This HR Insights article explores how employers are implementing initiatives to help employees manage caregiving responsibilities during the pandemic.
For employers operating their group health and welfare plans beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2021, now is the time of the year to prepare for open enrollment. Typically, the focus is on evaluating the services and performance of vendors, renewing rates, and considering design changes. In addition to these items, employers need to address various legal requirements. This Benefits Brief provides a checklist that covers these requirements for the 2021 plan year.
Group health plan sponsors must provide the annual Medicare Part D creditable coverage disclosure notices to Medicare-eligible individuals before Oct. 15, 2020 — the start date of the annual enrollment period for Medicare Part D. This Benefits Brief summarizes the requirements.
On Aug. 28, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2020-65 (the Notice) to provide guidance for affected employers. Employer participation in these deferrals is permitted, but not required.
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