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Reliv International Inc.Ryan Montgomery stays focused on the core to grow Reliv International

Through a network of more than 50,000 independent distributors in 16 countries, Reliv sells an evolving line of nutritional supplements and products. Ryan Montgomery leads the company to stay focused on its core.

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Central Midwest Awards

Recognized as one of the world’s most prestigious business award programs, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Awards celebrate gravity-defying […]

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Gallus BioPharmaceuticals LLCMark Bamforth’s M&A handbook contains a great piece of advice he used to grow...

By Dennis Seeds | [email protected] Interview by Gregory Jones | [email protected] Mark Bamforth remembers arriving in the United States in […]

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EY St. LouisThe business melting pot: Ruth Saphian is helping diversify EY and its St. Louis...

It’s hard to imagine a business world today without a diverse and inclusive workplace. It wasn’t that long ago, however, […]

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How to satisfy ACA guidelines without breaking the bank on your health plan

Certain employers don’t offer health coverage for their personnel because they can’t afford traditional employee benefits, but with the Affordable Care Act, many of those same employers face the employer mandate penalties. In order to help fill this gap, consider minimum essential coverage (MEC) and minimum value plans (MVP)

How using a three-tier network strategy can contain health care costs

Traditionally, health insurance employee benefits have two tiers — in-network and out-of-network. But in self-funded solutions, in particular, you may have the ability to set up a three-tier benefit design. This network strategy can help you contain cost by incentivizing and channeling your employees to lower cost facilities and doctors, says Abbe Mitze, account executive […]

How to utilize captive self-funded arrangements to reduce risk

The worlds of health insurance and financial wealth investment are merging together with captive self-funded arrangements. These captives also are giving small and midsize employers a way to operate a self-funded group health plan for less risk.

How managing care can improve health care and cut costs

Too often, patients aren’t properly taking medications, following up on care after release from the hospital or correctly managing chronic diseases. Medical management can help ensure members get the most out of their health care benefits.

Improve the health of your employees with preventive health reminders

Are you and your employees taking all the right preventive steps to wellness? Unfortunately, you may not realize what you’re missing or how screenings can impact your overall health plan.