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
The below Benefits Insights article summarizes some of the main trends that have resulted from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over the past few years, and some of the ways
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is focusing more of its resources on enforcing compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) through employer audits. The below Compliance Bulletin
COBRA is a federal law that allows certain employees, spouses and dependents to temporarily continue their health coverage at group rates. The below Compliance Overview provides a summary of COBRA’s
Avoiding Spring Allergies
Allergy season is already upon us, and unseasonably warm weather is partially at fault. Weather patterns related to El Nino have caused plants to bloom earlier than normal,