On May 13, 2016, HHS issued a final rule implementing Section 1557 of the ACA regarding nondiscrimination in federally funded health programs. The below ACA Compliance Bulletin provides an overview
Summer brings longer days and warmer weather but it also brings risks that come from getting too much sun. Be sure to practice the following sun safety tips:
Put lotion in
The IRS-SSA-CMS Data Match is a federal program that determines whether an employer-sponsored group health plan has the responsibility for paying health care claims before Medicare. As part of this
This June, in honor of National CPR Week, the American Heart Association is calling on all Americans to learn how to give Hands-Only CPR by watching a simple one-minute video
On May 18, 2016, the DOL announced a final rule that increases the salary threshold for employees who qualify for the white collar exemptions under the FSLA. The final rule
On May 16, 2016, the EEOC issued final rules that describe how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) apply to employer-sponsored wellness programs.
The IRS has released the inflation-adjusted limits for HSAs and HDHPs for 2017. These limits include: (1) the maximum HSA contribution limit; (2) the minimum deductible amount for HDHPs; and
Every employer covered by the FMLA must display an informative general notice. Employers may use the DOL’s model FMLA poster to satisfy this notice requirement.
In April 2016, the DOL updated
May is National Stroke Awareness Month.
Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Approximately 128,000 people die from strokes each year, and strokes are one of the
Cost-Sharing Limits for Health Plans
In 2014, the ACA required certain health plans to comply with cost-sharing limits with respect to essential health benefits coverage. The cost-sharing limits included both an