The 2021 open enrollment season has brought a unique set of challenges.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a national health crisis, triggered a global economic downturn and created an environment in which thousands of benefits...Read More
Economic pressures from COVID-19 have made managing benefits costs a greater challenge than ever before. Fortunately, there's a lot employers can do to help their organizations build resistance to cost increases.
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Robust health savings are more important than ever, but most employees aren’t meeting basic benchmarks. Employers can – and should consider – playing a role in correcting this.
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The following is general information provided to assist employers and plan sponsors with their potential COBRA obligations. This is not legal, tax or financial advice. As always, we strongly encourage employers and plan...Read More
Employers offering section 125 cafeteria plans have the option of extending new relief to plan participants following recent guidance from the IRS and the Department of the Treasury.
The guidance, released May 12, 2020, was...Read More
Memorial Day weekend just kicked off the unofficial start of summer, and we’re thrilled to start spending more time outside.
More sun exposure means a greater health risk for the skin, however. For this year’s National...Read More
The federal government is giving employee benefit plan sponsors, plan administrators, and participants more time to meet certain benefit plan deadlines.
On April 28, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced relief related...Read More
Your health savings account (HSA) packs more punch than ever.
The IRS announced higher HSA limits for the 2021 tax year, which means opportunity to save even more.Read More
Hidden inside the 800+ pages of the recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) is language that can help millions of individuals experiencing menstruation across the U.S.
Menstrual products —...Read More
The recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) signed into law includes a key provision that can benefit everyone with a health savings account (HSA) or other health accounts.*
Those with an...Read More