Live Well Work Well-November 2017

Start Planning Today for a Stressfree Holiday Season To help keep your household healthy this flu season, consider the following suggestions:  Get the flu vaccine. Becoming vaccinated against the flu is the best chance of preventing the illness.  Avoid close contact with people who are sick and stay away from others when you…

Compliance Bulletin-HHS Withdraws Rules on HIPAA Certification

HHS Withdraws Rules on HIPAA Certification Highlights  The ACA requires health plans to certify their compliance with HIPAA’s electronic transaction standards and operating rules.  The HIPAA certification requirement will take effect only after HHS issues final guidance.  HHS has withdrawn its proposed rule in order to explore different options for compliance. DEADLINES…

Compliance Bulletin-Newly Adopted Wage Equity Laws

Newly Adopted Wage Equity Laws HIGHLIGHTS  New York and Delaware amended current laws making salary history inquiries an unlawful discriminatory practice.  Oregon, Delaware, Massachusetts and San Francisco adopt new wage equity laws.  A number of other states and major cities are considering similar laws. To read the full article, click on the…