• Vice President Human Resources – hospital

    “We utilized the services to determine short and long-term strategies in dealing with the PPACA requirements. Strategies were identified that benefit the organization, and quick follow up to questions/ideas were consistently experienced in our team’s interaction on this major project. We will continue to utilize the expertise of the Cowden team going forward.” Vice President Human Resources – hospital

  • HR Manager, manufacturing company

    “Cowden employees are very responsive and go the extra mile when I have an unexpected problem.” HR Manager, manufacturing company

  • Human Resources – Benefit Specialist – Public Authority

    “I just wanted you to know that Bob Hazy and Amy Crouse have been doing an amazing job. When I send them something, I get a response right away no matter what it is. Bob has been amazing at helping me to interpret the plan document. Amy is very attentive and also responds to calculation reviews and things of that nature immediately. I am very thankful to have them on my team-- Thank you for supporting them and giving them a positive environment to work in.” Human Resources – Benefit Specialist – Public Authority

  • Compensation Manager – Credit Union

    “I already spoke to your prospect and I told him you guys did a terrible job and they shouldn’t even consider you! Ha ha ha. Actually…I told him the truth…which is you guys did a fantastic job! I couldn’t say enough good things about you and your firm. Just as an FYI…one of the questions he asked was “how well did you know our financials and our business, etc.?” I explained that you studied our organization from top to bottom and really understood our financials/business and you took the time to know our whole organization, etc. Compensation Manager – Credit Union

  • CEO – non-profit

    “The real value in Cowden Associates’ work is beyond the information provided. They showed tremendous insight and appreciation to our business structure and operations, with a unique sensitivity to our budgets, strengths and opportunities. As such, they demonstrated the ability to challenge us and provide guidance on how to best implement the results of the study.” CEO – non-profit

  • Employment Labor Lawyer – wet milling manufacturer

    “…explaining the unexplainable…” Employment Labor Lawyer – wet milling manufacturer

  • Corporate Manager, Employee Benefits – manufacturing company

    “I want to tell you that we have had a special relationship that I will always treasure. You are without question the most knowledgeable and well informed person that we have ever worked with.” Corporate Manager, Employee Benefits – manufacturing company

COWDEN NEWS



The ACA and the Individual Shared Responsibility Requirement, Including an Update on Proposed Regulations Issued on July 8, 2016

 

General Information

The individual responsibility requirement (also know… Continue Reading →


Elliot Dinkin published in Pittsburgh Smart Business as a Columnist

The Fine Art of Communication

 

As a child in school, when being taught En… Continue Reading →


Elliot Dinkin quoted in Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) on Microsoft/LinkedIn Acquisition

Microsoft’s agreement to buy LinkedIn may help the software developer boost its HR … Continue Reading →

Cowden in the Community

Cowden Associates Takes on the 2016 MS Pittsburgh Walk. Read More >

Cowden Associates Takes on the WQED-FM Challenge!! Read More >



COWDEN NEWS



The ACA and the Individual Shared Responsibility Requirement, Including an Update on Proposed Regulations Issued on July 8, 2016

 

General Information

The individual responsibility requirement (also know… Continue Reading →


Elliot Dinkin published in Pittsburgh Smart Business as a Columnist

The Fine Art of Communication

 

As a child in school, when being taught En… Continue Reading →


Elliot Dinkin quoted in Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) on Microsoft/LinkedIn Acquisition

Microsoft’s agreement to buy LinkedIn may help the software developer boost its HR … Continue Reading →

WEBINARS


Upcoming Webinars

 

September 2016 – The ACA’s Newest Nondiscrimination Rules and How They Ap… Continue Reading →

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August 2016 – The EEOC’s New Wellness Regulations: Another Layer of Confusion
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INDUSTRY NEWS



The ACA and the Individual Shared Responsibility Requirement, Including an Update on Proposed Regulations Issued on July 8, 2016

 

General Information

The individual responsibility requirement (also know… Continue Reading →


Elliot Dinkin quoted in Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) on Microsoft/LinkedIn Acquisition

Microsoft’s agreement to buy LinkedIn may help the software developer boost its HR … Continue Reading →


ACA Advisor – FAQ’s about the Patient-Centered Outcomes/Comparative Effectiveness (PCORI) Fee

 

Q1: What plans does the PCORI fee apply to?

A1: All plans that provide m… Continue Reading →