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Benefits Newsletter 9/16/20
Benefits Newsletter 9/16/20

With Employee Benefits & HR topics regularly in the news, it’s difficult to stay up to date. Our weekly newsletter will help you stay current. Check out this week's edition.

Benefits Buzz September
Benefits Buzz September

This month's Benefits Buzz discusses the ACA's increased affordability percentages and looks toward an unprecedented open enrollment season.

HR Newsletter 9/9/20
HR Newsletter 9/9/20

With Employee Benefits & HR topics regularly in the news, it’s difficult to stay up to date. Our weekly newsletter will help you stay current. Check out this week's edition.

Medical Loss Ratios (MLRs)
Medical Loss Ratios (MLRs)

The ACA's medical loss ratio (MLR) rules require health insurance issuers to spend 80 to 85 percent of their premium dollars on medical care and health care quality improvement activities. Issuers that do not meet the applicable MLR (medical loss ratio) standard must pay rebates to consumers. The next round of rebates is due by Sept. 30, 2020. This Benefits Brief provides a summary of the MLR rules and explains how employers should treat any rebates received for group health plans.

Flexible Benefits and Counteroffers
Flexible Benefits and Counteroffers

This Benefits Insights article outlines considerations for employers engaging in counteroffers, and discusses how employers open to negotiating benefits can leverage flexible benefits as an attractive offering for both current and prospective employees.