Posts Tagged "Employer Benefits"

Plan Designs: Voluntary Benefits

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Plan Designs: Voluntary Benefits

Plan Designs: Voluntary Benefits

As health care costs continue to rise, so has the demand for voluntary benefits. Since many employers find it increasingly difficult to provide employees with a complete benefit package, voluntary benefits have become an ideal solution.   Voluntary benefits allow employers to offer benefits that are attractive to employees without added cost to the company. Employees benefit because they have a variety of insurance options available conveniently in one place, and often with lower...

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Voluntary Benefits

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Voluntary Benefits

Voluntary Benefits

As health care costs continue to rise, so has the demand for voluntary benefits. Since many employers find it increasingly difficult to provide employees with a complete benefit package, voluntary benefits have become an ideal solution. Voluntary benefits allow employers to offer benefits that are attractive to employees without added cost to the company. Employees benefit because they have a variety of insurance options available conveniently in one place, and often with lower premiums...

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When an Employee Refuses Workers’ Compensation Treatment

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on When an Employee Refuses Workers’ Compensation Treatment

When an Employee Refuses Workers’ Compensation Treatment

  Based on the geographic location of your business, many state workers’ compensation statutes limit and mandate certain employer actions when a worker is injured. Depending on the state, there are specific timelines to follow and forms to complete. But what about when a worker is injured and refuses to accept treatment or file a claim? What are your responsibilities? While the exact legal answer depends on your situation and state laws, consider the...

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Understanding Common Aspects of Claims Resolutions

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Understanding Common Aspects of Claims Resolutions

Understanding Common Aspects of Claims Resolutions

Dealing with workers’ compensation claims isn’t always as straightforward as one might hope. Unfortunately, as an employer, sooner or later you will have to deal with an employee injury. To help you through the process, here is a breakdown of some of the common concerns employers have while working through claims.   Independent Medical Examinations (IME)   Your workers’ compensation insurance carrier is entitled to schedule an independent medical examination, or IME. They may...

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ACA Reporting Deadlines Delayed

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on ACA Reporting Deadlines Delayed

ACA Reporting Deadlines Delayed

On Dec. 28, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that deadlines for 2015 Section 6055 and 6056 reporting have been delayed. These deadlines have been extended to give employers and other providers more time to analyze and report coverage information.    The extended due dates are automatic, meaning employers are not required to submit any requests or documentation to the IRS to take advantage of these new deadlines. Any requests previously submitted will not...

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