On April 7, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued FAQs about the COBRA premium assistance provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act.
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued model notices for employers to use in meeting their obligations under the COBRA subsidy provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act. The DOL
The Internal Revenue Service has issued Announcement 2021-7, clarifying that amounts paid for certain personal protective equipment (PPE)—such as masks, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes—used for the primary purpose of
On March 29, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2021-21, which extends tax deadlines for filing Form 1040 series returns and other deadlines to May 17, 2021. The Notice,
Alcohol Awareness Month
Observed every April, Alcohol Awareness Month is meant to raise awareness about alcohol use and break the stigma by discussing how alcohol-use disorders affect individuals, families and communities.
On March 23, 2021, CMS announced that it is extending a special enrollment period through the Exchanges due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a result, eligible individuals have three
The American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law on March 11, 2021, contains a 100% subsidy for COBRA premiums during the period April 1 – Sept. 30, 2021.
This Compliance Bulletin
This Compliance Overview summarizes the continuation of relief guidance (Notice 2021-01) from the U.S. Department of Labor, which affects COBRA continuation coverage, special enrollment periods, claims for benefits, appeals of denied
DOL Guidance on COVID-19 Relief for Employee Benefit Plans
On Feb. 26, 2021, the DOL issued Disaster Relief Notice 2021-01 to provide guidance on the duration of the COVID-19-related relief regarding
Prioritize Your Sleep
Sleep is just as important as nutrition and exercise to help you function at your best. But when you’re juggling work, kids and everyday life, a good night’s