Entries by United Benefit Advisors

What Employers Need to Know about HIPAA and HITECH

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, its administrative simplification regulations, and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act provide administrative, privacy, and security standards for health plans ...

Proposed 2020 Benefit Payment and Parameters Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule for benefit payment and parameters for 2020. CMS also released its draft 2020 actuarial value calculator and draft 2020 actuarial value calculator methodology.

Advance Informational Copies of 2018 Form 5500 Annual Return/Report

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released advance informational copies of the 2018 Form 5500 annual return/report and related instructions.

4 Ways to Help Employees Keep Their Resolution

As we ring in 2019, there are plenty of resolutions being made and likely already broken. Inc. Magazine’s list of the ten most common resolutions doesn't contain too many surprises.

Gen Z is Coming. Is Your Workplace Ready?

While it may feel like businesses are still reeling from adapting to the working millennial, the next generation is already knocking on the HR door. The Society for Human Resource Management went straight to a 16-year old source to see what is on the w...

What Employers Need to Know about the Medicare Secondary Payer Rules and the CMS Data Match Program

This webinar will help employers understand their responsibilities under the MSP provisions and best practices when completing the CMS Data Match report.

IRS Releases Indexed PCORI Fee

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a fee on insurers of certain fully insured plans and plan sponsors of certain self-funded plans to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The PCORI fee is due by ...

Some Companies Going Above and Beyond to Support Mothers and Fathers

Many companies are opting to create innovative and forward-thinking ways to support working parents and, in some cases, companies are blazing the trail ahead of state or federal legislation. There's no mandated federal parental-leave policy to follow, ...

Treasury, DOL, and HHS Release Two Final Rules on Contraceptive Coverage Exemptions

The Department of the Treasury (Treasury), Department of Labor (DOL), and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (collectively, Departments) released two final rules on contraceptive coverage exemptions.

IRS Issues Specifications for Employer-Provided Substitute ACA Forms

The IRS has issued specifications for Employer-provided substitute ACA forms.

IRS Issues Specifications for Employer-Provided Substitute ACA Forms

The IRS has issued specifications for Employer-provided substitute ACA forms.