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Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notice & Reporting Requirements

As we approach the Medicare annual open enrollment period, this is a reminder that employers sponsoring group health plans that offer prescription drug coverage must notify eligible individuals about […]
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FOUR TIPS TO MAKE COMMUNICATIONS YOUR OPEN ENROLLMENT SUPERPOWER

Open enrollment marks the one time of the year when employers have a captive audience ready to learn about benefits. To increase engagement and understanding, it’s critical to deploy creative […]
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Domestic Partner Benefits

While opposite-sex and same-sex marriages are permitted nationwide, today’s workforce presents a wide variety of relationship arrangements for which a domestic partner benefit offering provides more flexibility. In addition, […]
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2023 Economic Outlook Recap: Preparing for the Uncertain

Uncertainty is formidable, unreliable, and even more so, unpredictable. The global economic outlook is clouded with uncertainty. Demand volatility brought about by the pandemic and skyrocketing consumer prices cause […]
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ACA PAY OR PLAY PENALTIES WILL INCREASE FOR 2023

On Aug. 16, 2022, the IRS updated its frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the employer shared responsibility (pay or play) rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to include […]
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FIVE TIPS TO CREATING A CULTURE OF WELLBEING AT WORK

Companies with a strong culture of wellbeing know that it’s about more than offering fruit in the breakroom, an onsite fitness center or a telehealth app. An authentic culture […]
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Senate Passes the Inflation Reduction Act

The U.S. Senate recently passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes provisions aimed at addressing climate change, reducing the high costs of prescription drugs and lowering the deficit by […]
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JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT SEMINAR

The global economic outlook is still clouded with uncertainty. As you prepare for the unknowns and potential challenges ahead, we invite you to join us for a half-day seminar […]
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SUPREME COURT DECISION: ABORTION RIGHTS

Issue Date: June 27, 2022 The Supreme Court released its decision regarding abortion rights on June 24, essentially reversing the previous Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey […]
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Employers See Increasing Numbers of Lawsuits Over Deficient COBRA Notices

Employers are seeing an increase in lawsuits from former employees alleging deficient Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) election notices, with statutory penalties of up $110 per person per […]
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