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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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5 Ways to Ensure Internships Meet Compliance

The New York Times recently published an excellent article on the rise of internships over the past few years. While internships can bring benefits to both the employer and the worker, companies must ensure that their programs meet compliance.  The Fair Labor Standards Act provides specific criteria that help clarify when an intern is considered […]

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Pay or Play: Who Qualifies as a Dependent?

As implementation of health care reform moves forward, companies must take steps to determine if they’ll be subject to the “pay or play” penalties (also known as the “employer shared responsibility payment“). The IRS has recently published proposed rules that provide guidance on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) defines “dependents”. This is critical to understand, because […]

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Understanding the “Pay or Play” Rules

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) brings many changes to employers and health plans. Steve discussed some of the upcoming changes and deadlines recently here on the CBG Benefits Blog. One such change essentially amounts to a requirement for some employers to offer a certain level health care coverage to their employees or face penalties. What the “Pay […]

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