This class examines the new and old compliance requirements that are creating headaches for HR managers, broker’s role in easing this paperwork burden, and the competitive advantage agents can gain from offering a solution.
Gentrie Pool talks about the increased focus on ERISA compliance since the passage of the ACA and the fact that most employers are out of compliance. Most importantly, she discusses the solutions that are available to help ensure that your clients can survive a DOL audit.
The Affordable Care Act requires federal and state Marketplaces to send notices to employers of all sizes when one or more of their employees is receiving a premium tax credit. Those notices have started to go out, and naturally employers are confused. This session explains what’s in the notices and, more importantly, what employers should do if they receive one.
This set of FAQs addresses notice of coverage options – COBRA and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
In 2015, self-insured plans and Applicable Large Employers got their first taste of the new reporting requirements under section 6055 and 6056 of the tax code. Companies that are subject to these requirements must file an informational return with the IRS and furnish separate forms to each of their full-time employees. As we enter another tax reporting period, employers are once again scrambling to understand the rules and gather the information they need to complete the forms correctly.
Eric Johnson has a conversation with insurance industry legend Sharon Alt. They discuss topics ranging from Sharon’s background to consumerism to compliance and predictions for 2016.
Carla Adams reminds us that, while most employers and agents are focused on ACA compliance, FMLA is still the law. She explains what FMLA is, who it applies to, and how you can help your clients stay out of trouble.
Jennifer Reed discusses the new 6055 and 6056 reporting requirements under the health reform law, a top priority for self-insured and applicable large employers during the first quarter of 2016.
Gentrie Pool defines some of the more common acronyms in the insurance industry and provides a glossary for agents who need a quick reference tool.
Jessica Waltman discusses some of the proposals to change aspects of the Affordable Care Act and how you can use your knowledge of the political landscape to win more clients.
Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act back in 2010, insurance agents have been advising clients on a lot more than health insurance, including legal and tax matters. But should they be providing this advice? In this session, attorney Vanessa Johnson shares some information about the risks of “practicing law without a license.”
We all learned about the 3 Rs in grade school. And those of us who took business classes in college learned about the 4 Ps of marketing. In this article, I’ll introduce a new success strategy for agents and brokers: the 5 Cs of insurance sales.
What is the Notice of Coverage Options and which employers must provide to their employees? [16:16]
And whose responsibility is it to keep track of it all? [1:39]
In this one hour session, we tell you everything we think you need to know about COBRA. We explain what COBRA is and who might be eligible, qualifying events, notice requirements, and more.
This set of FAQs addresses the employer notice of coverage options and the 90-day waiting period limitation.
This set of FAQs addresses the employer notice of coverage options, health reimbursement arrangements, disclosure of information related to firearms, employer group waiver plans supplementing Medicare Part D, fixed indemnity insurance and payment of PCORI fees.
This set of questions and answers provides information for employers on reporting the cost of the health insurance coverage, including information on transition relief for 2012, how to report, which coverage to include, and how to determine the cost of the coverage.
This set of FAQs addresses implementation topics including compliance, grandfathered health plans, claims, internal appeals and external review, dependent coverage of children, out-of-network emergency services, and highly compensated employees.