• COWDEN ASSOCIATES, INC.

    COWDEN ASSOCIATES, INC.

    Helping clients establish and maintain high quality compensation and benefits programs aligning organizations business strategies and objectives.





  • COMPENSATION

    COMPENSATION

    Helping engineer a strategy that encourages productivity and focuses on outcomes.



  • HEALTH & BENEFITS

    HEALTH & BENEFITS

    Tailoring employee benefit programs to reach fundamental objectives.



  • INTERNATIONAL

    INTERNATIONAL

    Meeting the needs of employees and their families anywhere in the world.



  • RETIREMENT

    RETIREMENT

    Careful management that reduces volatility and strengthen your rewards.



  • TECHNOLOGY

    TECHNOLOGY

    Improving administration efficiencies and reducing errors while reducing costs.



  • WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT

    WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT

    Retaining optimal level of staffing and ensuring orderly succession.



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COWDEN NEWS



Industry Leader Les McPhearson Joins United Benefit Advisors as New Chief Executive Officer

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s largest leading independent employee bene… Continue Reading →


Agencies Issue Guidance on Same-Sex Marriages and Employee Benefits — Is it Time for an Internal Plan Audit before the DOL Comes Knocking?

Same-Sex Marriages and how your employee benefit program will/may be affected.¬† The … Continue Reading →


Frequently Asked Questions about the Patient-Centered Outcomes/Comparative Effectiveness (PCORI) Fee

Q1: What plans does the PCORI fee apply to?A1: All plans that provide medical coverag… Continue Reading →

WEBINARS



Upcoming Webinars

Understanding the Wage and Hour Laws… Continue Reading →


Previous Webinar

June 2014 – ERISA Basics and In Context  … Continue Reading →


Webinar Library

Playback¬†previous recorded webinars: … Continue Reading →

INDUSTRY NEWS



Industry Leader Les McPhearson Joins United Benefit Advisors as New Chief Executive Officer

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s largest leading independent employee bene… Continue Reading →


Agencies Issue Guidance on Same-Sex Marriages and Employee Benefits — Is it Time for an Internal Plan Audit before the DOL Comes Knocking?

Same-Sex Marriages and how your employee benefit program will/may be affected.¬† The … Continue Reading →


Compliance: Self-Funded Health Plans Must Obtain a Health Plan Identifier Number

To meet federal requirements large health plans must obtain a national health plan id… Continue Reading →