A new California law will require employers to notify their FSA enrollees – via two different modes of communication – about any deadline to withdraw funds from the FSA where that deadline is prior to the end of the plan year.
The DOL has issued new guidance to help plan administrators determine whether certain coverage guidelines applied to mental health and substance abuse treatment are permissible.
A recently released information letter from the US Department of Labor (DOL) raises an arcane issue around wage withholding laws.
The federal trial court judge who last month struck down the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, and then proceeded to strike the entire ACA, ruled on Sunday that the law remains in effect pending appeal.
For employers in five states, the Trump administration rules about the ACA contraceptive mandate that were set to take effect in 2019 and that allowed more employers to opt out, will be put on hold.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed to eliminate the requirement that health plans obtain a HPID for purposes of transmitting HIPAA-governed electronic data.
Recent litigation involving workplace wellness programs provides important reminders about how these programs should be structured and administered.
Beyond artificial intelligence for recruitment, learn how AI in HR Technology is expanding to human capital management (HCM) and benefits administration and if it is right for your company.
The health flexible spending limit (FSA) increased from $2,650 to $2,700 for 2019, but open enrollment is over for most employers. What should employers do?
The HR tech landscape is changing faster than ever. The most rapid area of change and innovation is happening in recruiting. The high volume and repetitive nature of this function makes it ripe for AI and “intelligent automation.”
The once-dead health insurance responsibility disclosure (HIRD) form for Massachusetts employers has been resurrected in time for the flurry of end-of-year reporting requirements.
Young people may not seem like a priority for employers but they should. Adolescents face a lot of change in a short amount of time, putting strain on their mental health.
Last year’s tax reform law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, eliminated the rules allowing job-related moving expenses to be tax-free. The IRS has now indicated an employer can directly pay or reimburse an employee’s qualified moving expenses in 2018 if the expenses were incurred prior to Jan. 1, 2018.
Michigan became the most recent state to pass a paid sick leave law. Commentators expect the Michigan Earned Sick Time Act to be amended before its implementation date; therefore, employers should be aware that the Act is on the books, but its application is open to change.