2019: A Look Forward

A number of significant changes to group health plans have been made since the…


DOL reverses course on ‘80/20’ limitations for tipped employees

Recently, the Department of Labor (DOL) released four new opinion letters,…


Patient Protections

Highlights Choice of Primary Care Provider Plans or issuers that require…


Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act

Highlights Coverage Requirements Group health plans and issuers that provide…


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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – Wellness Program Rules

Highlights Incentive Limits Wellness programs that involve medical exams or…


ACA Overview: Overview of Grandfathered Plans

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains many provisions that affect…


Workplace Wellness Programs— HIPAA Nondiscrimination Rules

Workplace wellness programs often incorporate rewards to promote healthy…


IRS updates required tax notice to address plan loan offsets

In September, the IRS updated their required model notice. This model notice is…


Severance plans: How savvy employers can stay ERISA compliant

Are you staying compliant with ERISA regulations? Read this blog post to find…


Benefits Insights: Summary Annual Report

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) requires plan…