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2019 Health Plan Compliance Deadlines

Employers must comply with numerous reporting and disclosure requirements throughout the year in connection with their group health plans. This Compliance Overview explains key 2019 compliance deadlines for employer-sponsored […]
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MJ Insurance Expands Indianapolis Team with New Client Executive

INDIANAPOLIS – (Jan. 23, 2019) – MJ Insurance, one of the largest privately held insurance agencies in America with more than 50 years of success continues to grow with […]
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Compliance Bulletin: 2019 Minimum Wage Rates

OVERVIEW The current federal minimum wage rate is $7.25 per hour. However, many states have adopted minimum wage rates higher than the federal rate. When the state rate and […]
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Spending Wellness Dollars Wisely

We recently shared that for every dollar spent on wellness, companies saved an average of $3.27 in healthcare costs. Of course, to see a return, you have to spend […]
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ACA Compliance Bulletin

OVERVIEW On Dec. 14, 2018, a federal judge ruled in Texas v. United States that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is invalid due to the elimination of the […]
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Compliance Update: Legalized Marijuana and Employment

While all marijuana use remains illegal under federal law, most states have enacted laws that allow certain uses of marijuana or a marijuana derivative. None of these laws place […]
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Designing an Effective Wellness Program

Workplace wellness statistics show that in as little as six weeks employee health risks can be dramatically improved. In addition, among  22 different studies that looked at wellness programs and healthcare […]
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REPUBLICANS END ATTEMPTS TO REPEAL AND REPLACE ACA

OVERVIEW Following the midterm elections, Republicans in the U.S. Senate have indicated that they will no longer attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The midterms […]
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Voters Identify Healthcare as America’s Top Voting Issue

Election day is now behind us and it was one for the books. Voters came out in record numbers for the 2018 midterms and changed the landscape of the […]
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IRS Releases New PCOR Fee

Monday, the IRS released Notice 2018-85 which adjusted the applicable amount for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Fees to $2.45 for policy/plan years ending on or after October 1, […]
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