Masks, Vaccinations, and Navigating a Compliance Minefield

Masks, Vaccinations, and Navigating a Compliance Minefield

Now that COVID vaccinations are widely available and the CDC has relaxed mask guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals, many employers are struggling to navigate what sometimes appear to be contradictory messages on masks and vaccinations. Following are examples of...
REMINDER:  PCORI Fees Due By July 31, 2021

REMINDER: PCORI Fees Due By July 31, 2021

REMINDER:  PCORI Fees Due By July 31, 2021Employers that sponsor self-insured group health plans, including health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) should keep in mind the upcoming July 31, 2021 deadline for paying fees that fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes...
DOL Issues Guidance and Forms on COBRA Subsidy

DOL Issues Guidance and Forms on COBRA Subsidy

On April 7th, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued the much-awaited guidance on Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) premium assistance available from April 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021 under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA).  The...