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Dan Jordan will recruit new UBA Partner Firms, train their staff to use UBA tools and technologies, and build relationships with Partners and carriers.
Interim Final Rules were released and became effective on October 6, 2017, allowing a greater number of employers to opt out of providing contraception to employees at no cost through their employer-sponsored health plan.
The prevalence of consumer-directed health plans continues to grow in most markets and costs are still below average.
November was a busy month in the employee benefits world.
In late 2017, the IRS plans to issue Letter 226J to inform large employers of their potential liability for an employer shared responsibility payment.
This year, much of the United States had some form of major natural disaster—hurricanes, wildfires, floods, tornados—and millions of people were either directly affected, or had a family member or close friend who was affected. This life-changing disruption often meant that people couldn’t, or weren’t able to, go to work.
How should employers handle pay for employees unable to come to work because of a natural disaster?
If passed, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act tax reform bill would make changes to employee fringe benefits.
The 21st Century Cures Act provides a method for certain small employers to reimburse individual health coverage premiums up to a dollar limit.
The 2017 UBA Health Plan Survey reveals that employers continue to shift more of health care expenses to employees through out-of-pocket cost increases.