Day: April 23, 2020

Business Associate Contracts | HHS.gov

SAMPLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT PROVISIONS
(Published January 25, 2013)

Introduction

    A “business associate” is a person or entity, other than a member of the workforce of a covered entity, who performs functions or activities on behalf of, or provides certain services to, a covered entity that involve access by the business associate to protected health information.  A “business associate” also is a subcontractor that creates, receives, maintains, or transmits protected health information on behalf of another business associate.  The HIPAA Rules generally require that covered entities and business associates enter into contracts with their business associates to ensure that the business associates will appropriately safeguard protected health information.  The business associate contract also serves to clarify and limit, as appropriate, the permissible uses and disclosures of protected health information by the business associate, based on the relationship between the parties and the activities or services being performed by the business

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Rideshare Insurance for Lyft and Uber: What are the Options?

Alabama GEICO, USAA, State Farm, and Farmers Period 1: 50/100/25
Period 2 & 3: combined single auto liability limit at $1,000,000 – $1,000,000 UIM/UM – Comprehensive/Collision deductibles at $1,000 Period 1: 50/100/25 
Period 2 & 3: combined single limit of auto liability $1,000,000 – $1,000,000 UIM/UM – Comprehensive/Collision deductibles at $2,500 with max coverage of $50,000 Alaska   Period 1: 50/100/25
Period 2 & 3: combined single auto liability limit at $1,000,000 – $1,000,000 UIM/UM – Comprehensive/Collision deductibles at $1,000 Period 1: 50/100/25
Period 2 & 3: combined single limit of auto liability $1,000,000 – $1,000,000 UIM/UM – Comprehensive/Collision deductibles at $2,500 with max coverage of $50,000 Arizona Allstate, GEICO, USAA, Mercury, and Farmers Period 1: 50/100/25
Period 2 & 3: combined single auto liability limit at $1,000,000 – $1,000,000 UIM/UM with Comprehensive/Collision deductibles at $1,000 Period 1: 50/100/25
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All Things Insurance

Sorry im really here to just vent but im very sick of this corporate rhetoric that Allstate Inc and other companies alike are literally pushing to grow and grow and make more money in a time of a pandemic and economic downturn. I work in a small agency and i really love what i do but during times like these they really are showing their true demonic blue colors.

In the beginning Allstate has suspended our production quotas for the end of April 30th and even tried to save face from public scrutiny because the Insurance Industry is one of those industries that has not been so affected like others during this time by doing their “15% pay back” which in reality is a fucking joke. Many agents can work remotely or even still in their office with the exceptions of no walk ins. However, i find it ridiculous that

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20 Business Laws Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

Are you finally ready to turn your business idea into a reality? As you know, there’s a lot of preparation that goes into launching a business. Creating a business plan and securing funding are common items on the startup to-do list. One thing you should add to that list is time to review common business laws that could affect your business.

To make your research a little easier, we’ve scoured a number of government websites and compiled a list of laws and regulations that affect every business.

Licensing

1. Business licenses

To legally start a business, you’ll likely need a business license. Start by calling your local city government. See if you need a license, and if you need to know about any zoning rules. For federal and state licensing, check out the Small Business Administration website, and follow the links that are applicable to your business.

Employment laws

2. 

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Business Cards Online, Personalised Business Card Printing & Design UK

How Business Cards are Made

At instantprint, your business cards go through an incredible journey before they arrive on your desk looking fresh and shiny, ready for you to begin networking. Once you’ve sent us your file, our dedicated and experienced Studio team check through and prepare your artwork for print against our unique 10 point check system. You can rest assured knowing we’ll never send your business card design down to the Production team without checking it first.

After your artwork is print ready, we’ll produce them in our onsite, dedicated business card production cell using our state-of-the-art Fujifilm Jetpress. The innovative Jetpress machine works with next generation print technology, giving your finished product the ultimate image resolution and clarity. Resolution reaches up to an impressive 1,200 x 1,200 dpi.

Once the business card printing process is complete and your cards are boxed up, they’re shipped to you using

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Finance Careers | Career Paths and Advancement

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The best things in life may be free, but money powers the world. How do you choose what to invest in? How can you gauge your financial decisions when conditions are constantly changing? These are the essential questions of the finance industry. The three main categories of finance are public, corporate and personal finance. Because most businesses realize the value in mindfully managing their assets, there will always be work for financial planners, analysts, managers, and executives. Their expertise and guidance can pave the way for a company’s or an individual’s fruitful future. Read all about these different finance careers.

What education and certification will I need to work in finance?

Earning a bachelor’s degree is the first step in pursuing any finance career. Programs will typically focus on giving you a comprehensive understanding of financial

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World Benchmarking Alliance


The World Benchmarking Alliance, which through the efforts of Aviva, the UN Foundation, and the Index Initiative, is working to create a public way for companies to report progress on the Global Goals.
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Insurance When You’re Pregnant: FAQ

The Affordable Care Act makes it easier for pregnant women to get insurance to help pay for the medical care they need.


Can a health plan refuse to let me enroll because I’m pregnant?

No.* In the past, insurance companies could turn you down if you applied for coverage while you were pregnant. At that time, many health plans considered pregnancy a pre-existing condition.


Health plans can no longer deny you coverage if you are pregnant. That’s true whether you get insurance through your employer or buy it on your own.

What’s more, health plans cannot charge you more to have a policy because you are pregnant. An insurance company can’t increase your premium based on your sex or health condition. A premium is the amount you pay each month to have insurance.


How can I get health insurance while I’m pregnant?

First,

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Small Business, Entrepreneur, Startup: Which Do You Identify With?

I hear these three terms used interchangeably, but in my mind, they all mean slightly different things. It’s semantics, of course, but here’s my take on what these three words mean. Which do you identify with the most?

Small Business, Entrepreneur, Startup: Which Do You Identify With?

Small Business

Wikipedia: A small business is a business that is privately owned and operated, with a small number of employees and relatively low volume of sales. Small businesses are normally privately owned corporations, partnerships, or sole proprietorships. The legal definition of “small” varies by country and by industry, ranging from fewer than 15 employees under the Australian Fair Work Act 2009, 50 employees in the European Union, and fewer than 500 employees to qualify for many U.S. Small Business Administration programs. Small businesses can also be classified according to other methods such as sales, assets, or net profits.

Me: In my mind, small businesses are those boutiques,

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Travelers are learning the hard way that their insurance doesn’t cover a pandemic

Government travel alerts and health concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic have caused a spate of travelers to rush to cancel trips. While airlines such as JetBlue and Delta are waiving cancellation fees or change fees, some travelers are learning the hard way that they can’t get refunds — even if they paid for travel insurance.

“This is one of those cases where people need to read the fine print,” Erik Josowitz, an insurance analyst at InsuranceQuotes.com, told NBC News. “It’s certainly worth looking at what are the acceptable reasons for making a claim against that insurance and understanding what it does and does not cover.”

Epidemics are usually not included in standard travel insurance coverage, Josowitz said. Most travel companies won’t refund travelers who cancel trips because they are worried about contracting a virus — no matter how novel, he added.

The fine print left travelers such as Nate

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