Compliance Bulletin: Form 5500 is Due by July 31 for Calendar Year Plans

Employers with employee benefit plans that operate on a calendar year basis must file their annual reports (Forms 5500) for 2018 with the Department of Labor (DOL) by July 31, 2019.

Compliance Bulletin: HHS Identified HIPAA Liability for Business Associates

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a new fact sheet that identifies specific HIPAA violations that business associates can be directly liable for.

ACA Compliance Bulletin: HHS Issues Proposed Rule on ACA Section 1557 Non-Discrimination Rules

On May 24, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule to revise the Section 1557 nondiscrimination regulations under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Compliance Bulletin: EEOC Expected to Publish New Wellness Rules in 2019

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced its plans to issue new proposed rules on permissible wellness incentives under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by the end of 2019.

HR Brief – June 2019

Topics Include: DOL Enforcement Actions Are Up and Expected to Stay That Way, Lowest Unemployment in Decades

Benefits Buzz – June 2019

Topics Include: Final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020, DOL Issues Opinion Letter on Gig Worker Classification

Live Well, Work Well – June 2019

Topics Include: Fuel Your Workout the Right Way, Summer Picnic Safety Tips, Superbug Fungus Poses Serious Global Health Threat, Recipe – Chickpeas and Spinach Saute

Live Well, Work Well – May 2019

Topics Include: 5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Daily Mental Health, Eye Health 101, The Unexpected Ingredient in Your Oats, Recipe – Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Squares