$18,000 Grant to Support NICU Families

An $18,000 grant to Today is a Good Day, a nonprofit dedicated to providing personal and financial support for families who experience the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), is changing the lives of families in the Greater Philadelphia area. The additional funding was made possible by the Crozer-Chester Medical Center …

EEOC Withdraws Proposed Wellness Program Incentives

Previously issued in January 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has withdrawn two proposed rules regarding wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). Upon President Joe Biden’s inauguration, held on January 20, 2021, the president issued a regulatory freeze memorandum …

Local Samaritan Turns Home into Food Pantry

Due to rising unemployment rates, increased food costs and supply chain changes, the issue of food insecurity has been exacerbated further during the pandemic. This year, an estimated 54 million Americans, including 18 million American children, are now food insecure. Meaning, the limited availability of nutritional, safe foods has doubled, …

Employers Plan to Expand Virtual Benefits Beyond Pandemic

Employers have consistently been pushed to adjust their benefits to accommodate employees’ mental health, caregiving, financial and well-being needs, which have been exacerbated due to the pandemic. According to a survey by Wellable, the majority of employers plan to keep social distancing and sanitary measures prevalent in their workplace post-pandemic. …

President Biden Issues Executive Action to Broaden Healthcare Access

President Joe Biden recently signed two executive actions aiming to strengthen Americans’ access to affordable healthcare and expand enrollment opportunities. It is one of Biden’s first several moves toward delivering on his campaign’s promise to bolster the landmark health reform law that he formerly advocated for as Vice President. The …