Benefits Bulletin is a quarterly newsletter that covers hot benefit topics in depth. This issue includes information about pay or play enforcement, 2019 benefit plan limits, repeal and replace efforts, and adjusted PCORI fee amounts. Note: This document has been updated to reflect the Dec. 14 federal court ruling in the Texas v. United States lawsuit.
This month's HR Brief reviews 2019 plan limits and considers how to attract Gen Z talent.
This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the 2016 pay or play enforcement and provides an overview of the health flexible spending account contribution limit increase for 2019.
Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically updated for inflation, such as HSAs, health FSAs and transportation fringe benefit plans. This Compliance Overview includes a chart of the inflation-adjusted limits for 2019.
Effective Jan. 1, 2020, Washington employees will be eligible for paid family and medical leave benefits. Payroll deductions to fund the paid family and medical leave program will begin Jan. 1, 2019. Employer reporting will also begin in 2019. This Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the law's benefits and requirements.
Three states (Massachusetts, New York and Washington) and the District of Columbia have enacted paid family and medical leave laws. This Compliance Overview summarizes these statewide family and medical leave laws, including key compliance requirements for employers.
On Dec. 14, 2018, a federal judge ruled in Texas v. United States that the entire ACA is invalid due to the elimination of the individual mandate penalty in 2019. The decision was not stayed, but the White House announced that the ACA will remain in place pending appeal. This ACA Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the court's ruling and its impact on the current state of the ACA.
This month’s HR Brief offers tips for preventing the flu in the workplace, discusses workplace accountability regarding sexual harassment and includes ways to stay safe on the roads during the holidays.
This month’s Benefits Buzz provides an overview of the proposed rule that would expand health reimbursement arrangement options, gives a reminder to provide a summary of benefits and coverage this open enrollment and discusses the Trump administration's efforts to promote transparency in drug pricing.
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