2020 Open Enrollment Checklist

To prepare for open enrollment, group health plan sponsors should be aware of…


Open Enrollment 2020 – Benefit Notices

Highlights Open Enrollment Notices Employers should provide certain benefit…


PCORI Fee Is Due by July 31 for Self-Insured Health Plans

Annual fees for the federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute…


EXECUTIVE ORDER ON HEALTH COSTS TO AFFECT EMPLOYER HEALTH PLANS

HIGHLIGHTS The executive order is aimed at improving price and quality…


DOL Offers Wage and Hour Compliance Tips in Three Opinion Letters

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released three new opinion letters…


Summary Annual Report

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


Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Rules

Highlights MLR Standards Issuers in the large group market must spend at…


Top 10 COBRA Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Highlights Practical Tips COBRA applies to employers that had 20 or more…


Working from home for medical reasons poses challenges for employers

According to SHRM, there has been an 11 percent increase in remote work since…


3 summer workplace legal issues and how to handle them

With summer right around the corner, employers need to brush up on seasonal…