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Bulletin: ACA Developments

January 7, 2020

In This Bulletin: ACA Developments: Repealed Taxes, PCORI Fee Extension Appellate Court Decision What this Means for Employers                            

Benefits Newsletter 1/7/20

January 7, 2020

IN THIS ISSUE: Democratic AGs, House Ask Supreme Court for Expedited Review of Texas v. Azar Drugmakers Hike U.S. Prices on Over 200 Drugs Several New Laws Affect ACA and Employer-Sponsored Health Plans in 2020 Price Transparency: Agencies Issue Final Rule for Hospitals and Proposed Rule for Group Health Plans and Health Insurers Text of …

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HR Newsletter 12/17/19

December 17, 2019

In This Issue:  Festivus Time of the Year EEOC Conciliation Agreement Over Criminal History Background Checks An Employer is Not Required to Continue Unreasonable Accommodation Should a Company Ban All Workplace Relationships? Can Cross-Generational Viral Internet Phrases in the Workplace Create Unlawful Age Discrimination? When Poorly Performing Employers Suddenly Get Sick State & International Compliance …

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IRS Continues ACA Reporting Relief – With a Twist.

December 10, 2019

On December 2, 2019, the IRS issued Notice 2019-63, which—similar to years past—extends both: (1) the filing deadline for Forms 1095-C and 1095-B; and (2) the good-faith reporting relief.  But this year, there’s more.  In limited circumstances, the IRS will not penalize entities for the failure to furnish information to individuals using Form 1095-B, and …

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Benefits Newsletter 12/10/19

December 10, 2019

In This Issue: All in the Family: Why Controlled Group Rules Matter Vetting Relationships for Telemedicine Collaborations 2019 Instructions for IRS 1094-C & 1095-B Does Your Company Have to File Forms 1094/1095 in New Jersey? 2019 IRS Form 1095-C: Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Not Surprisingly, IRS Continues ACA Reporting Relief. But This Time …

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Proper FMLA Notice Makes for Informed Employees and Compliant Employers

December 3, 2019

A recent federal district court case serves as an important reminder to all employers that an employee is not required to use any magic language to request leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). When an employee requests qualifying FMLA leave, the employer must provide written notice of the employee’s rights and responsibilities, …

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