Podcast: Tom Talks- July 2019 New HRA Models
Join us as Tom educates us about the new types of Heath Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) that will take effect on January 1, 2020.
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, […]
Student Loan Repayment Assistance Taking Center Stage
On Monday, June 24, 2019, Sen. Bernie Sanders—an independent senator from Vermont and 2020 Democratic presidential contender—proposed a plan that would cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans. Sanders’ proposed plan would be funded with a tax on Wall Street transactions, resulting in a fund of about $2.2 trillion over 10 […]
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. […]
Enhance Your Open Enrollment with Better Benefits Education
Open enrollment is the time each year when employers permit new employees to enroll, renew, and make changes to their employee benefit elections. Employers can assist employees during open enrollment by distributing materials that explain new options and changes to existing benefits. Unfortunately, many employers struggle to find the resources […]