Individual Coverage HRAs: Highlights from the Final Rule

The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury (collectively, “the Departments”) finalized rules creating two new Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) options available ...see more

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Reminder: UnitedHealthcare/Oxford adds Shingrix vaccine to preventive benefits

The Shingles vaccine is included as a covered benefit for certain customers and is available in network through most physicians offices, urgent care centers and ...see more

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Action required by members who requested to have their premiums withheld by Social Security or Railroad Retirement Board in 2019. 

We want to notify you about an issue affecting all Medicare members who elected to pay plan premiums from their Social Security Administration (SSA) or ...see more

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Changes to Original Medicare Deductibles, Coinsurance and Out-of-Pocket Limits, Effective January 1, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2019 Original Medicare cost share amounts on October 12, 2018. We are pleased to share ...see more

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New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law Update: Required Notice for Employers Released

New Jersey has just released its Earned Sick Leave Notice for all employers to utilize in connection with the new Paid Sick Leave law. Employers ...see more

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Slight increase in Medicare’s outpatient ‘Part B’ premium

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says its “Part B” premium for outpatient care will rise by just $1.50 a month next year. That means retirees should ...see more

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Medicare Part D Notices Due Before Oct. 15 (45)

Each year, Medicare Part D requires group health plan sponsors to disclose to individuals who are eligible for Medicare Part D and to the Centers ...see more

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Motivating Employees

In order to achieve and maintain your business goals, you want to create an environment that allows your employees to meet or exceed expectations, do ...see more

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Webinar Training for NYS Sexual Harassment Offered by Pear HR Solutions

Effective October 9, 2018, New York employers must provide an interactive forum to satisfy the new Sexual Harassment Training Law requiring yearly training to prevent ...see more

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Sexual Harassment in New York

Sexual harassment involves unwelcome conduct that is used as the basis for employment decisions or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment. All New ...see more

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