Hot Topics

COMPLIANCE NEWS, HEALTHCARE REFORM, GLOBAL BENEFITS NEWS, AND MORE

Trending news, reports, and events for the latest insights in employee benefits and compliance. Stay up to date and expand your knowledge in the areas that keep benefits professionals up at night.


Don't want to miss our next update?

SUBSCRIBE HERE »

  
3/5 Perks & Benefits Benchmarking for Tech Companies
If you are a high tech company in the San Francisco Bay Area with 50 or more employees, we have the competitive benchmarking data you've been looking for. Take part in the third annual benefits and perks survey focused entirely on your industry and locale. You'll find a broad scope of data uncovering core recruiting and retention dynamics in the competitive tech employment market. The survey is open to data entry through March 31. Participation is free; however, only participating companies receive access to the results. For more information and link to registration page, visit our tech survey web page.
:: MORE INFO»
3/3 Possible New Regulatory Approaches on ACA Cadillac Tax
Notice 2015-16 from the US Treasury and IRS asks for stakeholder input on virtually every aspect of the Affordable Care Act’s Cadillac Tax. The Notice describes a number of different approaches that are being considered, providing insight into what future regulations may look like. Read our summary of the Notice and what it may mean for employers in the future.
:: VIEW PDF»
1/7 Proposed Regulations Modify SBC Provisions
Agencies jointly released proposed modifications to the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) required to be provided to plan participants and beneficiaries. If finalized, changes would take effect for open enrollment periods beginning on or after September 1, 2015.
:: VIEW PDF»
12/29 Year End Reminders for 2015 Pay or Play Implementation
For many employers, the employer shared responsibility provisions (Pay or Play rules) take effect next week. These reminders will ensure employers are prepared to comply with these rules in a timely manner.
:: VIEW PDF»