Podcast | Coffee & Compliance

Listen to this podcast to learn about the latest updates in Compliance.

Recorded Webinar | A Continuing Conversation About COBRA

While the regulatory response to the pandemic has created a lot of new areas of focus for Benefits and Human Resources Professionals, other pre-pandemic employee benefit rules remain in force.

Podcast | Benefits Breakdown

It’s no secret, employee benefits are complicated. We’re here to break things down and help you build a roadmap for your approach to benefits. Together with our expert guests, we’ll explore complex, counterintuitive, and compelling topics that give you a better understanding of the “whys” of the industry.

Recorded Webinar | The Hidden Intricacies of Benefit Notices

Plan administrators and group health plans face countless benefit-related notice requirements which often become difficult for employers to track. While notice obligations will depend on details such as the employer’s size, their status as fully or self-insured, and the various laws they are subject to, most of the requirements are not very complicated.

IDR Process Regulations Issued

On October 7, 2021, the regulatory agencies published interim final regulations implementing the independent dispute resolution (IDR) process that is part of the federal surprise billing rules. The surprise billing requirements were part of the No Surprises Act (the “Act”).

HSAs & FSAs: Eligibility and Contribution Limits

HSAs (Health Savings Accounts) and FSAs (Flexible Spending Accounts) are both accounts designed to help employees put aside money to pay for extra medical expenses on a pre-tax basis, both have rules around maximum contributions and permissible distributions, and both have remarkably similar-sounding acronyms. However, the similarities, for the most part, stop there.