6 Tips To Enhance Your Employee Benefits Compliance: A Guest Post

Today’s post was written by Skylar Ross. Maintaining sufficient compliance protocols is absolutely essential for HR professionals. After all, there’s a lot at stake! Fines, fees, and legal procedures can all follow when compliance requirements are not adequately met, which can put the entire company in hot water. But beyond simply staying up to par …

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How are lactating mothers protected in the workplace?

For some reason, there has been a spate of articles posted in various outlets about lactating mothers. I am not sure what the cause for this is, perhaps some employer is engaging in wrongdoing or some untrained manager has denied someone the opportunity to express breast milk. Who knows? Whatever the reason, it is a …

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Are you preparing to notify your employees of their rights?

Fifteen years ago Congress passed the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act in 2003 implementing prescription drug coverage under Medicare, commonly known as Part D. It required all employers that offer prescription drug benefits to provide an annual notice to all Medicare-eligible plan participants and qualified beneficiaries before October 15th of each year, the …

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President Trump's Executive Order on the ACA

A good number of my Facebook friends are freaking out over the executive order signed by President Trump on the 20th of January. They feel he has repealed the Affordable Care Act. In reality he has not. According to attorneys at the Atlanta office of FordHarrison: “The President’s Executive Order does not expressly repeal or …

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How could the Trump Presidency affect employers?

I have already heard a webinar and read a couple of articles on how Trump’s presidency will affect the world of employment. The changes that occur will happen due to a change in focus, a change in policy and a change in personnel. Changes in Personnel According to numerous pieces there are nearly 4000 positions …

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Payroll Provider Completing ACA Reporting? Better check for HIPAA compliance!

This post is a guest post from Mark Combs who is the CEO of ACAReportingService.com. It provides some very important information for all employers dealing with the ACA reporting. Employers subject to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting obligations are now feverishly completing their forms 1095 and distributing them to their employees.  For many the process given to …

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IRS delays the ACA Reporting

In a move sure to brighten the outlook for many employers, the IRS has delayed the necessity of supplying forms to individuals and the IRS until March or later. The IRS said that in their announcement “that some employers, insurers, and other providers of minimum essential coverage need additional time to adapt and implement systems …

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What is Open Enrollment? How Can My Business Benefit?

This guest post is timely information for those having to deal with the Affordable Care Act. by Nicholas Noufer For some small businesses, the annual open enrollment period is filled with What is Open Enrollment? How Can My Business Benefit?complexities, paperwork, overwork and fretting. It’s one more reason that many businesses are putting the control — …

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Did you know giving money for healthcare is illegal for small businesses?

Did you know there is a little known provision of the Affordable Care Act makes it illegal for employers with fewer than 50 employees to give them money to buy healthcare? Yes, those situations where a small business doesn’t have health insurance coverage but offers their employees some money so they can go to the …

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