January 4, 2016

COBRA and the Affordable Care Act

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requires employers to offer covered employees who lose their health benefits due to a qualifying event to continue group health benefits for a limited time at the employee's own cost.
January 1, 2016

17 New Year’s Resolutions you have a shot at keeping in 2016

Creating New Year's resolutions offers a chance to improve yourself. Whether it's losing weight, saving money or quitting smoking, baby steps can help you succeed.
December 31, 2015

IRS Notice 2015-87: HRAs, Affordability, and More

On December 16, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other federal agencies released IRS Notice 2015-87, which is a "potpourri" update that covers many different topics relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), including some relating to market reforms.
December 30, 2015

IRS provides major delay in 6055 and 6056 reporting

The IRS gave employers a bit of relief before the new year by delaying all health coverage reporting deadlines. Read more for dates and links to forms.
December 29, 2015

Stick with it!

Wearable technology and apps for smartphones make it even easier to get going. But something happens and most of us become disinterested over time, derailing that train to better health.
December 28, 2015

Help your employees find time for fitness

If you asked, the majority of your employees would say they would like to get more exercise. But many would add it's hard to find the time.