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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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Compliance Alert: Supreme Court Ruling – Contraceptive Exemption

Issue Date: July 9, 2020 After several years of debate, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the HHS final rules allowing for an exemption for employers with a […]
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COMPLIANCE BULLETIN: EEOC UPDATES EMPLOYER GUIDANCE ON CORONAVIRUS AND THE ADA

On June 17, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an additional answer to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about how employers should comply with the Americans with Disabilities […]
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Compliance Alert: Updated PCORI Fees Released

In Notice 2020-44, the IRS provided the adjusted PCORI fees for plan years ending in October 2019 through September 2020. The guidance does not provide for an extension of […]
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