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Darren Fogarty

Q4 Benefits Bulletin

We’re deep into the final quarter of the year, and we know you’re looking for just about any distraction from the day-to-day right before the holidays. Our benefits bulletin gives you a productive excuse to catch up on the industry specifics. Take a look at what Q4’s edition holds in store! The DOL extended the …

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PCORI Fee Amount Adjusted for 2018

PCORI Fee Adjustments for 2018 On November 5th, 2018, the IRS increased the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee amount to $2.45 x (average number of lives covered) under Notice 2018-85. Note that: These PCROI fees do not apply for plan years ending on or after Oct. 1, 2019 PCORI fees must be paid in …

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November Benefits Buzz

NOVEMBER BENEFITS BUZZ Stay trendy and knowledgeable with our monthly Benefits Buzz! November’s edition gives you insight on: Rule easement on the 2018 Individual Mandate; Projections for the federal overtime rules; and IRS Action Toward Non-compliant Employers Click here to receive a free copy of our November Benefits Buzz, and we’ll see you next month!

November HR Brief 2018

NOVEMBER HR BRIEF The end of the year is nearing, and the holidays are about to be in full swing! Don’t let that be an excuse to not be up-to-date on the latest in HR news. Our November issue details: Healthcare costs, as usual, are still on the rise. 5% for employers and 3% for …

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Wincline Announces New Hire

Darren Fogarty Joins Wincline PHOENIX, AZ (Nov. 12, 2018) – Wincline today announced adding a Communications Specialist, Darren Fogarty, to its team of professionals dedicated to redefining the way employers experience healthcare and benefits. His on-boarding comes at a time when Wincline is ramping up its communications strategy to be a better guide to current …

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The Opioid Crisis Wakeup Call

New book by Dave Chase documents the growing opioid crisis currently facing the United States. It is with great pleasure that we announce that Dave Chase, Co-Founder of Health Rosetta, has generously allowed us to distribute a free online copy of his new book “The Opioid Crisis Wake-Up Call” to our friends, clients, and connections. …

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IRS Q&A: INFORMATION REPORTING BY EMPLOYERS ON FORM 1094-C AND FORM 1095-C

The IRS released new Q&A’s. These Q&A’s provide additional information about completing Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C for calendar year 2017 that are to be filed in 2018. The Q&A’s may be used in conjunction with the Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, which provide detailed information about completing the forms. For information about the reporting requirements under section …

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BENEFITS SCOOP – DECEMBER 2016

2016 Election and Compliance Issues Republican candidate Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, and Republicans have retained control of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Under President-elect Trump and the Republican-led houses of the U.S. Congress, it is likely that some changes will be made to the ACA …

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HR HIGHLIGHTS – DECEMBER 2016

IRS ISSUES RETIREMENT UPDATES Cost of living adjustments are coming, are you ready? The IRS recently published Notice 2016-62, which details the cost‑of‑living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for the 2017 tax year. HIGHLIGHTS OF LIMITATIONS THAT REMAIN UNCHANGED FROM 2016 The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), …

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