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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth (or telemedicine)—healthcare via phone, email, video, and other technologies—is moving from a trend to the mainstream. Virtual doctor’s appointments are nothing new, but they’re certainly becoming more popular. Have you reaped...
UHC/Oxford and Montefiore Health Systems Out-of-Network. Learn how your employees can keep their doctors. Call 855-667-4621.
HSA 2022 Limits. To be eligible to make HSA contributions, an individual must be covered under a high deductible health plan. Find out more 855-667-4621.
Key PEO Data 2021 Study.Nearly 4 Million Work Site Employees serving 173,000 PEO clients. 16% of 10-99 employees on PEO. Call (855)667-4621.
PPE Expenses May Be Reimbursable Under Health Spending Accounts - Video During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have purchased masks or PPE for the purpose of preventing the spread of the COVID-19. Now, according to a recent announcement from the IRS, those purchases...
(DOL) released various documents pertaining to the COBRA premium assistance provisions contained in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). As OCA continues to review this new information, we want to provide our clients with the latest ARPA/COBRA updates.
COVID-19 Update: NJ Individual Extension of SEP and ARP Relief. Enroll effective April 1 Financial help for unemployed.APTC expanded
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed March 11, 2021 effective April 1, 2021.Learn about new COBRA subsidies or call (855)667-4621.
Top 7 Health Trends for 2021. Telemedicine, Virtual Gym, Genomic, Data and AI, Mindful Living, Thoughtful cooking and eating. Contact us for a competitive edge at 855-667-4621.
Why We Love PEO This Valentine’s Day. Today we’re counting down our top 5 reasons why we love PEO. National Capabilities, Liability Protections, Technologies, One Vendor and PEO saves you money on HR staff. Try Our PEO Quoting Tool today.
How many employees understand the difference between an HSA(Health Savings Account) vs an FSA(Flex Savings Account)? Call 855-667-4621.
How PEO Clients Fared During COVID-19 Study.PEO clients are:119% more likely to have received PPP loans. 60% less likely to be closed.855-667-4621
Reckons with Rise in Coronavirus Cases. New York Reckons with Rise in Coronavirus Cases. 574,072 New Yokrers have been reported to have COVID-19. 34,187 have died.
When choosing the right PEO, especially when it comes to human resource management, you should ensure that they offer basic HR services like benefits, payroll, and compliance. Pros of PEO 1. Flexible, scalable: Bundled HR solution covers you as you grow. i.e....
Medicare Part B premiums will increase by about 2.7% or $4 per month next year and high-income surcharges will also rise modestly in 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced last week.The wealthiest senior couples will be paying more than $12,000...
Election Reaction on Healthcare, The Day After. Biden Rollbacks on Individual Mandate Waiver, State Medicaid, and Association Health Plans. Also, Single-Payer to be targeted. For more info on your renewal.Call (855)667-4621
A little-known requirement but most important under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is for Health Insurers must waive their minimum employer-contribution and employee-participation rules once a year. ACA requires a one-month Special Open Enrollment Window for January 1st coverage. FEDERAL JAN 1st SMALL GROUP ANNUAL OPEN ENROLLMENT WAIVER. For more help w/Special Open Enrollment Window firstname.lastname@example.org or (855)667-4621
2021 Open Enrollment Tools. A handy checklist Employers s for upcoming 2021 renewals. PLAN DESIGN CHANGES, ACA EMPLOYER MANDATE 855-667-4621.
The IRS & SSA announced the 2021 dollar limits for various benefits and compensation levels for retirement plans and IRAs. There are incremental changes but nonetheless worth bookmarking. The contributions and retirement benefits for qualified...
Health Care Plan Executive Order Issued Last Week
NYS approves 2021 health inusrance rate. Small group rates increase 4.2% and 1.8% for individuals.Call 855-667-4621 for a 1 on 1 consult.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law Friday that imposes a 2.5% tax on health insurance companies that will help pay the premiums for people who rely on the marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act to shop for coverage.
World Insurance Associates Acquires Millennium Medical Solutions Corp. of New York
Moving to Paperless Benefits Admin System-
As COVID-19 has challenged the status quo and disrupted the way we’ve always done things. Working from home have ushered in a new reality for benefits, and one of the more tangible questions right now is: “We’ve always held an in-person benefits fair, so what should we do now?” And the answer: “Let’s just move the benefits fair online.”
The rate requests average 11-12%. NYS final rates approval avg 10-50% in savings.Oxford,Blue Cross and OSCAR are high.Learn how to lower costs 855-667-4621.
24 weeks to spend funds. 60% of the loan on payroll costs. December 31 instead of June 30 covered period. Payback period extended. Call 855-667-4621.
HSA 2021 Limits.To be eligible to make HSA contributions, an individual must be covered under a high deductible health plan. Find out more 855-667-4621.
Maintaining proper work-life- balancechallenging during COVID-19 may find this artcile helpful.Employee Wellness startegies email@example.com.
Return to Work Plans and COVID-19.Things To Consider Before You OpenReturning to Work and Benefits Eligibility Considerations.firstname.lastname@example.org or 855-667-4621.
DOL Issues Final Rule Regarding Extension for Benefit Plans.Understand new COBRA rules and extended enrollment eligibility for health insurance.855-667-4621
Importance of a PEO during COVID-19. PEO Advantages during COVID-19.Rapid Law Changes.PPP loans through the CARES Act. NYS Shared Loans Program.Payroll.HR.Staffing Needs. Affordable Insurance. 855-667-4621 or email@example.com.
On Tuesday, The Senate passed a $484 billion new relief package which will now head to the House for a vote on Thursday. Assuming House passage, the President is expected to sign the bill by the end of the week. Some of the items in the new package include but...
Guidance Follows Executive Order; Requires Emergency Grace Period of at Least 60 Days For Health Insurance Policy Holders & at Least 90 Days for Auto, Homeowners, Renters and Life Insurance Policy Holders
President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion bipartisan stimulus package Friday that is intended to address the threat of economic disaster posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
NY “Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave” is in effect April 2, 2020 until the Federal program (“Families First Coronavirus Response Act”). Call 855-667-4621.