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New Delaware Mini-COBRA Law

The State of Delaware enacted a temporary mini-COBRA law, joining several other states that require continuation of group health coverage for insured, small employer ...
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Employer Access to Social Media Password Information

Increasingly, employers are turning to social media for recruiting and as part of their overall business operations strategy. Consulting social media can provide an ...
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Benefits Outsourcing a Desired Alternative for Many Companies

More employers are outsourcing benefits than ever before. Benefits outsourcing is a desirable alternative for many companies, particularly those companies in the mid to ...
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Limits on HDHP/HSA Plan Structures

The IRS announced new inflation-adjusted Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution limits and High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) limits for 2013. The new limits reflect ...
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Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Values Increased for 2013

Employers sponsoring group health plans that offer prescription drug coverage to individuals eligible for Medicare Part D (generally those age 65 and older, including ...
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Criminal Background Checks May Violate EEOC Policy

Federal law does not clearly prohibit an employer from asking about arrest and conviction records in the pre-employment or employment context. However, the Equal ...
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Benefit Cost Containment Strategies

Employers face an ongoing struggle of trying to offer rich, competitive benefits packages while keeping benefit dollars under control. Colonial Life & Accident Insurance ...
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Cafeteria Plan Documents Required

Employers that provide health and other welfare plan benefits on a pre-tax basis through a cafeteria plan must have a written document describing the rules relating to ...
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Dependent Eligibility Verification

Statistics show that often employers spend a large amount of their health care dollars on coverage for non-eligible dependents. When health coverage is available to ...
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Importance of Mobile Device Policies

IPads, iPhones, BlackBerrys, PDAs, smartphones, notebooks- With employees always on the go, employers should think about implementing and enforcing mobile device ...
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