Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know for 2018: Legislative Updates and Your General Compliance Calendar

January's Feature Video This webinar will: Briefly review new legislation and regulations that affect group health plans in 2018 Alert employers to the IRS employer shared responsibility ... More

Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know about IRS Reporting in 2018

December's Feature Video This webinar will: Review the 2017 final reporting forms and instructions Review the deadlines for employers to submit forms to the IRS and to employees Discuss ... More

Furnishing Deadline Delayed for 2017 ACA Reporting

On December 22, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2018-06 to: Extend the due date for furnishing forms under Sections 6055 and 6056 for 2017 for 30 days, from January 31, ... More

IRS Issues Pay or Play Enforcement Guidance and Penalty Assessments

On Nov. 2, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) updated its Questions and Answers (Q&As) on the employer shared responsibility rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to include information ... More

Benefit Plan Limits for 2018

Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically increased for inflation. The IRS recently announced cost-of-living adjustments to the annual dollar limits for various ... More

Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know When Going from Fully Insured to Self-Funded

November's Feature Video This webinar will: Describe the terms fully insured and self-funded Briefly describe the laws and regulations that govern self-funded plans Discuss the main ... More

Charging Employees Different Premiums

Employers who are designing a health and welfare benefit plan for their employees often wonder about the rules relating to setting premiums for employees. Employers generally have significant ... More

Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know About Wellness Program Administration

October's Feature Video This webinar will: Describe wellness programs Briefly describe the laws and regulations that govern wellness programs Discuss how employers should approach ... More

IRS Releases Draft Forms and Instructions for ACA Reporting

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released draft 2017 forms for reporting under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056.  Draft forms and instructions released are for: Form ... More

Congress May Ruin the Insurance Risk Pool

The employer-based system is highly efficient at providing American workers and their families with affordable coverage options through group purchasing and its associated economies of scale of ... More