Questions and Answers on Executive Order N-62-20

19May,2020
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On May 6, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-62-20, which provides that under certain circumstances it is presumed that workers who contract a COVID-19-related illness between March 19 and July 5, 2020 have done so at work and are thus eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. This document provides guidance related to the Read More

Open Enrollment Individual Medical Insurance

Individual Medical Open Enrollment

26October,2016
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2016 OPEN ENROLLMENT DATES Mark your calendar!!   INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL INSURANCE OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD:  11/1/16 – 1/31/17 With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, it’s become important for all Americans to mark certain healthcare-related dates on their calendars.  Whether you’re an individual looking to buy or change Read More

Open Enrollment Medicare D

Medicare D Prescription Drug Open Enrollment

26September,2016
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2016 OPEN ENROLLMENT DATES Mark your calendar!! MEDICARE D – PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN COVERAGE OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD:   10/15/16 – 12/7/16 Every year, seniors have the chance to make changes to their Prescription Drug Plan.  This year, that opportunity begins on October 15th and ends on December 7th. During open enrollment, you can: Read More

College Campus Risks

College Campus Risks

College students are presented with various risks, and the best way to learn about the risks is to talk about them together. The FBI reports that 80 percent of crime on college campuses is property-related, with most losses involving theft. Even a modest theft can be a significant burden for college students.  Most items in a college dormitory are Read More

How Secure, Exactly, Is Your Hotel Safe?

How Secure, Exactly, Is Your Hotel Safe?

30June,2016
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Hotel safes give the illusion of protection for the valuable items you bring on your vacation, but are they actually safe? Room safes are likely the only option you have when it comes to the safety of your valuable items. They are, after all, called “safes” for a reason (i.e. they theoretically keep the stuff you put in them safe). But if you Read More

California Law Update: Employment 2016

California Law Update: Employment 2016

27June,2016
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New laws will be coming to California as progress makes way in this wonderful state. On April 21, 2016, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed the Paid Parental Leave Ordinance. The law will go into effect on January 1, 2017; in San Francisco, employers with 50 or more employees will be required to provide wage replacement to employees who will take Read More

How to Protect Your Jewelry From Theft

The last thing you want to have happen is to lose a cherished piece of jewelry or have it stolen from you.  This can be heartbreaking especially if the jewelry is a sentimental family heirloom.  There are precautions you can take to prevent them from being lost, damaged or stolen. Here are some helpful hints to help you protect your Read More

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Take Control of Your Auto Insurance Premium

1July,2014
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Despite popular belief, you can take control of how much you pay for auto insurance. There are a variety of aspects affecting the price you pay each month, many of which are lifestyle factors. Take control of your auto insurance premium by making these simple adjustments: The coverage you choose and your deductible affect how much you pay each Read More

COVID-19 Update:

The Coronavirus, officially COVID-19, has become a global health emergency. One of the measures Hoffman Brown Company is taking to keep our clients and Teammates safe is designing a completely virtual work environment. For the foreseeable future, our colleagues will be conducting business virtually to avoid any disruption in our ability to serve you. These measures are based on the CDC’s guidance and will evolve with the situation. Please know that we are fully functional, available and look forward to be of service.COVID-19 Resource Center