Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property casualty, retirement services and wealth management firm, announced today that it has acquired Alper Services LLC, effective August 1,... Read more »
On July 24, 2020, President Trump issued several Executive Orders intending to lower prescription drug costs by (1) modifying anti-kickback laws to lower drug prices, (2) reducing trade barriers to... Read more »
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Final Rules Allowing Employer-Sponsored Health Plans to Decline to Cover Contraceptives Due to Moral or Religious Objections
On July 8, 2020, the United States Supreme... Read more »
As we recently reported, on June 8, 2020, the IRS released the applicable PCORI fee for plan years ending between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020. As we indicated in that alert, an... Read more »
One-Third of All Employers Furloughed Employees Yet Nearly 85% Plan to Bring Back Workers
Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth... Read more »
Employers that sponsor self-insured group health plans, including health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) should keep in mind the upcoming July 31, 2020 deadline for paying fees that fund the... Read more »
In Rev. Proc. 2020-32, the IRS released the inflation adjusted amounts for 2020 relevant to HSAs and high deductible health plans (HDHPs). The table below summarizes those adjustments and other... Read more »
Due to COVID-19 and state and local stay-at-home orders, utilization of group medical and dental insurance benefits is down. As a result, some carriers recently notified employers that they... Read more »
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