Posts in Benefit Minute

  1. Recent Developments in Employee Benefit Programs (Benefit Minute)

    With a Republican controlled Senate and a Democratic controlled House of Representatives, it is unlikely there will be major legislative changes in the next two years. New developments in the employee benefits landscape are now coming primarily through judicial decisions and regulatory action. Below are some benefit areas that have been recently impacted.

  2. Benefit Plan and Payroll Limits for 2019 (Benefit Minute)
  3. Outlook for Healthcare Legislation and Regulation After the 2018 Midterm Election (Benefit Minute)
  4. Overview of Medicare Secondary Payer Provisions (Benefit Minute)

    The Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) requirements are a method by which the federal government shifts primary payment responsibility from Medicare to group health plans when an individual is covered by both.

  5. IRS Provides Guidance on Employer Tax Credit for Paid Family & Medical Leave (Benefit Minute)
  6. Recent Litigation Revolving Around the ACA (Benefit Minute)
  7. Nontaxable & Taxable Fringe Benefits: A Refresher (Benefit Minute)

    This issue of the Benefit Minute summarizes nontaxable and taxable fringe benefits that are provided to employees by employers. It reflects changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Many of these items are described in IRS Publication 15-B, Employer’s Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits. However, it’s important to understand the different types of […]

  8. DOL Expands Association Health Plans (Benefit Minute)
  9. Department of Labor Continues to Focus on Mental Health Parity (Benefit Minute)