May 16, 2017

Employee Leaves of Absence – General Compliance Rules

Employers should make sure that their leave policies are consistent with applicable laws and are administered correctly. In some circumstances, more than one type of leave […]
May 10, 2017

Healthcare Consumers: Reference Based Pricing 101

 With healthcare costs continuing to rise, new “insurance programs” are coming to market with the intent of driving better consumer behavior. Some Employers are adopting reference […]
May 7, 2017

IRS Announces HSA/HDHP Limits for 2018

On May 5, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2017-37 to announce the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible […]
May 5, 2017

House Republicans Pass Amended AHCA

On May 4, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 217-213 to pass the American Health Care Act, after it had been amended several times. The […]
May 3, 2017

Compliance: Qualified Small Employer HRAs

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, an eligible employer may offer a stand-alone HRA without incurring penalties under the ACA if the HRA meets the requirements for a […]