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Accident Insurance Can Save Your Workers from Ruin

Accident Insurance Can Save Your Workers from Ruin

Even if you are providing your staff with health benefits, they could be left under great financial pressure if one of them has a major accident off the job that leaves them debilitated and unable to work. Millions of working Americans struggle with managing...

PBM Trade Association Sues Over Transparency Rules

PBM Trade Association Sues Over Transparency Rules

As the federal government continues rolling out new laws and regulations aimed at increasing price transparency in the health care industry, one group is fighting back: pharmacy benefit managers. The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association, a trade association for...

An Employer Guide to Open Enrollment for the 2022 Policy Year

An Employer Guide to Open Enrollment for the 2022 Policy Year

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to throw a wrench into the economy and the workplace, employers are gearing up for another unusual open enrollment for their group health plans for the 2022 policy year. As a result of the pandemic, your employees' priorities may...

COBRA Subsidies Ending and Employers Must Send Out Notices

COBRA Subsidies Ending and Employers Must Send Out Notices

The 100% COBRA health insurance subsidies for workers who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic are about to expire on Sept. 30, and that means employers who have former staff receiving those subsidies must notify them of their expiration. If you have former...

Deductibles Shift Drives Interest in Critical Illness Cover

Deductibles Shift Drives Interest in Critical Illness Cover

If you want to provide your employees with the one voluntary benefit that can give them peace of mind should tragedy strike, critical illness coverage is the answer. Demand has grown for critical illness insurance over the last year thanks to the pandemic and as a...

What You Need to Know About New Health Plan Transparency Rules

What You Need to Know About New Health Plan Transparency Rules

Regulations are slated to take effect over the next few years that will greatly increase the transparency requirements for group health plans. The regulations issued under the Trump administration will require health insurers in the individual and group health markets...

Rules Allowing Mid-Year Health Plan, FSA Changes Will Sunset

Rules Allowing Mid-Year Health Plan, FSA Changes Will Sunset

A temporary rule that allowed covered employees to make mid-year election changes to their health plans and revisit how much they set aside into their flexible spending accounts (FSAs) will sunset at the end of the year. The rules gave employers the option to allow...