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June 24, 2022
Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health – What Does it Mean for Group Health Plans?
As anticipated based on the legal brief leaked in April, the Supreme Court, in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, overturned Roe v. Wade in a 6-3 decision…
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June 20, 2022
Transparency in Coverage Machine-Readable File Enforcement Begins July 1st, Who is Really Responsible?
As the deadline for enforcement of the Transparency in Coverage Final Rule’s requirement to post machine-readable files draws near, many employers still find…
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April 14, 2022
DOL Extensions of Time are Still In Force
While mask mandates have ended in all US states, it is easy to fall into old habits and start living in pre-pandemic ways. But, employers cannot do that just…
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March 22, 2022
TeleHealth Benefits Not Disqualifying Coverage for an HDHP through 2022
Groundhog Day or “Same story. Different day.” come to mind when considering the most recent legislative change contained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act…
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January 31, 2022
You May Want to Take One Last Look at Forms 1095-C Before Filing
If you are an applicable large employer and required to report offers of coverage on Form 1095-C and haven’t distributed or filed them yet, you may want to…
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January 12, 2022
At-Home COVID Test Coverage – Gift or Not?
The latest surge in the COVID-19 pandemic led President Biden to announce on December 2, 2021, that individuals who purchase at-home COVID-19 test kits would…
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December 29, 2021
OSHA Vaccine Mandate Is Back On … For Now
Happy Holidays!  We’re continuing to receive many questions about the OSHA Vaccination mandate.  While there has been a flurry of activity with the 6th Circuit…
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October 18, 2021
DOL Clarifies Application of COVID-19 Extensions of Time to COBRA Premium Payments
Previous guidance issued by the Departments regarding Extensions of Certain Timeframes for Employee Benefit Plans, Participants and Beneficiaries (“Emergency…
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September 16, 2021
Don’t Let Your Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices Get Lost in the Shuffle
It’s that time of year again! Fall is quickly approaching which means many employers with calendar year plans are making benefits decisions and planning open…
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September 13, 2021
Vaccination Surcharges and Possible Vaccination Mandates – What Employers Need to Know Right Now
As you can imagine, Delta Airlines’ announcement of a vaccination surcharge and President Biden’s hint that mandatory vaccination rules may be forthcoming are…
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September 8, 2021
Check Your Employee Health Plan Contributions – 2022 ACA Affordability Percentage is Lower
While many of us are celebrating the end of summer and excitedly watching family and friends send children off for another adventurous school year, the IRS…
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August 22, 2021
Summer Is Ending and So Are COBRA Premium Subsidies
As the end of summer and its lazy days draw near, it gives us the perfect opportunity to double-check our summer bucket lists and find opportunities to squeeze…
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