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What to Ask of a Benefits Broker or Advisor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Looking for a benefits broker, or looking to evaluate the one you currently have? Here’s our checklist of what questions to ask.

SEPTEMBER HR BRIEF

Reading Time: 3 minutes CTE PROGRAMS EARN $1.2 BILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING Career and technical education (CTE) programs earned a huge win in July when President Donald Trump re-enabled a major source of their funding. The bill President Trump signed reauthorizes the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act—last authorized in 2006—and amends the legislation to make its funds more …

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The CEO’s Guide to Restoring the American Dream

Reading Time: 1 minute rEAD THIS BOOK BY DAVE CHASE FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN RESTORE THE AMERICAN DREAM Wincline is proud to partner with Dave Chase and Sean Schantzen, the founders of Health Rosetta Institute, and to be acknowledged as part of the first group of forward-leaning benefits advisors accepted into the Health Rosetta Benefits Certification Programs. We are creating an ecosystem of …

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Arthritis Drugs Show How U.S. Drug Prices Defy Economics

Reading Time: 8 minutes “Renda Bower knows well the cost of drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis – her husband, son and daughter all have the painful, disabling autoimmune disease. And the family’s finances revolve around paying for them. Even with insurance, Bower’s family last year faced $600 a month in copayments for the drug, plus additional payments on another …

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Employers: Don’t Forget to Pay PCORI Fees!

Reading Time: 1 minute AFFECTED EMPLOYERS MUST FILE IRS FORM 720 Employers that sponsor certain self-insured health plans—including some health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) and health flexible spending arrangements (health FSAs)—are reminded that they are responsible for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees. Fees for self-insured plans with plan years that ended in 2017 are due July 31, 2018, and are required …

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Arizona Earned Paid Sick Time Reminder

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act (Act) requires employers in Arizona to provide employees with earned paid sick time, and was effective July 1, 2017. Under the law: Virtually all Arizona employers are required to provide earned paid sick leave to their employees. Employers must provide new employees with a notice of the law’s requirements upon hire. WHAT …

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