HR Brief – December 2015

EEOC Proposes Rule on GINA’s Impact on Wellness Programs On Oct. 30, 2015, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a proposed rule to amend the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) as they relate to employer wellness programs that are part of group health plans. HR Brief December…

Health Care Reform Bulletin – 2015 Testing Now Open for Electronic Reporting under Sections 6055 and 6056

2015 Testing Now Open for Electronic Reporting under Sections 6055 and 6056 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created new reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056, which require certain employers to provide information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about the health plan coverage they offer (or do not offer) to…

Legislative Brief – Annual Compliance Deadlines for Health Plans

Annual Compliance Deadlines for Health Plans Employers that provide group health plan coverage to their employees are subject to numerous compliance requirements throughout the year, such as requirements for reporting, participant disclosure and certain fee payments. This Legislative Brief contains a high-level overview of the various compliance requirements and associated deadlines that health plan sponsors…

HR Brief – November

Preventing Workplace Violence According to OSHA, nearly 2 million American workers are victims of workplace violence each year. Workplace violence includes any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the worksite. HR Brief November 2015 FINAL