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MLR Rebate Checks 2021

Many employers are receiving Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebate checks from their health plans in September. Here is what you need to know about MLR requirements, how rebates are calculated, and what employers should do with their rebate checks.

Compliance Requirement Due 10/15

Employers must distribute a notice to all Medicare-eligible individuals (including dependents) before October 15th, related to the statuses of their drug plans. Here's where to get the required information, and how to help employers comply.

Nevada Groups May Be Eligible for Small Business Tax Credit

An often-overlooked feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit available to employers with fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees that provide health coverage to those workers.

One Final COBRA Subsidy Notice Due Beginning Mid-August

A final COBRA premium subsidy notice is due to most Assistance Eligible Individuals between 8/16/2021 and 9/15/2021. Employers subject to federal COBRA are required to comply as applicable. Read what you need to know.

Varying Employer Contributions and/or Employee Waiting Periods by Employee Class

How do you advise your employer clients when they inquire about establishing different classes of employees to vary benefit contribution amounts and/or employee waiting periods? Here is what you need to know.

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled on June 17 on a case against the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the third challenge to the law since its 2010 inception.

CalSavers Enrollment Deadline Approaching for 50+ Employers – June 30, 2021

California employers with 50+ employees that do not already sponsor an employee-retirement plan must participate in a state-run retirement program called CalSavers, with the June 30th deadline quickly approaching. Learn the details.