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Employee Wellness Newsletter for August 2017: Summer Safety and More

To help your company educate its employees about wellness-related topics, we are happy to share the August 2017 edition of our “Live Well, Work Well” newsletter. This month’s edition focuses on topics regarding safety, nutrition, illness, and more. The specific articles within the August 2017 edition of “Live Well, Work Well” include: Prevent Heat Illness [...]

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New Expiration Date for Health Insurance Exchange Notices is May 31, 2020

To help your company meet its ongoing compliance requirements, we’d like to inform you that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has extended the expiration date on its model Health Insurance Exchange Notices to May 31, 2020. Previously, these model notices were set to expire on May 31, 2017. Please click [...]

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New Expiration Date for Health Insurance Exchange Notice is April 30, 2017

Has your company been meeting its compliance requirement to distribute the Health Insurance Exchange Notice to new hires? If so, please note that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has once again extended the effective date of its model notice. The revised version of the notice now has an expiration date [...]

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New Expiration Date for Health Insurance Exchange Notices

To help your company meet its compliance requirements, we’d like to inform you that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has extended the effective date of its model Health Insurance Exchange Notices through March 31, 2017. Previously, these model notices expired on February 28, 2017. Employers may click here to download [...]

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Updated Version of Form I-9 Released

On November 14th, 2016, an updated version of Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9 Form) was released. Employers will be allowed to continue using the current form (which was most recently revised in 2013) until January 21, 2017. Employers are thus expected to use the revised form exclusively by January 22, 2017. Form Changes and [...]

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Updated Model Employer CHIP Notice Now Available: Updated as of July 31

An updated model notice for employers to provide information on eligibility for premium assistance under Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is now available for download. The notice is current as of July 31, 2016. It includes details on how employees can contact their state for additional information regarding these programs and how [...]

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Employee Wellness Newsletter for July 2016: FDA and E-cigarettes, SPF Claims, Food Labels, and More

To help your company educate its employees about wellness-related topics, we are happy to share the July 2016 edition of our “Live Well, Work Well” newsletter. The articles within the July 2016 edition of “Live Well, Work Well” include: FDA Moves to Regulate the Sale of E-cigarettes SPF Claims Fall Short For Many Sunscreens Food [...]

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IRS Releases 2017 Health Savings Account (HSA) Limits

The IRS has announced the 2017 annual contribution amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Individuals: In 2017, the maximum annual contribution will be $3,400 Families: In 2017, the maximum annual contribution will be $6,750 This represents a $50 increase for individuals over the 2016 contribution limit. However, the limit for families is not being changed. [...]

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ACA News: Out-of-Pocket Maximum Increases Announced for 2017

On February 29th, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017. This rule describes benefit and payment parameters under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), applicable for the 2017 benefit year, including standards relating to annual limitations on cost-sharing. The ACA requires the out-of-pocket [...]

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Reminder to Employers: Post OSHA 300A Summary by February 1, 2016

Is your organization subject to the recordkeeping requirements of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)? If so, please take note of the upcoming posting deadline regarding the OSHA Form 300A Summary. Applicable employers are required to post the document from February 1st through April 30th, 2016. The Form 300A document primarily lists the [...]

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