will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of worksite wellness programs for Innovative’s clients. Erica Brown is a seasoned Nutritionist and Wellness Coach with over 10 years of … Continue reading

Innovative Attends United Benefit Advisor’s Fall Conference in Chicago

Friday, September  23,  2016

The Innovative team headed to Chicago this past weekend for the United Benefit Advisor’s Fall Conference September 18th-20th. “UBA is the nation’s leading organization of independent benefit advisors who are bound by a code of conduct to actively cultivate, validate and share wisdom with busy benefit decision makers nationwide who want peace of mind through trust in … Continue reading

How Corporate Wellness Programs Benefit You and Your Organization

Wednesday, September  14,  2016

Has your organization adopted a structured wellness program? Many employers are resistant to kickoff corporate wellness programs due to lack of knowledge and fear of high start up costs and increasing the workload on their busy Human Resources department. Read more in our Wellness Program Whitepaper about how you can take baby steps toward a … Continue reading

June 2016 Compliance Recap

Wednesday, July  13,  2016

June was another quiet month for federal agencies in relation to employee benefits. A tri-agency proposed rule regarding expatriate health plans, excepted benefits, and essential health benefits was released. UBA Updates UBA’s Human Resources department released a checklist and advisor on new OSHA requirements: OSHA Reporting Changes: Employer Checklist OSHA’s Final Rule on Electronic Tracking … Continue reading

Innovative Presents “Healthy Eating on a Budget” Seminar

Tuesday, April  19,  2016

Last Thursday, Innovative’s Wellness Coach, Lori Drouin, and Employee Benefits Consultant, Ryan Kastner, headed to the Occupational Training Center of Burlington County  to present the educational wellness program “Health Eating on a Budget” to the Occupational Training Center staff. Lori walked OTC employees through a variety of ways to make healthy food choices, make smarter food choices by planning … Continue reading

Compliance Recap – March 2016

Thursday, April  7,  2016

  The government was busy during the month of March, issuing the massive Benefit Payment and Parameters rule in addition to numerous other updates. The IRS has added filing errors relating to Form 5500 to its project list, and multiple federal agencies confirmed that the just-announced templates relating to the Summary of Benefits and Coverage … Continue reading

EEOC Issues Proposed Rule Relating to Genetic Information and Wellness Programs

Friday, November  13,  2015

On October 30, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a Proposed rule to amend the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) as they relate to employer wellness programs that are part of group health plans. The Proposed rule would allow employers to offer financial incentives and inducements to … Continue reading

TOP FIVE WORTHWHILE WELLNESS APPS–FOR FREE!

Monday, July  6,  2015

1. MyFitnessPal Don’t be a mindless eater! One of the best ways to lose weight and keep it off is to track what you eat and drink throughout the day. Create a profile on MyFitnessPal, enter your weight goal and begin tracking your food intake and physical activity. The app calculates a calorie recommendation based … Continue reading

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