Be a Winsider, stay up-to-date on the latest news in employee benefits, legislative updates, wellness, compliance and human resources information.

Be a Winsider, stay up-to-date on the latest news in employee benefits, legislative updates, wellness, compliance and human resources information.

December Benefits Buzz

Reading Time: 1 minute DECEMBER BENEFITS BUZZ The year is wrapping up quickly (no pun intended), meaning you should be prepped and ready for the next one! December brings a few new updates:  A proposed rule to expand the usability of HRAs; “Gag clauses” from the Trump Administrator; SBCs for Open Enrollment. Pick up a copy of of our

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Q4 Benefits Bulletin

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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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IRS Announces Due Date Extensions on Forms 1095-B and 1095-C

Reading Time: 2 minutes Employers around the U.S. rejoiced as the IRS made its announcement that it is extending one of its deadlines. Specifically, 1095-B and 1095-C forms must now be submitted by March 4, 2019 instead of January 31, 2019 (See Notice 2018-94). A few things to take note of: Due date to file the forms with IRS

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PCORI Fee Amount Adjusted for 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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!

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November HR Brief 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute 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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