Category Archives: HR Support

Workplace Initiatives for Heart Health

Heart disease, which includes strokes and other cardiovascular diseases, is a pervasive problem in the United States. In fact, more than 12 million people… Read More »

Medicare Part D: Disclosure Notice to CMS

Employers with health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to individuals who are eligible for Medicare Part D are subject to certain disclosure requirements…. Read More »

Furnishing Deadline Extended for 2018 ACA Reporting

OVERVIEW On Nov. 29, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2018-94 to: Extend the due date for furnishing forms under Sections 6055… Read More »

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 »