Posts in Benefit Minute

  1. 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 […]

  2. Prescription Drug Developments (Benefit Minute)
  3. Recent Developments in Employee Benefit Programs (Benefit Minute)
  4. 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.

  5. Outlook for Healthcare Legislation and Regulation After the 2018 Midterm Election (Benefit Minute)
  6. Overview of Medicare Secondary Payer Provisions (Benefit Minute)
  7. IRS Provides Guidance on Employer Tax Credit for Paid Family & Medical Leave (Benefit Minute)

    The Internal Revenue Service has issued Notice 2018-71, which provides guidance on the employer tax credit for paid family and medical leave.  This new tax credit was established by the tax reform bill passed in December 2017 and applies to wages paid in the 2018 and 2019 tax years. Eligible Employers An employer need not […]

  8. Recent Litigation Revolving Around the ACA (Benefit Minute)
  9. Nontaxable & Taxable Fringe Benefits: A Refresher (Benefit Minute)