Wisdom Workplace Webinar: Today's Lessons, Tomorrow's Workplace - Understanding the Future of Benefits

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, May 19, 2021 @ 10:05 AM

Thursday, June 3, 2021
3:00 p.m. Eastern time

This insightful webinar from The Hartford is an outstanding opportunity to stay on top of the benefit and workplace trends emerging from the pandemic. As a leading provider in Absence, Life, Disability, and Supplemental Health Insurance solutions,

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Learning Events, COVID-19

Wisdom Workplace Webinar: Employee Wellness in 2021

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, May 11, 2021 @ 09:05 AM

Thursday, May 13, 2021
3:00 p.m. Eastern time

2020 has left us with a multitude of changes to the workforce that were unexpected and have resulted in employees experiencing increased health and safety concerns. Overall employee wellness and formal wellness programs are more important than ever as we continue to live during a pandemic and plan for our future.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Learning Events

Webinar: Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, May 3, 2021 @ 09:05 AM

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

2:00 p.m. Eastern

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) was amended by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. The MHPAEA generally applies to group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide coverage for either mental health or substance use disorder (MH/SUD) benefits as well as medical/surgical benefits.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits, Learning Events

Webinar: Statutory Disability and Paid Family and Medical Leave: Its History and Future

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Apr 9, 2021 @ 11:04 AM

Thursday, April 22, 2021
3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT

Join UBA's Strategic Alliance, Symetra, for a discussion of the history of statutory disability and paid family leave, as well as a thorough overview of all paid family and medical leave legislation.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Learning Events

Webinar: Group Health Plan Considerations for MEWAs and PEOs

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Mar 24, 2021 @ 10:03 AM

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
2:00 p.m. Eastern

Whether an employer is participating in a multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) and to what extent state laws will apply to the arrangement is often a source of confusion for employers. Employers often work with professional employer organizations (PEOs) without understanding the effect it can have on group health plan compliance.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits, Learning Events

Webinar: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 Group Health Plan Considerations and COVID-19 Vaccine Wellness Programs

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Feb 26, 2021 @ 11:02 AM

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
2:00 p.m. Eastern

On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Appropriations Act) was enacted. The Appropriations Act contains various provisions affecting group health plans including health FSA and DCAP relief, mental health and substance use disorder parity, and the No Surprises Act.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits, Learning Events, COVID-19

Webinar: Complying with the Final Rules on Transparency in Group Health Plan Coverage

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jan 25, 2021 @ 09:01 AM

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

On October 29, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of Labor (DOL), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), released final rules on coverage transparency for group health plans that will begin to take effect on January 1, 2022.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits, Learning Events

Webinar: COVID-19 Compliance Considerations for Group Health Plans in 2021

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jan 1, 2021 @ 11:01 AM

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has issued legislation affecting group health plan requirements and the Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have issued guidance on requirements for group health plans as well as permissive changes group health plans may implement.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits, Learning Events

Webinar: What Employers Need to Know About IRS Reporting in 2021

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Nov 25, 2020 @ 10:11 AM

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's reporting requirements are rapidly approaching for employers with group health plans or with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employees. This webinar will provide an overview of the reporting process, changes for 2021 reporting, what we learned from earlier rounds of reporting, and how employers should be tracking employees.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits, Learning Events

Webinar: Group Health Plan Tasks Employers Should Complete by Plan Year-End and Open Enrollment Considerations

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Oct 22, 2020 @ 11:10 AM

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

Join us this month for an overview of the essential group health plan tasks that should be completed by the end of the plan year and considerations for running a compliant open enrollment period.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Learning Events