This month’s Benefits Buzz reviews the ACA affordability percentage increase, provides the 2019 HSA limits and outlines the administration’s plan for lowering prescription drug costs.Read More
This month's Live Well, Work Well discusses the World Health Organization's campaign to ban trans fats globally, debunks an exercise myth and offers tips to encourage smart snacking. This newsletter should be delivered directly to employees from Microsoft Word via email for easy onscreen viewing (see "Distributing HTML Emails" for instructions).Read More
This Benefits Bulletin covers the revised 2019 HSA limits, outlines the increased ACA affordability percentages, reviews the required PCORI fees and explains resources for mental health parity compliance.Read More
The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month's issue discusses antibiotic-resistant genes in bacteria, pesticide-tainted produce and intermittent fasting.Read More
This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the April 26 family health savings account limit change, highlights Department of Labor resources for mental health parity compliance and issues a reminder that the due date for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Fees is just around the corner.Read More
This month’s Benefits Buzz explains the next steps for employers that missed the Affordable Care Act reporting deadline, provides a brief overview of the 2018 Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits and examines a reference-based pricing lawsuit.Read More
The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month's issue discusses a shingles vaccine update and the new danger linked to e-cigarettes, and highlights Food Allergy Action Month.Read More
Worried About DOL Audits? Get PAID. Each year, countless employers are subjected to wage and hour audits from the Department of Labor (DOL). Employers want to resolve the situation and pay back wages, but how can they without risking audits or lawsuits? The answer: Payroll Audit independent Determination (PAID). PAID is a new pilot program from the DOL—launched in early April—that allows employers to self-report wage and hour violations. The program tries to encourage self-reporting and to resolve violations quicker, without litigation.
The Elan Group is proud to be a part of the Assured Partners family and is looking forward to continuing it's committment to our exisiting clients and to being an industry leader. The partnership expands the suite of services we are able to provide current or new clients and broadens our footprint regionally.
Benefits Bulletin is a quarterly newsletter that covers hot benefit topics in depth. This issue includes information about the new IRS tools for 2018 tax withholding and the health savings account family coverage limit reduction, discusses the Department of Health and Human Services' five-point strategy to combat the opioid crisis and features key highlights from the 2017 Health Plan Design Benchmark Summary.Write here…Read More
The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month's issue features money-saving tips for eating healthy, provides an update on this deadly flu season and offers suggestions to improve your sleep.Read More
This month’s HR Brief provides an overview of the opioid epidemic and what HR managers can do to combat opioids in the workplace, offers four flu prevention tips and highlights the severe skills shortage affecting many U.S. industries.Read More
This month’s Benefits Buzz examines the latest spending resolution’s effect on ACA taxes, provides details about new disability claim rules and looks at the new HHS secretary’s position on the opioid crisis.Read More
This month's Benefits Buzz provides an overview of two major employee benefits changes, highlights the Department of Labor’s annual inflation adjustments for civil penalties for 2018 and briefly explains a new tax credit introduced by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.Read More
This month’s HR Brief provides an overview of blockchain technology and how it can be used for HR, lists four things employees can do to improve cyber security and discusses the prevalence of work-related stress in the United States.Read More
The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month's issue highlights a recent study that links two chronic conditions to elevated cancer risks, explains the nutritional facts of avocados and provides tips that can help you stop the spread of a cold.Read More