The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Section 1557 provides that individuals shall not be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any health program or activity which receives federal financial assistance from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.Read More
May was a busy month in the employee benefits world.Read More
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee initially applied from 2012 to 2019. However, in December 2019, the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 extended the fee to 2029.Read More
On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States issued an emergency declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act in response to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.Read More
A health flexible spending account (health FSA) is a pre-tax account used to pay for out-of-pocket medical care costs for a participant as well as a participant’s spouse and eligible dependents.Read More
Thursday, May 28, 2020
3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT
Some businesses are eager to reopen and resume operations. But first, employers must create a plan to bring back employees without jeopardizing their safety. In this webinar, we will provide suggested best practices and share guidance from the CDC so you can create safe workplaces for your employees.
April was a busy month in the employee benefits world.Read More
On March 13, 2020, President Trump issued the Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak and by a separate writing made a determination, under Section 501(b) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, that a national emergency exists beginning March 1, 2020, as the result of the COVID-19 outbreak.Read More
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
This webinar will help employers understand the various notice and disclosure requirements for group health plans.
This webinar will:Read More
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released IRS Form 7200 along with completion Instructions. Form 7200 may be used by an employer to request an advance payment of tax credits for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’s (CARES Act) employee retention tax credit (ERTC) provisions.Read More