April 07, 2021 Set out below are Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of certain provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), as it applies to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, commonly called COBRA. These FAQs have been prepared by the Department of Labor (DOL). Like previously issued FAQs … Continued
If you search Merriam-Webster for the meaning of “leader,” you will find some interesting definitions: Something that leads: such as something that ranks first A person who leads: such as a person who has commanding authority or influence Now, think of those in leadership in your life. Do they line up with these definitions of … Continued
Jason will serve as Executive Vice President and Co-owner joining Beckie Beck and Booker Moore on their leadership team. Most recently, Jason was with Trustmark Health Benefits (formerly CoreSource) from 2003-2020 and served as Regional Vice President of Sales for the Northeast. Previously, Jason held other business development positions with Highmark Life & Casualty, Hartford … Continued
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Question: Our company received a survey from the U.S. Census Bureau asking about the health coverage we offer to employees, how much it costs, etc. Is this an official survey? Do we have to provide the information? Answer: It appears your company has been randomly selected for the federal government’s Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS). … Continued
We have entered Open Enrollment season and that means you and everyone in your office are probably reading through enrollment guides and trying to decipher it all. As you begin your research into which plan to choose or even how much to contribute to your Health Savings Account (HSA), consider evaluating how you used your … Continued
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jon Prince (435) 865-4110 DataSmart Solutions Announces Sister Company Helena, MT (September 12, 2018) – Benefit consultants throughout the U.S. healthcare industry have long awaited a product with the simplicity of an all-in-one solution and the excellence of a platform composed of leading service providers. DataSmart Solutions (DSS), an acclaimed … Continued
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Few people are prepared to handle the financial burden of long-term health care. In fact, many people have a false sense of security when it comes to long-term care. Let’s separate fact from fiction: “Medicare and my Medicare supplement policy will cover it.” FACTS: Medicare and “Medigap” insurance was never intended to pay for ongoing, … Continued
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced yesterday that it will require employers with 100 or more employees to include compensation data in their annual EEO-1 reports. Employers will be required to provide this information regardless of whether they are federal contractors, as long as they meet the 100-employee threshold. The EEO-1 reporting deadline for 2016 – which … Continued