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Workplace Wellness Programs – ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA

Posted at 04:13h in department of labor, ERISA, 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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Which Federal Employment Laws Apply To My Company?

Posted at 03:14h in Compliance .

Employers must comply with a variety of federal employment laws that each have their own set of rules. The federal employment laws that apply to your company depend on your industry and your size...

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DOL Releases Association Health Plan (AHP) Final Regulations

Posted at 11:09h in healthcare, DOL, department of labor .
On June 19, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) released final regulations under 29 CFR Section 2510.3-5 that offers new options for associations to sponsor health plans for their members. These...
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Arizona earned paid sick time - Reminder

Posted at 09:03h in fair labor standard act, Compliance .

The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act (Act) requires employers in Arizona to provide employees with earned paid sick time, and was effective July 1, 2017.

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Employers: Don't Forget to Pay PCORI Fees

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Affected Employers Must File IRS Form 720

Employers that sponsor certain self-insured health plans—including some health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) and health flexible spending arrangements...

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IRS Releases HSA Contribution & Coverage Limits for 2019

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May 10, 2018 
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IRS Modifies the HSA Contribution Limit for 2018 Back to $6,900

Posted at 09:58h in HR, human resources, 2018, Compliance .

April 16, 2018

In Revenue Procedure 2018-27, the Treasury Department and the IRS have determined that it is in the best interest of sound and efficient tax administration to allow taxpayers to...
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IRS Q&A: Information Reporting by Employers on Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C

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The IRS released new Q&A's. These Q&A's provide additional information about completing Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C for calendar year 2017 that are to be filed in 2018.

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DOL Announces New Standard For Unpaid Interns

Posted at 08:24h in DOL, FLSA, intern, student, Compliance, fair labor standard act, department of labor, 2018 .

On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it would adopt a new standard for determining whether interns and students are "employees" who must be paying under the Fair...

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MEDICARE PART D DISCLOSURE TO CMS DUE MARCH 1, 2018 FOR CALENDAR YEAR PLANS

Posted at 08:15h in 2018, Compliance, health care, medicare modernization act, online disclosure form, CMS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, coverage, prescription drug .
ONLINE FORM FOR EMPLOYERS OFFERING PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE TO MEDICARE PART D-ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS

The Medicare Modernization Act requires employers that provide prescription drug coverage to...

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