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Solving the Prescription Puzzle
Determining how an employer develops the most effective formulary, while protecting the financial...
DOL Form 5500’s Time-Intensive and Expensive Reporting Requirements Painful for Small Employers
Proposed regulations for revising and greatly expanding the Department of Labor (DOL) Form 5500...
How Paid Parental Leave is Changing the Benefits Landscape
When you hear the term “paid parental leave”, what do you think of? Here in the U.S.,...
Making Sense of Form 1095 Minimum Essential Coverage Reporting
In a few weeks, a second season of shared responsibility reporting will begin. For some of you,...
Identify and Evaluate the Impact of Your Wellness Program
Measuring program value, or return on investment, is critical and imperative in managing a healthy...
Regulations Regarding Short-Term Limited-Duration Insurance, Excepted Benefits, and Lifetime/Annual Limits
Recently, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Department of Labor (DOL), and Department of Health...
Ask the Experts: Working from Home During Bad Weather
Question: Are we required to allow employees (either exempt or nonexempt) to work from home if...
Wellness Wearables: Novelty or an Impact to the Health Care Industry?
It’s no secret in the wellness industry today that wellness wearables are in high demand as...
Ask the Experts: Dealing With FSA Carryover Funds
Question: If an employee has a small health flexible spending account (FSA) balance with a...
Do’s and Don’ts to Keep Your Company Holiday Party Merry and Bright
Tis the season for company holiday parties. The time of year when employees gather to mix and...
New Law Allows Small Employers to Pay Premiums for Individual Policies
This week, the U.S. Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act which includes a provision allowing...
The New HSA Under Trump’s Proposed Health Plan
With the election of a new President, health care plans and the fate of the Affordable Care Act are...