Under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), group health plans sponsored by employers that employ an average of 20 or more employees are required to offer continuation coverage in specific circumstances. While the requirements imposed by COBRA are varied and complex, one of the most important issues for employer-sponsors to understand is what triggers the right to continuation coverage. One of these triggers, known as qualifying events, must occur for an individual to have rights to continued coverage under the health plan.Read More
As the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly changed workplaces, workers’ skills have changed as well. As organizations move from their initial pandemic response plans to more sustainable operations, this article provides critical worker skills for companies to foster with both candidates and current employees.
This month's Benefits Buzz discusses the requirement for most health plans to cover the COVID-19 vaccine without cost-sharing and a federal regulation allowing greater flexibility for grandfathered plans.
Learn more about remote employee well-being with this infographic.
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Performance reviews are traditionally conducted in-person, on a recurring basis. But, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, most businesses have at least some employees working remotely. This article offers tips for successfully administering performance reviews among remote workers.
Mark your calendars! We are excited to present the first edition (Jan-April) of our HR & Benefits Compliance monthly webinar series calendar for 2021.