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Common Summary Plan Description (SPD) Mistakes
  • by Arman Vahdatinia
  • on Jul 11, 2021

Subject to ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) the SPD (Summary Plan Description) is one of the most important documents that participants under a health benefit plan must receive.

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Life Insurance Does A Lot More Than You May Realize
  • by Arman Vahdatinia
  • on Mar 14, 2021

Talking about life insurance can be an uncomfortable topic for most of us. We all go to bed each night and assume that we will wake up the next morning as we always have. We all plan for vacations months in advance with the assumption that we will be there.

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Wrap SPD Requirements – Are you ERISA Compliant?
  • by Arman Vahdatinia
  • on Feb 10, 2021

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) oversees group benefit plans, and with the onset of the Affordable Care Act, the ERISA Summary Plan Description (SPD) requirements are in the spotlight.

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Common Misconceptions About The New ACA Reporting Requirements – (Forms 1094C, 1095C and 1094B, 1095B)
  • by Arman Vahdatinia
  • on Feb 7, 2021

With so much changing within our healthcare systems it can be easy for employers to become overwhelmed and flat out confused! One of the major sources of headache and confusion pertains to the ACA reporting requirement.

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ACA Reporting Requirements
  • by Arman Vahdatinia
  • on Jan 9, 2021

Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) must report information to the IRS regarding the health care coverage offered to full-time employees and full-time equivalent employees (FT/FTE).

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How To Avoid The Painful Surprise of an Unexpected Medical Bill
  • by Arman Vahdatinia
  • on Dec 17, 2020

It has happened to most of us, we visit the doctor, provide our health insurance ID card for services and then receive an unexpected bill a few weeks later. Over the past two years, nearly one-third of privately insured Americans have received an unexpected medical bill where their health plan paid less than expected.

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HSA Eligible Medical Policies
  • by Arman Vahdatinia
  • on Dec 15, 2020

As insurance premiums continue to rise, you may find yourself exploring coverage options you may not have considered in the past. One of which is an HSA eligible policy that has risen in popularity over the years for multiple reasons.

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Eliminating Dependent Coverage? COBRA Rules, and the Employer Shared Responsibility Provision
  • by Arman Vahdatinia
  • on Oct 26, 2020

With healthcare premiums continuously increasing year over year, many employers are searching for options to help reduce their benefit costs. A seemingly quick fix would be to eliminate dependent coverage, but you may want to consider eliminating dependent contribution rather than not offering coverage at all. First and foremost, the circumstances are different for Small […]

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Inflation-Adjusted ERISA Penalties – DOL
  • by Arman Vahdatinia
  • on Sep 27, 2020

The Department of Labor recently released their inflation-adjusted penalties for ERISA, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

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