This month's Benefits Buzz examines the annual Kaiser health benefits survey and provides tips for enticing millennial workers with voluntary benefits.
This Compliance Overview includes a chart that summarizes key HSA features for 2020, including employee eligibility rules, annual contribution limits, distribution rules and potential tax benefits.
On Sep. 24, 2019, the DOL issued a new rule to increase the salary thresholds for the overtime “white collar” exemptions under the FLSA. This Compliance Bulletin provides the DOL's answers to frequently asked questions regarding this new rule.
On Sept. 4, 2019, the IRS issued Notice 2019-50 to index the applicable health insurance providers fee amount for 2020 under the ACA. Although employers are generally not responsible for paying this fee, insurers may pass the cost onto policyholders through premium increases. This ACA Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the health insurance providers fee.
This month's Benefits Bulletin is all about open enrollment. Learn about upcoming changes in 2020, benefits notice requirements and tips for maximizing enrollment for employees.
Wellness plans must be carefully structured to comply with federal laws. This Compliance Overview summarizes the requirements for wellness plans under HIPAA (as amended by the ACA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). It also includes a chart that compares key wellness plan requirements under these three laws.
This month's Benefits Buzz discusses the upcoming Medicare Part D notice disclosure deadline and explains that employers are planning to spend more on health care and wellness next year.
This month's HR Brief discusses how stay conversations can keep employees engaged and ways to help workers overcome the Sunday blues.
This Compliance Overview summarizes the requirements that plan sponsors must meet for providing creditable and non-creditable coverage disclosure notices to Medicare Part D eligible individuals and to CMS.
Employers that sponsor group health plans should provide certain benefit notices in connection with their plans’ open enrollment periods. This Compliance Overview includes a chart that summarizes the benefit notices that employers should provide in connection with their 2020 open enrollment periods.
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