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Question of the Week

Q.- We just started offering a high deductible health plan with a health savings account. One of our employees wants to change the HSA election amount he made during ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- We employ only 7 employees, but we do offer them health coverage. We have an insured plan. Do we have to let them continue our health coverage when they terminate ...
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Health Reimbursement Account Overview

The Congressional Research Service released an overview and history of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs).
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Question of the Week

Q.- A former employee elected COBRA starting January 1. He received payment coupons. He mailed payment for January and March, but not February. Can he pick the months ...
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HIPAA Breach Report

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released 2020 report on HIPAA breaches. The report is required to be presented to Congress.
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Question of the Week

Q.- Our company just hired an employee into a part-time position. He will be working 20 hours per week. He said since he was a full-time employee at his last employer, ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- What are employees supposed to do with the Form 1095 we distributed to them?
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Question of the Week

Q.- Our company is being acquired. It will not be announced to employees until the sale is final, which is expected 3/15. The majority of our employees will remain on ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- We terminated our 2021 health plans as of 1/1/2022 and now offer a new plan with a new insurer for our active employees. Do our COBRA continuants have the right to ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- We have an employee whose husband participates in his own employer’s High Deductible Health Plan with HSA. The husband doesn’t contribute the full amount to his HSA. ...
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