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What is a Qualified Life Event?
You should always elect benefits during open enrollment to ensure you get the coverage you need. Sometimes, a qualified life event occurs, which gives you the opportunity to change elections outside the standard enrollment period. Find out: What is a Qualified Life Event?
Welfare Plan Compliance Calendar
Learn about welfare plan compliance needs: Welfare Plan Compliance Calendar
The Employer’s Guide to the FMLA
The Department of Labor has provided this guide as a public service. It is intended as general information only and does not carry the force of legal opinion. The Employer’s Guide to the FMLA
Overview of IRS Controlled Group Rules and How They May Apply to YOUR Company
Why is it important to understand if an employer is a part of a controlled group in the employee benefits world? Because if an employer is part of a controlled group, all employers in the entire controlled group need to be considered for the following things: Overview of IRS Controlled Group Rules and How They May […]
Employers with employees in multiple states must comply with all federal, state and municipal level laws in which they conduct business. The complex legal requirements, with costly penalties possible for noncompliance can present many challenges. Multistate Employers
HIPAA Special Enrollment Rights
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) requires group health plans to provide a special enrollment opportunity to an employee (or COBRA enrollee) upon the occurrence of specific events. This Chart summarizes the qualifying events and the corresponding special enrollment rights. HIPAA Special Enrollment Rights
HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulates and enforces the Privacy Rule and Security Rule through its Office for Civil Rights (OCR). This guide reviews key features of the Privacy Rule and Security Rule (“the Rules”) specifically for employers that sponsor group health plans: HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
Health and Welfare Compliance Guide
Ardent Solutions has arranged for this guide to be created for our clients by Marathas Barrow Weatherhead Lent LLP (“MBWL”), a premiere employee benefits, executive compensation and employment law firm. Health and Welfare Compliance Guide
FSA, HRA and HSA Comparison Chart
Trying to understand the differences between FSA, HRA and HSAs? Use our comparison chart for a general understanding of the differences between the two: FSA, HRA and HSA Comparison Chart