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The 5 Ways the ACA is Changing this Year

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made a number of significant changes to group health plans since the law was enacted in 2010. Many of these key reforms became effective in 2014 and 2015, including health plan design changes, increased wellness program incentives and the employer shared responsibility penalties. Certain changes to some ACA requirements …

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The 4-Step HSA Implementation Checklist

Offering a high deductible health plan (HDHP) along with a health savings account (HSA) is a great way to allow your employees to save pretax dollars for health-related expenses while also saving for the future, but it does involve a lot of planning and preparation on your part. This checklist will help as you implement …

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The 3 Keys to Conducting HR Audits

An HR audit is an objective, systematic review of a company’s HR policies, procedures, strategic direction, structure, resources, and ultimately, its contribution to the organization. Such an audit offers the opportunity to protect the company, establish best practices and identify areas for improvement, and can help evaluate whether specific practice areas are adequate, legal and/or …

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Categories of Workplace Wellness Programs According to HIPAA

Workplace wellness programs often incorporate rewards to promote healthy lifestyle choices and discourage behaviors that are detrimental to employees’ good health. A wellness program that relates to a group health plan must comply with nondiscrimination rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). These rules allow employers to provide rewards as part of …

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Educating Your Employees During Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment Education Opportunities Open enrollment is a period of time each year when employers permit new employees to enroll in a health plan and allow current employees to make changes to their existing medical coverage. During open enrollment, employees may decide to change plans, add or drop a dependent or add an optional benefit, …

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Yes or No: Which Welfare Benefit Plans are (and aren’t) subject to ERISA?

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law that sets minimum standards for employee benefit plans maintained by private-sector employers. The Department of Labor (DOL), through its Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), enforces most of ERISA’s provisions. Violating ERISA can have serious and costly consequences for employers that sponsor welfare …

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18 Essential Disciplinary Techniques for Supervisors

Supervisory training is critical to the success of any discipline program. Supervisors should consider the following techniques and considerations to effectively discipline employees: Cool down. Effective discipline will not result if tempers and emotions take charge. Remain calm no matter how ridiculous the excuse or accusation. Let the employee unwind, and then get the conversation …

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