2019 Open Enrollment Compliance Checklist
To prepare for open enrollment, group health plan sponsors should be aware of the legal changes affecting the design and administration of their plans for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2019. Employers should review their plan documents to confirm that they include these required changes. In addition, […]
Is it Time to Reconsider your Domestic Partner Benefits Policy?
Many employers provide health insurance coverage to the domestic partners of their employees. Domestic partner benefits generally include medical and dental insurance, but they may also include disability and life insurance, family and bereavement leave, education and tuition assistance, relocation and travel expenses, and inclusion of partners in company events. […]
What Happens if an Employee Misses Open Enrollment?
Open enrollment can be an extremely stressful and overwhelming time for both you and your employees. It is typically the only time during the year in which employees can make changes to their benefits choices, such as adding or dropping coverage, adding or dropping dependents, or enrolling in benefits for […]
Maximizing Open Enrollment for Employees
Open enrollment can be an overwhelming time for both employers and employees. Employees are given the opportunity to re-evaluate their current benefits and make changes for the coming year, while employers must choose a benefits package that balances cost and value and facilitate the enrollment process. Due to a variety […]
A Guide to Employee Terminations
As the end of the school year approaches, many benefit administrators are thinking about the upcoming TRS Medical and supplemental benefits enrollment this summer. Before you can devote yourself to the new year, you still need to do a little clean up on your benefits from the previous year. It […]