August 2018 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

Employers Not Required to Provide Specific Requested Reasonable Accommodations

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as state and local laws, requires that employers provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. Employees are able to request specific reasonable accommodations, but employers are not required to provide all requests as they may choose among these reasonable accommodations or provide alternatives (as long as the […]

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Updated/Current Healthcare Reform Timeline

Healthcare Reform Timeline – Perpetual timeline of all healthcare reform updates from 2010 to 2020 (and 2022 – when the Cadillac Tax is scheduled to “begin”).                     HC_Reform_Employers_V19e_05-14-2018 If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your Account Manager or Sales Executive. For more information, […]

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House Passes Enhanced HSA Bills

​​​​​​​Breaking news from Washington, D.C. confirms the House of Representatives adopted two health care bills in late July 2018. In general, if these bills are passed they would allow for more flexibility in the definition of a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) and how healthcare consumers can spend their savings for medical related requirements. The […]

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SHRM Pre-Approved Webinar | Voluntary Benefits: Best Practices for Communication and Enrollment

What are employers doing to stay on the cutting edge to ensure that employees fully leverage their benefits offering? There are several tools to achieve this while making the process proactive and engaging. We will review industry standards from employee polls regarding open enrollment processes to make sure the information is simple and clear as […]

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