By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 08-10-2022

The term metaverse is loosely defined as a virtual environment shared by many people via digital devices. The four technologies that the metaverse is usually accessed through are virtual reality, mixed reality, extended reality, and augmented reality.    Metaverse Market Predictions As our world is transitioning into being immersed in technology, the metaverse market is […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 08-05-2022

With the Pandemic having lasting effects in the U.S. and all over the world, companies may be wondering what they can do to protect their employees without legal trouble.   What is Going on With the Mandate? There has been talk about mandating the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in the U.S. since the vaccine was released to […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 08-01-2022

With crime rates rising in big cities such as New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago and more, there is a growing concern among workers about returning to their offices.    What’s Causing the Scare? In New York City on Tuesday April 12, a shooting occurred on the subway leaving a Goldman Sachs employee dead, and ten […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 06-06-2022

    Trends are constantly changing and reappearing in all areas of life, especially in the business and insurance industry. With 2022 reaching its midpoint, it is important for business owners to not only reflect on what they have accomplished so far within the year, but it is also important to understand trends that are […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 05-13-2022

    With Omicron’s subvariant on the rise again in the United States, which was not expected to happen, it leads to the question of if masks will be returning in importance and if a mask mandate will be implemented in the near future. Recently, Columbia University is requiring that their students wear masks again […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 05-09-2022

    As of recently, there have been many significant healthcare lawsuits throughout the country. Some of which include: lawsuit against the OSHA inspection in a Texas hospital, a hospital director of the West Virginia University affiliate of violating patient safety, and hospitals suing the United States Department of Health and Human Services over a […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 05-02-2022

    With the COVID-19 pandemic slowing down, more and more employees are returning back into the workplace. However, the idea   of the common “workplace” will never be the same again, and remote work has proven to be more efficient in some cases for some   businesses as well. Since the workplace environment is […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA

What is Compassion Fatigue? Compassion fatigue in a healthcare setting is feelings of chronic stress at work and outside of work because of constantly being in a workplace setting where the healthcare provider feels compassion for their patients. Another name for compassion fatigue is empathy burnout, and it is a problem faced by both patient […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 01-26-2022

Below, please find a message shared today with all of Curi’s practice administrators and physicians, inviting them to register for Curi Capital’s upcoming webinar. Feel free to reach out with any questions about the firm and its offerings. Dear partner, We invite you to join us for a webinar hosted by Curi Capital, entitled “’Tis […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-23-2020

This is an excellent article from Fox Rothchild:   https://www.foxrothschild.com/publications/covid-19-construction-contracts-and-potential-claims-under-business-interruption-civil-authority-and-other-insurance-policies-and-endorsements/ Attached is a PDF Download of this article for your convenience.

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-13-2020

The following bulletins have been issued by the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance and are posted on the Department’s website.   Bulletin No. 20-11 Guidance Concerning Circumstances Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic (Individual Market)   Bulletin No. 20-12 Guidance Concerning Circumstances Relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic (Small Employer Market)   Bulletin No. 20-13 […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-10-2020

April 10, 2020   UnitedHealth to offer nearly $2B in accelerated payments, financial support to providers (Fierce Healthcare-April 7, 2020) The insurer said that it would accelerate claims payments to both medical and behavioral health care providers across its fully insured commercial, Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicaid plans. It will also make $125 million in […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-10-2020

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Insurance Premium Grace Periods 04/9/2020 TRENTON — Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 123, extending grace periods during which certain insurance companies, including health insurers, life insurers, and property and casualty insurers, will not be able to cancel policies for nonpayment of premiums.“We know the stringent measures […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-09-2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 New Jersey Governor Murphy has signed an Executive Order extending the grace period for residents unable to pay their insurance premiums because of a loss of income or other negative impact as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.   The Governor’s Executive Order requires: A minimum 60-day grace period for health […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-01-2020

Frequently Asked Questions for Clients and Producers   We know our mutual clients are reaching out to you with questions about how members can seek care during the COVID-19 crisis.   Questions such as:   Is Highmark reaching out to inform and engage members with chronic conditions who may be at a greater risk?   […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-01-2020

Helpful information from our local Chamber of Commerce: Hello GVCC Member – Attached is a presentation provided today by the NJEDA with information about their initial COVID-19 Economic Response Package.   The grant program is available to select small businesses. It will be open for applications this FRIDAY, APRIL 3 beginning at 9am and will […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-01-2020

Good information below from our local Chamber of Commerce:   CARES-Act information SBA-CARES-Flow-Chart   Hello GVCC Member –   Attached are 2 files with good information about the CARES Act for Small Businesses, including information on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). All the relief offered through the CARES Act […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 03-31-2020

Just passing along some information that was sent to us below.  We are not affiliated with this person or organization and have no interest in the same.  Please contact them directly with any questions. Thank you.   REGISTER NOW The primary goal is to ensure everyone is well educated on what is myth and what […]

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