Category Archives: HR Support

Interview Questions: What’s Illegal to Ask?

There are many laws governing questions that employers may ask during the interview process. If a question has discriminatory implications or employment is denied… Read More »

Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before Oct. 15, 2018

OVERVIEW Each year, Medicare Part D requires group health plan sponsors to disclose to individuals who are eligible for Medicare Part D and to… Read More »

Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan

Each year, employee benefit plan administrators are generally required to file a return/report regarding the plan’s financial condition, investments and operations. The annual reporting… Read More »

Reporting and Paying the PCORI Fees

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a fee on health insurance issuers and plan sponsors of self-insured health plans to help fund the Patient-Centered… Read More »

Federal Court Rules Past Salary Cannot Justify Unequal Pay

IMPORTANT DATES April 9, 2018 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that the Equal Pay Act requires pay equity between genders… Read More »

Medicare Part D Notices Due by October 15, 2017

Employers with health care plans that include prescription drugs must notify Medicare-eligible individuals by October 15 of each year whether the drug coverage is “creditable.” Each… Read More »

Overtime Rules: House Passes Changes

OVERVIEW On May 2, 2017, the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act (also known as H.R. 1180). If approved, H.R. 1180… Read More »

Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Ruling

Overtime Ruling Blocked | What Employers Need To Know Until a final decision is reached, employers may follow the existing rule A federal judge… Read More »

2016 ACA REPORTING DEADLINE DELAYED

Notice 2016-70 Details Extended Deadline for Individual Statements Indianapolis employee benefits advisor American Health & Wellness Group shares important information on Notice 2016-70 from Internal Revenue… Read More »

HR News: DOL Guidance Outlines Economic Realities Test

Is a Worker an Employee or Independent Contractor under the FLSA? FLSA’s Economic Realities Test As a reminder to employers, the U.S. Department of Labor’s… Read More »