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September 28, 2021
Goldmark Benefits HR employee benefits department

2021 MLR Rebate Checks Recently Issued to Fully Insured Plans

As a reminder, insurance carriers are required to satisfy certain medical loss ratio (“MLR”) thresholds. This generally means that for every dollar of premium a […]
September 28, 2021
medicare part D notification requirements

Medicare Part D Notification Requirements

Prior to October 15th each year, Employers sponsoring a group health plan with prescription drug benefits are required to notify their Medicare-eligible participants and beneficiaries as to whether the drug coverage provided under the plan is “creditable” or “non- creditable.”
September 20, 2021
White House

President Biden Announces Plan to Increase Number of Vaccinated Americans

President Biden Announces Plan to Increase Number of Vaccinated Americans. Employers should review this information & prepare for compliance.
September 13, 2021
New York Paid Family Leave 2022 Contributions and Bene ts

New York Paid Family Leave 2022 Contributions and Benefits

Employers should prepare for the 2022 New York PFL contribution and benefit increases that begin in January.
September 13, 2021
Goldmark ACA affordability indexed amount decreased 2021

IRS Announces 2022 ACA Affordability Indexed Amount

Employers budgeting and preparing for the 2022 plan year should review these affordability safe harbors when analyzing employee contribution amounts for the coming year.
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