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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 20.11.2014
Q.-  It is open enrollment for our flexible spending account plans. We have an employee who is getting divorced. He is financially responsible for his children, but they ...
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EEOC Settles GINA Lawsuit

  • BAS
  • 20.11.2014
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission brought a class action suit against an employer for violations of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).  ...
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Deadline Extended for Submitting Enrollment Counts for Reinsurance ...

  • BAS
  • 20.11.2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that contributing entities now have until 11:59 pm on December 5, 2014 to submit 2014 enrollment counts for ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 13.11.2014
Q.- We have an employee who paid for her contact lenses with her Benny Card.  She is now being asked to send in a receipt.  Why is that?  Contact lenses are a covered ...
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Employer Properly Rescinded Employment Offer After Egregious Facebook ...

  • BAS
  • 13.11.2014
Over the past few years, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled against employer policies that stop employees from discussing the terms and conditions of their ...
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New FAQs Address Reimbursement Plans and Individual Health Policies

  • BAS
  • 13.11.2014
Last week, the Department of Treasury, Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Labor released a joint Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) clarifying that ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 06.11.2014
Q.- An employee is terminating employment.  He has a health flexible spending account, but he has already taken out more than he has put into the account.  Do we have to ...
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IRS Releases Cost of Living Increases for Welfare Benefits

  • BAS
  • 06.11.2014
The IRS announced cost of living adjustments for various welfare benefits in 2015. 
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HPID Enforcement Delayed

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  • 06.11.2014
The Affordable Care Act requires all health plans to obtain a Health Plan Identification Number (“HPID”), which is a standard, unique health plan identification number ...
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