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Exchange Notice Requirement for Employers

Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, individuals and small businesses have access to insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) Health Insurance Exchanges, which are also known as Marketplaces. The […]
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Annual CHIP Notice for Health Plans

The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) permits states to offer eligible low-income children and their families a premium assistance subsidy to help pay for employer-sponsored […]
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PREPARING FOR AN UNPRECEDENTED OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD

Open Enrollment during the COVID-19 pandemic will be unlike any other in recent memory. Many organizations are still trying to recover from extended closures and maintain safe working environments, […]
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Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to the ACA After Election Day

The Supreme Court recently announced that it will hear arguments challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Nov. 10, 2020—after Election Day. A verdict on the […]
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2021 Open Enrollment 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 […]
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PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER ON PANDEMIC RELIEF

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order and three memorandums to address pandemic relief in response to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. After negotiations for […]
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MJ Insurance Appoints Seasoned Expert to Benefits Consulting Team

PHOENIX – (Aug. 10, 2020) – MJ Insurance, a leading insurance agency for more than 50 years, is expanding its Benefits Consulting department with the addition of employee benefits […]
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10 TIPS FOR MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR WELLNESS PLAN WHILE WORKING FROM HOME

The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything about how we work, including how we support employees while working from home. Facing a wide range of challenging environments such as caring […]
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Compliance Bulletin: HHS Final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2021

On May 7, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) filed its final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2021. This final rule describes benefit and […]
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COMPLIANCE BULLETIN: HSA/HDHP LIMITS INCREASE FOR 2021

On May 20, 2020, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2020-32 to provide the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2021. The […]
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