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Your Workplace May Want to Get Moving

Rearranging workspaces may cause grumbling around the water cooler. The return on employee time and company money invested in reorganizing has long been difficult […]

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U.S. Department of Labor Updates CHIP Notice

In March, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated its model Premium Assistance Under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program notice, otherwise known as […]

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Why Work? For More than the Money

Discovering the individualized reasons people work is key to helping employers understand what will motivate employees. According to the article “What People Want from […]

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Understanding Clients’ IRS Play-or-Pay Penalty Assessment Letter

Recently, clients may have contacted you with questions about Letter 226-J, which they would have received from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) during or […]

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Eat to Live Well: Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Promoting workforce wellness never tasted so good. For heart-healthy living, it turns out a great dietary option for many dates back centuries. Based on […]

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Notifying Participants of a Plan Change

Curious about when you should notify a participant about a change to their health care plan?  The answer is that it depends! 

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Beware of Tech Overload

Technology has certainly made the workplace faster, smarter and more productive. New apps and systems continuously offer new ways to create, manage and collaborate. […]

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Higher Satisfaction Through Higher Education

When evaluating employee benefits, essentials such as health and dental plans, vacation time and 401(k) contributions quickly come to mind. Another benefit employers should […]

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Understanding W-2 Reporting under the ACA

The ACA requires employers to report the cost of coverage under an employer-sponsored group health plan. Reporting the cost of health care coverage on […]

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New Guidance from CMS on Accommodation Revocation Notices under the Contraception Mandate Exemption

Two tri-agency (Internal Revenue Service, Employee Benefits Security Administration, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Interim Final Rules were released and became effective […]

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Advance Informational Copies of 2017 Form 5500 Annual Return/Report

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released advance informational […]

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