With most COVID-19 restrictions gone across the country, it might seem like the COVID-19 pandemic is no longer a concern, but that may be wishful thinking. In fact, business leaders caution that COVID-19’s lingering effects may continue to disrupt workplaces now and into the future. This article explains how long COVID-19 may impact employers as they return to in-person operations.
This month's Benefits and Me explores adoption assistance benefits, the benefits of pet insurance and employee assistance programs.
The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month's newsletter discusses the 2022 Dirty Dozen list, grilling safety tips and new research about the heart benefits of coffee.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires health insurers and sponsors of self-funded group health plans (including health reimbursement arrangements, or HRAs) to pay a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee. Originally, the law provided that the PCORI fee would not be assessed for plan years ending after September 30, 2019. However, legislation passed in December 2019 extended the PCORI fee for an additional 10 years, until 2029.
CMS recently updated its COVID-19 vaccine toolkit to include a list of COVID-19 vaccines and boosters that must be covered without cost sharing. The updated toolkit now includes a chronological list of the FDA approvals and authorizations for COVID-19 vaccines and boosters in the United States. This Legal Update provides an overview of the CMS guidance.
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