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HR pros have their hands full making sure summary plan descriptions (SPDs) and other benefits documents are updated to reflect the constantly changing healthcare reform law’s mandates. But for a number of reasons, the employee handbook is often forgotten during …
When the Department of Labor (DOL) provided firms with new model COBRA notices, it also tucked away other key health reform info in that document — info that has been largely overlooked.
You’re well aware of the two most costly Obamacare penalties: the $2,000-per-employee penalty for not offering healthcare coverage, and the $3,000-per-worker penalty for offering “unaffordable” coverage. Both apply to large employers. But there are plenty of other health reform penalties …
There are very few exceptions to the rule that health plan participants can’t change their elections in the middle of the plan year. Up until recently, those exceptions didn’t account for Obamacare and the new insurance exchanges.
Delays of the play-or-pay penalties weren’t the only relief to come out of the feds’ final rules on the “shared-responsibility” mandate.