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SSG Insights | Week of September 3rd
5 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefits Costs in 2022 For the past...
Does Enrolling in Medicare Trigger an Offer of COBRA?
Enrolling in Medicare does not cause COBRA to start. Under the federal rules, COBRA must...
Six Employer Questions to Answer Before Imposing a Surcharge on Unvaccinated Workers
Many employers are struggling to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates among their workforce,...
5 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefits Costs in 2022
For the past two decades, health costs have increased each year. This happens for a variety of...
4 Lessons Learned From Open Enrollment During the Pandemic
The pandemic presented many learning opportunities for organizations as they pivoted and learned...
SSG Insights | Week of August 27th
COBRA Subsidy Expiration Notice Due by Sept. 15 (Sooner for Some) The...
How to Use Early Open Enrollment for Employee Retention
Amid the economic panic last year, workers were unwilling to sacrifice job security for a new work...
Departments Defer Transparency and Disclosure Rule Enforcement, Provide FAQ Guidance
On August 20, 2021, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury...
COBRA Subsidy Expiration Notice Due by Sept. 15 (Sooner for Some)
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides COBRA premium assistance to eligible individuals and...
Proposed Rule Would Expand IRS Electronic Filing Requirement
On July 23, 2021, the IRS published a proposed rule that would expand the requirement to file...
Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Fully Approved by FDA
On Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave full approval to the...
Brainstorm Techniques to Elevate Team Creativity
“How should we fix this problem?” is a question that has been asked time and again in...