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ACA Contraceptive Mandate Guidance

The Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury Departments issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) in relation to the contraceptive coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Non-grandfathered plans, under the ACA, are required to cover specific women’s preventative health services without cost …

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Choosing a Health Plan

As an employer choosing which health plan to offer, many considerations must be taken. In a perfect world, an employer chooses a plan that keeps costs down but also fits employees’ needs, boosting overall satisfaction and retainment. However, finding that perfect combination isn’t always easy when there are so many …

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Vision Insurance

July is Healthy Vision Month, a time to spread awareness and advocate for healthy vision. Eye health directly impacts your performance and safety at home and in the workplace. Vision insurance is one of the more popular voluntary benefits offered by employers. Preventative health, through routine eye exams, is an …

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Commuter Benefits

With gas prices on the rise, commuter benefits are becoming increasingly popular. Through employers, commuter benefits allow employees to use tax-free dollars on commuting expenses, saving employees money on annual taxes. Qualified expenses may include: Parking costs – parking on or near the business premises. It could also include parking …

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Juneteenth

History The celebration of Juneteenth can be traced back to the late 1800s. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves in the United States, but it wasn’t until over two years later that the news reached enslaved African Americans in Texas. Union …