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.
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.
Michael Johnson and Tom Tropp make the case for building a values-based enterprise by aligning investment decisions with organizational values, securing a reputation for business ethics and allowing employee priorities to drive charitable contributions.
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.
Adam Cottini, Rhonda Marcucci and Petula Workman share advice on aligning HR and benefits technology with an organization’s human capital management strategy by efficiently navigating the rise of options, and effectively protecting employee data from cybersecurity risks.
Ian Altman and Bruce Johnson offer insights on important considerations for a retirement plan strategy, including supporting decision-making with actuarial analysis, and managing transitions and changes.
George Chirayil and Tom Telford discuss solutions for closing compensation gaps and securing talent, the competitive need for both new and modernized executive benefit plans, and the importance of regularly scheduled reviews of plan funding concerns.
Dean Clune emphasizes the need for employers to evolve their financial wellbeing approach to compete for talent and resolve employee debt stress. Providing employees access to key resources helps address near-term spending habits and supports better business outcomes.
Dean Clune and Terri Orem consider key contributors to financial stress such as higher healthcare costs and student debt, and recommend steps for resolving this issue.