October 2018 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

HRA Expansion – New Regulations to Expand HRA Use

The Departments (IRS, DOL, and HHS) have jointly proposed regulations in response to President Trump’s executive order directing the agencies to consider regulations or guidance that would expand the availability and permitted use of HRAs (Health Reimbursement Arrangements), allowing HRAs to to be used in conjunction with nongroup coverage.  Most experts see this as a […]

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NY Sexual Harassment Prevention Laws

Effective on October 9, 2018, New York State and New York City legislators passed a number of new initiatives for sexual harassment prevention laws in response to the #MeToo Movement and increased allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace. The new laws require various provisions for employee communications, training and several dates for compliance. Overlap […]

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AssuredPartners Webinar | What’s Happening in Washington? Current Employee Benefits Issues at the Federal Level – HRCI & SHRM Pre-Approved

Please join AssuredPartners and our guest presenters, Scott Sinder, Esq., and Kate Jensen, Esq., from the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC, as we look at the recent employee benefit issues being tackled by the Federal Government. This HRCI* and SHRM** pre-approved, complimentary, one-hour webinar will cover association health plans […]

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3rd Quarter Compliance Newsletter

In this quarter’s Compliance Newsletter: Medicare Part D Notices Summary Annual Reports Due ACA Reporting Affordable Health Plans in 2019 & 2019 Affordability Percentage Exchange Model Notice New Model FMLA Forms Health FSA Carryovers Employers Not Required to Provide Specific Requested Reasonable Accommodations MLR Rebates Federal Court Approves $115 Million Settlement Save American Workers Act […]

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