Benefits Blog


What Employers need to Know about Health Coverage in Mergers and Acquisitions

This webinar will help employers understand their responsibilities when planning a merger or acquisition.

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DOL’s Annually Adjusted Federal Penalties

On January 23, 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2019 which is the DOL's annual adjustment of federal civil monetary penalties.

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What Employers Need to Know about HIPAA and HITECH

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, its administrative simplification regulations, and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act provide administrative, privacy, and security standards for health plans and their business associates. This webinar will help plan sponsors understand their responsibilities under HIPAA and HITECH.

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Seeds of Change

While many people are trying to include more fruits and veggies in their diets, most of us could probably do better — in fact, most of us should probably eat twice what we’re currently eating.

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Proposed 2020 Benefit Payment and Parameters Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule for benefit payment and parameters for 2020. CMS also released its draft 2020 actuarial value calculator and draft 2020 actuarial value calculator methodology.

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Advance Informational Copies of 2018 Form 5500 Annual Return/Report

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released advance informational copies of the 2018 Form 5500 annual return/report and related instructions.

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