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Learn more about the Employee Benefit Plan industry, news, updates, issues, and other topics related to group insurance plans.

March 15, 2021
how to make good use of your employee handbook

How to Make Good Use of Your Employee Handbook

Employee handbooks are a nifty communication and reference tool for the workplace, but only if they’re used and not collecting dust on some physical (or […]
March 15, 2021

Can I require employees to turn on their cameras during meetings?

Can I require employees to turn on their cameras during meetings? I would recommend that you send out some guidelines about video conferencing etiquette.
March 15, 2021
FFCRA and CARES act

Departments Issue Guidance

On February 26, 2021, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury (together, the “Departments”) issued FAQ 44 addressing health coverage issues related to COVID-19.
March 5, 2021
We will continue to monitor developments and provide additional details if the COBRA subsidy in the works is enacted into law.

COBRA Subsidy in the Works

A COBRA subsidy is included in early drafts of the proposed fiscal year 2021 budget reconciliation package. If finalized, the COBRA subsidy in the works […]
March 5, 2021
Guidance Issued on Outbreak Period

Guidance Issued on Outbreak Period

On February 26, 2021, the Departments of Labor and the Treasury (“the Departments”) issued guidance addressing the COVID-19 Outbreak Period – specifically, the associated period of “up to one year” that may be disregarded for certain benefit plan deadlines.
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