Health in the New Year

The start of any year is typically marked with well-intentioned goals to set the optimistic tone for the rest of the year. Some goals are maintained throughout the year while others don’t make it more than a few months. Setting yourself up for success is crucial since resolutions are often …

New Guidance on COVID-19 and ADA Disability

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued 14 additional answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding what employers can and cannot do to comply with federal fair employment laws during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new answers address the definition of “disability” and how to determine whether an individual with COVID-19 …

CMS Release on 2022 Medicare

On November 12, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2022 Medicare Part A and B premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts. The 2022 Medicare Part D income-related monthly adjustment amounts were also announced. Medicare Part B Premium and Deductible Physician, outpatient hospital, certain hospital health services, …

IRS Announces 2022 Plan Limits

The Internal Revenue System (IRS) recently announced the 2022 dollar limits for employee benefits including: High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPS), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Transportation Benefits, and Adoption Assistance. As cost-of-living expenses continue to rise due to inflation, the IRS annually adjusts contribution limits to accommodate …