3rd Quarter Benefits Bulletin

In this quarters bulletin newsletter you can read about the following topics: 2020 HSA/HDHP Limits Announced “Because the cost-sharing limits for HDHPs will change for 2020, employers that sponsor these plans may need to make plan design changes for plan years beginning in 2020”. 2. Moves Toward Better Health Care Price Transparency “Beginning in May…

Benefits Buzz June 2019

Final Notice of Benefits and Payment Parameters Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020. This proposed rule describes benefit and payment parameters under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that would be applicable for the 2020 benefit year. Standards included in the rule…

ERISA Fidelity Bonds

ERISA Fidelity Bonds The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) sets rules and standards of conduct for employee benefit plans maintained by private-sector employers, and those who invest and manage plan assets. One of ERISA’s requirements is that people who handle plan funds and other property must be covered by a fidelity bond.

Interactive Onboarding Toolkit

Onboarding Toolkit The term “onboarding” is often tossed around in the HR realm, but not everyone knows what it is or how to do it. In basic terms, onboarding is the process of getting new hires acclimated to their new roles. It includes setting clear guidelines for performance and company culture, and sharing the knowledge…

Oral Health and Wellness

DENTAL CARE: ORAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS Did you know that poor oral health can lead to many seemingly unrelated medical conditions? In fact, oral bacteria and oral disease have been linked to a variety of serious illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes, stroke and pregnancy complications.

May Live Well, Work Well

5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Daily Mental Health Mental health plays a huge role in your overall health and well-being. It affects everything, including how we think, feel and act, and helps determine how we make healthy choices and cope with stress. Because it’s such a crucial component of your health, it’s…

May HR Brief

Vote on Health Care Won’t Come Until After 2020 Elections President Donald Trump stated in a series of recent tweets that a vote on a Republican Party (GOP) replacement health care plan for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) won’t take place until after the 2020 elections.