Webinar | [Medi]Caring About Delayed Retirement: A Closer Look at Medicare Strategy

Written by benefitexpress | November 23, 2017

With questions about millennials dominating our conversations about benefits, it’s easy to forget that the work force is growing from both ends. Baby boomers are delaying retirement while millennials (and even Gen Z) start their careers. As boomers become Medicare eligible, many remain on their employer’s coverage, whether or not that’s the best choice for them.

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Webinar | Family Ties: Unknotting Controlled Group Attributions

Written by benefitexpress | April 18, 2017

Controlled group attributions are a tricky subject for even seasoned HR pros, which can make it tempting to skip over understanding the rules and hope for the best. However, changes in the Affordable Care Act affect controlled groups perhaps more than any other type of business.

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Webinar | Independent Contractor or Employee: Avoiding the Game of Guess Who

Written by benefitexpress | April 5, 2017

Uber is in the news for a multimillion dollar settlement following a dispute over whether their drivers are employees or independent contractors, and they aren’t the only ones. Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is one of the costliest mistakes an employer can make.

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Webinar | Constructing HRA: Blueprints for Solid Administration

Written by benefitexpress | January 10, 2017

Are you considering using a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to increase employee engagement with your health insurance plan?

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How Medicare Eligibility and COBRA Coverage Interact

Written by benefitexpress | October 19, 2016

Medicare eligibility can extend, shorten, or not affect COBRA coverage, and puzzling out which case applies is complicated. Acting incorrectly is costly to participants, and while you are no longer covering their premium, the administrative fees add up.

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Webinar | ERISA 201: Advanced ERISA Compliance Review

Written by benefitexpress | October 11, 2016

Review all of the requirements of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. Training will go over which employers have to comply, which benefits are subject to ERISA, what documentation employers must provide, and penalties for noncompliance.

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Informing Medicare-Eligible Participants of Creditable Coverage

Written by benefitexpress | October 5, 2016

The deadline to provide creditable coverage notices to your employees is fast approaching. Every year before October 15th, you must let all Medicare-eligible plan participants whether your employer health plan is considered creditable or non-creditable. If you do not provide creditable coverage and your employee decides not to enroll in Medicare Part D, they could be subject to a fee if (and when) they leave your plan and enroll. Your plan provider will be able to tell you if you have creditable coverage, and an easily adaptable notice template is available here.

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The ‘Medicare Talk’

Written by benefitexpress | October 3, 2016

Gracefully handling the most delicate conversation since the birds and the bees.

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Webinar | Medicare Rule Review: Overview of Secondary Payers

Written by benefitexpress | September 13, 2016

Learn how the Medicare Secondary Payer Rules impact an employer’s health and welfare plans. This covers which employers are subject, what employers can do to comply, and the penalties that can be imposed for noncompliance.

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The Pros and Cons of Self-Insured vs. Fully Insured

Written by benefitexpress | June 7, 2016

This webinar reviews which factors an employer should consider in self-insuring and full benefits. It discusses the legal, administrative, and employee issues.

This webinar is presented by Larry Grudzien, attorney at law, practicing exclusively in the field of employee benefits.

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