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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.
The IRS has issued guidance on Forms 1094-1095, the PCORI fee, leave-based donation programs, and COBRA continuation coverage.
Social Security numbers (or SSNs) used to be tied just to your Social Security benefits. Now, that number is tied to just about everything used to identify you.
October was a busy month in the employee benefits world, with several U.S. agencies issuing guidance on regulation affecting group health plans.
PPOs still dominate the market overall, but when you look regionally, PPO plans are most prevalent in the Central U.S., according to the UBA Health Plan Survey
Across all plan types, employees’ share of total costs rose 5% while employers’ share stayed nearly the same.