March 4, 2022

IRS Adds to FAQs on Tax Credits for Leave Under FFCRA and ARPA

On March 3, 2022, the IRS issued four new answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about tax credits for employee leave taken under the Families First […]
February 7, 2022

Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2022

Many employee benefits (such as HSAs, health FSAs and transportation fringe benefit plans) are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically updated for inflation. This […]
January 14, 2022

Supreme Court Reinstates Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers

On Jan. 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court dissolved the temporary injunctions blocking enforcement of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) emergency rule requiring […]
January 13, 2022

Supreme Court Stays OSHA ETS Vaccination and Testing Mandate

An update on the Supreme Court of the United States ruling on the OSHA ETS vaccination and testing mandate. Click link for more information: Supreme Court […]
January 11, 2022

Agencies Issue Guidance on Coverage of OTC COVID-19 Tests

On Jan. 10, 2022, the Depts. of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury issued FAQ guidance regarding the requirements for group health plans […]
November 15, 2021

5th Circuit Court of Appeals Extends Stay of OSHA ETS

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to extend the stay of the OSHA vaccine and testing emergency temporary standard. Click link for more information: Fifth […]
November 5, 2021

OSHA Releases Vaccination and Testing ETS

OSHA released the vaccine mandate requirements for employers with 100 or more employees. Click link for more information: OSHA Releases Vaccination and Testing ETS
August 7, 2019

IRS Expands Preventive Care for HDHPs to Include Chronic Conditions

OVERVIEW On July 17, 2019, the IRS released Notice 2019-45 to add care for a range of chronic conditions to the list of preventive care benefits […]
January 22, 2019

2019 Limits to Know

Many benefit plan limits have changed for the new calendar year. Here are those changes: 2019 Limits to Know Infographic: 401K Limits: Pre-Tax Contributions: $19,000 (up […]