Employer Payment Plans
The regulatory agencies have recently issued guidance that may affect employers that have been reimbursing premiums for individual health coverage or Medicare Part B, Part D or Medigap premiums for active employees.
Employer Payment Plans
The regulatory agencies have recently issued guidance that may affect employers that have been reimbursing premiums for individual health coverage or Medicare Part B, Part D or Medigap premiums for active employees.
Think Globally, Learn Mobile-ly
Most companies have some form of employee training program, but those that are progressive are embracing the mobile or e-learning platform. The benefits of this type of learning are twofold: It can be done anywhere and at any time, and the learner doesn’t have to be removed from what he or she is learning about.
Highlights of Employer and Insurer Reporting Requirements
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) provides that individuals who do not have minimum essential (basic medical) coverage will owe a penalty unless they qualify for an exemption.
If it’s On-site, It’s Alright
During this period of health care reform, most employers are looking at ways to control health care costs while still maintaining a healthy workforce and providing excellent medical services to their employees. One of the ways to accomplish this goal is by having an on-site clinic or one that’s nearby.
Getting the Most out of Your Vision Benefit
Thursday, March 5, 2015 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
Employer FAQs: Responding to the Anthem Breach
The first massive data breach of 2015 hit one of the country's largest insurance issuers, Anthem, Inc., including Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and other related entities (Anthem).
Consider a Wellness Coach
Biometric testing has become the latest rage in wellness programs. If you're unfamiliar with this, biometric testing (sometimes called biometric screening) involves measuring employees' blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, and similar measurements of employees' health status.
Trust, but Verify
Employers receive plenty of resumes throughout the year and many seem too good to be true. Whether the candidate's past employment, education, or references seem out of line, the worst an employer can do is neglect to follow-up and verify the accuracy.
UBA Compliance Recap January 2015
IRS Releases Information and Forms for Satisfying the Individual Mandate and Claiming 2014 Premium Tax Credits
Changes Affecting Employers and Group Health Plans — 2015 and Beyond