Live Well, Work Well – July 2019

Topics Include:
• Camping Tips
• Sunscreen and You
• Wearable Tech and Your Health in 2019
• Recipe for Cucumber Blueberry Salad

Benefits Buzz – July 2019

Topics Include: 
• IRS Releases Inflation-Adjusted Limits for HSAs and HDHPs for 2020
• EEOC Delays Amending Wellness Program Regulations to End of 2019

Boats & Watercraft: Insurance and Safety

Summertime fun often means enjoying some time out on the water, but there are some special considerations to remember when it comes to staying safe and protecting your watercraft. Learn more about insurance coverage for your boat and boat safety.

Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs): The Basics

To ensure a safe work environment for drivers of commercial motor vehicles, it’s important to monitor drive time and off-duty time. Without proper breaks and rest periods, drivers can easily become fatigued or distracted, potentially leading to delayed reaction times or dangerous driving situations. The final rule on Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) is now in full effect.

HR Brief – July 2019

Topics Include: 
• HSA and HDHP 2020 Limits Released
• Making Emotional Intelligence Work for You

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).