August Compliance Recap

Compliance Recap – August 2020 The Congressional Research Service (CRS) released an updated report on health savings accounts (HSAs) that summarizes the principal rules governing HSAs and changes made to HSAs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued amended guidance allowing health …

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September Webinar

Considerations for Employers Moving to an ICHRA Group Health Plan Offering Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET REGISTER Contact your LHD advisor for your client webinar code. This webinar will: Describe what a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) is Describe the new individual coverage HRA (ICHRA) Describe the types of individual coverage that can and …

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FFCRA Regulation Update

FFCRA Leave Department of Labor Temporary Regulations Update The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released temporary regulations implementing the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) provisions under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The EFMLEA provides qualifying employees with paid sick leave during the …

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July Compliance Recap

Compliance Recap July 2020 The U.S. Supreme Court (Supreme Court) upheld the religious exemption and moral exemption final rules to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released the indexed 2021 ACA affordability percentage. The President signed a law extending the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application deadline. …

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