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What Employers Need to Know about IRS Reporting in 2018

This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers determine the best practices for reporting in 2018.

President Trump Ends ACA CSRs

On the evening of October 12, 2017, President Trump announced that cost sharing reductions for low income Americans in relation to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) would be stopped.

October 2017 Executive Order on Healthcare

The order directs various federal agencies to explore options relating to association health plans, short term limited-duration coverage, and health reimbursement arrangements, within the next 60 to 120 days.

What Employers Need to Know When Going from Fully Insured to Self-Funded

This webinar will cover what to consider when an employer is moving from being fully insured to self-funded.

IRS Releases Final forms and Instructions for 2017 ACA Reporting

Reporting is required by employers with 50 or more full-time (or full-time equivalent) employees, insurers, or sponsors of self-funded health plans, on health coverage that is offered.

The COBRA Payment Process

The COBRA payment process is subject to various rules in terms of grace periods, notification, premium payment methods, and treatment of insignificant shortfalls.

What You Need to Know about Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

A dependent care flexible spending account (DCFSA) is a pre-tax benefit account used to pay for eligible dependent care services.

What You Need to Know about Health Flexible Spending Accounts

A health flexible spending account (FSA) is a pre-tax account used to pay for out-of-pocket health care costs for a participant as well as a participant's spouse and eligible dependents.

Determining COBRA Premiums

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) allows qualified beneficiaries who lose health benefits due to a qualifying event to continue group health benefits.

August 2017 Employer Webinar

This webinar will cover what to consider when offering severance agreements or bonus plans.

COBRA Notices

COBRA requires group health plans to provide notices to covered employees and their families explaining their COBRA rights when certain events occur.

The Leave Management Puzzle: Challenges & Solutions for Midsize Employers

Leveraging more than 70 years of industry experience and insights from Guardian's 2017 Absence Management Study, their presenters will discuss current trends, challenges, and potential solutions.

Senate Releases Proposed Healthcare Bill

On June 22, 2017, the U.S. Senate released a “Discussion Draft” of the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” (BCRA), aimed at "repealing and replacing" the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

DOL Asks for MHPAEA Related Comments

The Department of Labor is requesting comment on a draft model form to request information regarding nonquantitative treatment limitations.

What Employers Need to Know about Taxing Benefits

This webinar will help employers understand their obligations when they offer benefits that are subject to income tax withholding and employment taxes.