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Health Care Reform: Year-End Checklist for 2015 Compliance

In 2015, a number of key reforms under the Affordable Care Act will become effective. To help your company assess what it may need to do to meet these compliance requirements, CBG Benefits is pleased to provide an updated compliance checklist. Entitled “Health Care Reform: Year-End Checklist for 2015 Compliance“, this document provides insight and […]

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Infographic: PPACA Compliance and IRS Reporting Requirements

The folks at Paylocity have released an infographic to help companies better understand their potential compliance requirements under Health Care Reform. The infographic focuses on key IRS rules regarding benefits eligibility and reporting deadlines: Ready to Learn More? We hope that you find this infographic helpful as you seek to meet your company’s compliance requirements. […]

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Download: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Violations: Penalties and Excise Taxes

To help your organization meet its compliance requirements under the Affordable Care Act, we’re happy to share a new, comprehensive resource: “ACA Penalties and Excise Taxes Guidebook“. It provides clear explanations of the requirements — and associated penalties and taxes — on items related to Group Health Plan Reforms, Employer Coverage Mandate, Employer Reporting, PCORI […]

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New Rules for HIPAA: Compliance Checklist

The impact of the new HIPAA rules that were announced in January 2013 is still being understood by companies across the country. The new rules primarily center around three key initiatives: Making business associates directly liable Revising breach notification requirements Requiring companies to revise privacy notices To help your company better understand what these rules […]

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Health Care Reform: Fee Comparison Chart

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a number of changes were implemented that affect health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). To cover the cost of some of these changes, new fees have been imposed on health insurance issuers and sponsors of self-insured health plans. These fees include Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute fees (PCORI) and Reinsurance fees. To help provide a clearer understanding […]

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Answering an Employee’s Questions about COBRA

Even though COBRA was established nearly 30 years ago, it still generates many questions for those that work in Human Resources. I took a quick peek at the online Community Forum in our CBGconnect portal recently, and came across variety of COBRA-related questions in just the past two weeks. The topics ranged from registering as […]

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6 Reasons to Promote Wellness in the Workplace

When it comes to launching and running a workplace wellness program, there certainly are a number of factors that may come into play. Recently, we highlighted 10 components that need to be in place to ensure the program succeeds. But today, we’re going to answer a slightly different question regarding this topic: Why should I […]

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FMLA-ADA Violation That May Catch Your Attention

$4.85 million. Yep, that’s the figure that absolutely caught my attention as I came across this story recently. That dollar amount is what Interstate Distributor Company will have to pay to settle a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit. The suit said that the company’s maximum leave policy unlawfully denied reasonable accommodations and resulted in hundreds of employees being […]

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Protecting Your Business and Employees from the Flu

Uh-oh. Do you hear the sneezing throughout your office? Are you getting low on tissues? The seasonal flu is certainly starting to have an impact on business. It may cause increased absenteeism, decreased productivity, and higher health care costs. As an employer, it’s important to minimize the flu’s impact on your business. Here are a few tips […]

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Research Fees and the Affordable Care Act

As implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) moves forward, questions are being answered regarding how initiatives will be funded. One of those items is the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). While both patients and health care providers will benefit from PCORI’s work, it’s important for employers to note how it will be funded. The Impact on […]

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