How To Win The War On Talent

By Chris Shipley, Vice President and Director of Emerging Markets I would bet that I see at least 2-3 articles a week about the strength of the economy and how it is creating a difficult job market for attracting and retaining quality employees. Additionally, I probably talk to at least one business each week that … Continued

The EEOC Officially Removes Wellness Plan Incentive Rules

In late December 2017, the judge in the AARP vs. EEOC case ordered that the wellness plan incentive rules contained in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regulations to be vacated beginning January 1, 2019. The EEOC had an opportunity to draft new rules during the spring and summer of last year, yet we were … Continued

PCORI Fee Adjusted for July 31, 2016

Health insurance issuers and self-funded group health plans must contribute to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Plan years that end on October 31, November 30, and December 31, 2015 must pay a PCORI fee of $2.17 by July 31, 2016. The mandatory contribution for each plan year will be due July 31 the following … Continued