Same-Sex Marriages and Group Health Benefits

From 2013 to 2015, a series of Supreme Court cases and government updates have changed the landscape of the way employers must consider same-sex spouses in relation to employee benefits.

DOL Issues Another FAQ on ACA Implementation

Answers question on coverage of preventive services, rescissions of coverage, out-of-network emergency services, clinical trial coverage, cost-sharing limitations, the Mental Health Parity Act, and the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act.

Moving from Employee Wellness to Employee Well-Being | PA Employee Benefits

The terms “wellness” and “well-being” are often used interchangeably; however, they mean very different things when applied to workplace health promotion. Traditionally speaking, employee “wellness” programs have primarily focused on just physical health. Whereas employee “well-being” programs emphasize emotional, mental, social, and financial health in addition to physical health. With the addition of millennials in … Continued

Taxation of Identity Protection Services | Pennsylvania Employee Benefits

According to the IRS, identity theft has been the number one consumer complaint to the Federal Trade Commission for 15 consecutive years. The Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that 17.6 million people were victims of identity theft in 2014. Organizations at every level are trying to protect employee and customer personal information from computer hacking … Continued

Taxation of Identity Protection Services

Questions were posed to the IRS concerning the taxability of identity protection services provided at no cost to individuals whose personal information may have been compromised in a data breach.

What the DOL Wants During an Audit | Pennsylvania Employee Benefits

No two Department of Labor (DOL) audits are the same, yet there are typical questions asked and documents requested. See our recent blog on the Seven Common Mistakes That Could Trigger a DOL Audit. If you are audited, it’s recommended that questions received be sorted and color-coded based on what the question references (for example, … Continued

Seven Common Mistakes That Could Trigger a DOL Audit | PA Employee Benefits

Not many things incite more fear than receiving a notice that you’re about to have an audit, especially from the Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics. It is headed … Continued

 

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