Directions Newsletter - December 2015

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Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits & HR Consulting operations of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The December 2015 issue includes healthcare reform updates, a technical bulletin, webinar information and a variety of benefits and HR news.

  • Staffing Agency Workers and ACA Offers of Coverage
  • Some Small Employers May be Permitted to Reimburse Medicare Part B and D Premiums in 2017
  • Employers Not Ready to Revolutionize Benefits Plans
  • DOL Issues Advisory Opinion on Stop Loss Insurance as an ERISA Plan Asset
  • Cafeteria Plan Amendments You Don’t Want to Forget
  • Employees Overwhelmingly Want to Choose Their Own Benefits
  • 7 Benefits of HSAs
  • Employers Aware, Concerned About Overtime Exempt Status
  • Despite Higher Risks, Greater Percentage of Employees are Holiday Shopping at Work
  • EBSA Clarifies its Views on Plan Fiduciaries’ Duties Concerning Economically Targeted Investments
  • What’s New in State Laws
  • Upcoming Deadlines