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November 23, 2021
vaccine

Dealing with COVID Vaccination Status Friction Points with Employees

The controversy over COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the workplace continues growing and human resources are sounding the alarm on how employers should approach the matter. While […]
November 16, 2021
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Helping Your Employees Find the Right Plan for Them

Studies have found that nine out of 10 employees opt for the same benefits every year and that around a third of workers don’t fully understand […]
November 9, 2021

Draft Would Help Policyholders Meet Drug Deductibles, Copays

A model measure would require health plans to include financial assistance that policyholders receive, as well as drug rebates, towards their pharmaceutical deductibles, copays and coinsurance. […]
November 3, 2021
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COVID-19 Home Test Kits Reimbursable under FSAs, HSAs

Under new guidance issued by the IRS, at-home COVID-19 testing kits will be considered a reimbursable medical expense under the three main health care savings vehicles […]
October 26, 2021
employee benefits

Pandemic Spurs Supplemental Benefits Uptake Among Workers

A new study has found that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic nearly half of U.S. workers added one new supplemental health-related benefit on top of […]
October 19, 2021
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Large Employers Must File ACA Forms, Not the Insurers

One mistake more and more employers are making is failing to file the required Affordable Care Act tax-related forms with the IRS. If you are what’s […]
October 13, 2021

New Issues for 2022 Group Plan Open Enrollment

Employers are entering the second year of open enrollment taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is still having an outsized impact on the process and […]
October 5, 2021
healthcare

Group Plan Affordability Level Set for 2022

The IRS has announced the new affordability requirement test percentage that group health plans must comply with to conform to the Affordable Care Act. Starting in […]
September 28, 2021
substance abuse

Coverage for Virtual Substance Abuse Treatment Grows

Thousands of American families have been affected by the tragedy of someone with a substance abuse problem. For many, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, finding available […]