Posts by Tina Bull

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  1. Final Rule Expands Availability of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (Benefit Minute)

    On June 20, 2019, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services published a final regulation regarding Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA). The regulation is intended to fulfill the President’s Executive Order directing the agencies to expand the availability and use of HRAs by employers. While the final rule allows for two new types […]

  2. More States Require Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefit (Benefit Minute)
  3. Fringe Benefits for More Than 2% Shareholders of an S Corporation — Benefit Minute
  4. HIPAA Portability and Nondiscrimination – A Refresher (Benefit Minute)

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed into law in 1996.  Its purpose is to provide protection for employees and their dependents by affording additional opportunities to enroll in a group health plan if other coverage is lost or certain life events occur. It also prohibits discrimination against employees and their dependents […]

  5. Prescription Drug Developments (Benefit Minute)
  6. Recent Developments in Employee Benefit Programs (Benefit Minute)
  7. Benefit Plan and Payroll Limits for 2019 (Benefit Minute)

    Learn more about the 2019 and 2018 limitations for qualified plans and other benefit related items. See the table of information here.

  8. Outlook for Healthcare Legislation and Regulation After the 2018 Midterm Election (Benefit Minute)
  9. Overview of Medicare Secondary Payer Provisions (Benefit Minute)