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Workplace Wellness Programs – ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA

Posted at 04:14h in ERISA, department of labor, HIPAA, COBRA .

A workplace wellness program may be subject to a number of different federal laws, depending on how the program is structured. An employer’s wellness program that provides medical care (for...

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September Benefits Buzz

Posted at 10:15h in ACA, Benefits Buzz, benefits, HR, human resources .
2018 ACA Reporting Draft Forms Now Available

The IRS released draft 2018 forms for Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056.

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September HR Brief

Posted at 06:49h in Benefits Scoop, HR Highlights, 2018, trump, HR .
CTE Programs Earn $1.2 Billion in Federal Funding

Career and technical education (CTE) programs earned a huge win in July when President Donald Trump re-enabled a major source of their funding.

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Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before October 15, 2018

Posted at 09:06h in DOL, department of labor, CMS .

Each year, Medicare Part D requires group health plan sponsors to disclose to individuals who are eligible for Medicare Part D and to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) whether...

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Just How Important Are Health And Wellness Programs?

Posted at 12:41h in Wellness, 2018, healthcare, benefits, HR, human resources .

Many companies have a Health and Wellness program as a cornerstone of their strategy to lower net healthcare costs and increase employee health and productivity. They believe, understandably, that...

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