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FFCRA and CARES Act

April 7th, 2020

FFCRA CARES Act – Overview of Benefits Changes President Trump signed into law two major pieces of legislation aimed to provide relief in v...

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U.S. House of Representatives Passes Coronavirus Relief Act

March 16th, 2020

On March 14, 2020, the United States House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation authorizing funding for supplemental food relief and te...

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IRS Guidance on COVID-19 Expenses and HDHPs

March 13th, 2020

On March 11, 2020, the IRS released Notice 2020-15 confirming that a plan that otherwise satisfies the requirements for a high deductible health pl...

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National Kidney Month

March 11th, 2020

By: Rebecca Modene PhD, RN - Manager of Clinical Underwriting March is National Kidney Month and March 12th is World Kidney day. Astoundingly 10% o...

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Be Proactive Not Reactive to Cancer Risks

February 3rd, 2020

By:  Rebecca c. Modene Phd, RN – Manager of Clinical Underwriting February is National Cancer Prevention Month, which coincides with World Cance...

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Fourth Circuit Fiduciary Duty Decision

January 14th, 2020

Fourth Circuit affirms Plan Administrator’s Status as ERISA Fiduciary in Life Insurance Case  In a recent appeal, Dawson-Murdock v. National Cou...

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ICHRAs and ACA Affordability Rules

December 17th, 2019

Effective January 1, 2020, many employers will have the option of offering individual coverage HRAs (“ICHRAs”) to reimburse employees for indiv...

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Surprise Medical Billing – Federal Law Developments

November 19th, 2019

Employers and employees alike experience the headache and often significant financial burden surprise medical bills (balance billing from an in-net...

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Association Health Plan Developments

October 22nd, 2019

A recent court decision calls into question the Department of Labor’s 2018 final rule on association health plans (“AHPs”).  On March 28, 20...

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