Recent News

Workforce Concepts Welcomes Josh Fewster

Workforce Concepts is pleased to announce the recent addition of Joshua Fewster. Mr. Fewster was previously a manager at Sherwin Williams, where he applied his skills in customer service, employee management, sales and business sustainability and operations. After Sherwin-Williams, Mr. Fewster became a Mortgage Loan Officer at Howard Bank, where he utilized his knowledge in […]

The ACA and Employer Fines in 2016

Come 2016, the Affordable Care Act will put employers with more than 50 Full Time Equivalent employees in a position where they must either offer these employees robust and affordable health insurance benefits, or pay penalties to the tune of thousands of dollars per individual. While many employers are not affected by this legislation, certain […]

Workforce Concepts Welcomes Amanda Tereo

Workforce Concepts is please to announce the recent addition of Miss Amanda Tereo.  Miss Tereo started working at Glasgow Medical Center in 2006 as a medical receptionist in their Urgent Care department, and graduated from Newark High School in 2007.  Shortly after graduating high school, she started assisting with Insurance Billing and Accounting functions, and was then promoted […]

Workforce Concepts Welcomes Frank Vitak

Workforce Concepts is pleased to announce the recent addition of Frank Vitak.   Mr. Vitak previously dedicated 15 years to Bally Total Fitness.   During that time he progressed through multiple responsibilities.  His areas of focus included customer care, team management, new-hire training, administration, as well as corporate marketing.  Frank will be mainly focusing on benefit education, […]

Workforce Concepts welcomes Laura Stroh

Workforce Concepts is pleased to announce the recent addition of Laura Stroh.  Miss Stroh has worked previously with a partner in our firm years ago.  She handled claims, licensing, account management.  She transitioned from that position, into the world of teaching.  She worked as a second grade teacher in the Baltimore county public school system.  […]

Workforce Concepts Appoints New Treasury Chair, Bryce K. Engel

Workforce Concepts is pleased to announce that we have appointed Mr. Bryce Engel as our Treasury Chair Board Member.  Mr. Engel comes to us, with experience in health benefits, life and ad&d, std, ltd, dental, vision and supplemental insurance. He has spent 2 years as a Maryland State appointed health benefits broker, where he routinely […]

Workforce Concepts signs an Industry Veteran

  Workforce Concepts is happy to announce Mr. Marc Case has decided to come aboard with our organization.  Marc comes to us with 22 years of experience in the benefits world.  The first 10 years of his career were spent focusing on life and disability with The Hartford.  From there Marc was able to gain […]

How to enhance your services with voluntary benefits

It continues to be a challenging business environment. Economic growth remains sluggish and many employers are cautious about hiring new workers or expanding employee benefits. At the same time, however, companies want to attract, motivate and retain productive employees. Offering voluntary employee benefits can accomplish these goals while addressing employers’ cost concerns and simultaneously improve […]

How Voluntary Benefits Can Help Meet PPACA Rules, Workers’ Needs

The PPACA is on every employer’s radar these days, with the “pay or play” rules going into effect in early 2014. Rather than pay a penalty, employers may offer only bare-bones major medical at their expense, and focus on voluntary benefits chosen by employees to make up the rest of their plan options. This shift […]

Study Links Medical Costs and Personal Bankruptcy

Medical problems caused 62% of all personal bankruptcies filed in the U.S. in 2007, according to a study by Harvard researchers. And in a finding that surprised even the researchers, 78% of those filers had medical insurance at the start of their illness, including 60.3% who had private coverage, not Medicare or Medicaid.Medically related bankruptcies […]