Are you overwhelmed with all the details of healthcare reform? As regulations are issued, you may need further clarification. Gallagher has compiled an extensive list of frequently asked questions with answers provided by our compliance experts. Sections of the FAQs include Employer Responsibility, Individual Responsibility, Taxes and Subsidies, and Miscellaneous. Updated July 2018.
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Preview of July Compliance Checkpoints: Qualified Medical Child Support Orders and National Medical Support Notices
Tracking various laws and regulations which impact employee benefits can divert time and resources from your core functions such as recruiting top talent, developing strategic benefits and compensation programs, and meeting cost targets. After all, it takes a lot of work to build a better workplace that attracts, retains, and engages the top talent at the right cost. This month, find out what you need to know about meeting compliance requirements for Qualified Medical Child Support Orders and National Medical Support Notices.
Electronic mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and other personal digital assistants are having a positive impact in healthcare. Clinicians have access at their fingertips to data such as current prescription information, patient data and clinical alerts. These devices come in handy for e-visits, medical news updates and to help improve communication between physicians and their colleagues. Surgeons use streaming audio to enhance concentration during surgery and the photographic capability of their devices to help educate post-operative patients.
Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits and HR Consulting practice of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The June 2018 issue includes articles about IRS guidance on affordability and proposed guidance on W-2 reporting, a PCORI fee reminder, a new Vermont drug law, cafeteria plan election rules, a pay discrimination law in Peru, CITs for pension plans, a Supreme Court decision on arbitration agreements, new individual mandates in New Jersey and Vermont, and some important reminders.
Bill Baker, Kent Lonsdale and Richard Polak discuss how to incorporate a human capital approach into a traditional risk management strategy, including the need for policies that balance financial and human capital concerns, and the best practices of leading employers.
George Katsoudas shares insights on why the tight labor market, a generational shift, and the redefinition of work driven by the gig economy are game-changing trends — and how they’re compelling employers to address risks as well as opportunities.
Electronic disclosure of employee benefit communications is becoming more common. There are many different required communications, but no single set of rules that applies to all of them. Our 40-minute recorded webinar focuses on several key rules.
Joy Burton, Nicky Jones-Gyllstrom and Rebecca Kruske touch on purpose-driven support of work-life integration as a way to relieve employee stress, prevent burnout and preserve healthy productivity.
Kevin Cipoletti, Seth Friedman, Mark Rosenberg and Jill Watson discuss the value of an in-depth data analysis in identifying healthcare cost drivers that guide benefits design, inform purchasing and empower decision-making.
Jenny Love, Agnes Nines and Kathleen Schulz spotlight how culture and the work environment affect wellbeing outcomes — for better or worse. They focus on the role of managers in building a resilient workforce and ways to help leaders contribute to a positive experience.