October was a relatively quiet month in the employee benefits world.Read More
Employers are now offering a wide variety of family-friendly benefits in an attempt to attract top talent. Due in part to an increasingly competitive job market, more inclusive options are becoming a necessary trend.Read More
Topics: Employee Benefits
Beginning in 2015, to comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) “large” employers must offer their full-time employees health coverage, or pay one of two employer-shared responsibility/ play or pay penalties.Read More
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
This webinar will discuss tasks that employers should complete by the end of the plan year:Read More
After you see a doctor and receive your insurance statement, also called an Explanation of Benefits (EOB), trying to decipher the money you spent, the money you are due, and the money you owe can be very confusing.Read More
Every month, Schwartz Insurance Group selects a peer-nominated associate to receive a Core Value Award. The winner is chosen because they "lived" one of our agency's core values - typically an event or accomplishment above and beyond the call of duty in serving our customers. This month, Jenna Corwin has "lived" our core value of "Consider it Done."
Here's her story:Read More
As pointed out in an Employee Benefit News article, critical illness insurance has been around for three decades, but it’s still growing and evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of employees.Read More
On September 30, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published its proposed rules to clarify how the employer shared responsibility provisions and Section 105(h) nondiscrimination rules apply to health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) and other account-based group health plans that are integrated with individual health insurance coverage or Medicare.Read More
The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the “Departments”) released final FAQs About Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Implementation and the 21st Century Cures Act Part 39.Read More
September was a busy month in the employee benefits world.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Eugene Scalia as the new Secretary of the Department of Labor (DOL).Read More