October 31, 2022
Question: We recently terminated an employee and offered her a severance package, which she accepted. Part of the package was that we agreed to pay for her insurance coverage through the end of the year.
October 7, 2022
Question: We have just hired the wife of a current employee. Can she have her own HSA? If so, what is the most that she can contribute?
September 7, 2022
Is the HIPAA special enrollment under American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) still in effect due to the pandemic? Julie Athey answers Septembers Q&A.
August 1, 2022
Julie Athey answers this months benefits Q&A on dropping coverage during a marriage separation, and why some carriers
June 30, 2022
With the overturn of Roe V. Wade, Julie Athey answers what this ruling could look like for your employee health benefits.
June 3, 2022
When a spouse loses coverage, how do you add kids to your benefits and change plans mid-year? Julie Athey answers in this month Benefits Q&A.
May 3, 2022
Question: When employees are on leave due to work-related injuries, how long are they entitled to stay on our health…
April 5, 2022
When companies merge and only one medical benefits plan is kept, some empmloyees may ask for COBRA. Yet to elect COBRA, they would have to experience both a loss of coverage and a qualifying event.
January 31, 2022
S corporations are prohibited from contributing to an HRA that's for employees who have at least a 2% ownership in the company (and their family members who work there).
January 3, 2022
A company didn't transfer FSA funds into employee accounts until two weeks before the spending deadline. Here's how to right the wrong.
November 2, 2021
You can offer FMLA to employees after you drop below 50 employees. And, depending on the specific factors, you may be required to.
August 3, 2021
In general, spouses and dependents may enroll in COBRA in three circumstances. Director of Compliance Julie Athey has the details.
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