Compliance Bulletin

Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before Oct. 15, 2018 Each year, Medicare Part D requires group health plan sponsors to disclose to individuals who are eligible for Medicare Part D and to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) whether the health plan’s prescription drug coverage is creditable. Plan sponsors must provide the…

Know Your Benefits

Open Enrollment Tips   Making wise decisions about your benefits requires planning. By selecting benefits that provide the best care and coverage, you can optimize their value and minimize the impact to your budget. Many people get tripped up when asked to select benefits for themselves and their families because these decisions can be complicated, and…

HRconnection

HRconnection is a virtual assistant designed for our clients and their employees needs. This portal stands out with a variety of levels and customization you can choose from including the ability for a paperless enrollment platform, streamline boarding, and centralized communication. You can choose from a basic site that allows you to view information and…

Memory & A Healthy Diet

MEMORY AND A HEALTHY DIET There are certain foods that can increase the chances of keeping your brain healthy as you age. If you want to remain mentally sharp as you age, consider adding the following foods to your diet:   Click here here for the full article.

HR Brief

Ageism: Are Your Employees Affected? It turns out 60 percent of older employees feel discriminated against due to their age, according to a report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). However, only 3 percent of those employees say they submitted a formal complaint about age discrimination. The EEOC report says this indicates underreporting of…

Benefits Buzz August 2018

Association Health Plans Expansion The Department of Labor (DOL) recently released a final rule that gives small businesses more freedom to join as a single group to purchase health insurance in the large group market or to self-insure. These arrangements are called association health plans (AHPs). Click here for the full article.

100 Calories or less

Did you know that one snack-sized bag of potato chips has about the same number of calories as an apple and one cup of strawberries and one cup of carrots with low-calorie dip? When trying to lose weight, one of the important points to consider is eating fewer calories than you did previously. But this…

High Blood Pressure

Do you have high blood pressure? High blood pressure can cause heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness and even lead to death. Luckily, high blood pressure is easy to identify through screening, and relatively easy to treat. Experts recommend that adults over the age of 18 get screened periodically for high blood pressure. If you…

Compliance Bulletin

DOL Finalizes Rule to Expand Association Health Plans On June 19, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) released a final rule that gives small businesses more freedom to join together as a single group to purchase health insurance in the large group market or to self-insure. These benefit arrangements are called association health plans (AHPs).…