Stiff Penalties for ACA Reporting and Disclosure Failures

Applicable large employers (ALEs) are required to file Forms 1094-B and 1094-C with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by March 1, 2021, or March 31,

Exit Interview Gold

Departing employees are a wealth of information. Unfortunately, exit interviews are often treated by HR as a box to be checked rather than a treasure

New Broker Compensation Disclosure Rules Apply to Health Plans

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Appropriations Act) signed into law on December 27, 2020, includes new service provider compensation disclo

Networking: What’s Mine is Yours

Over the last year, LinkedIn has been painted green @ the color of the @open to work@ profile frames that pepper our newsfeeds. It seems as if everyon

The Holiday Club Account: A Blast from Savings Past

Like all good things, the holidays have come to an end. Although you are ready to rest from the hustle-bustle of wrapping presents and cooking, your b

HHS Non-Enforcement of Telehealth Related HIPAA Breaches

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly expanded the use of telehealth services due to medical office closures and the lack of access to other in pers

SMART Goal Revamp

January brings chilly winds from the north and often marks the beginning of a new fiscal year for many in corporate America. Some use this month to pr

At the Corner of Diversity and Talent

When thinking of increasing diversity at work, recruiters may target applicants from a specific group or @candidate pool.@ For example, a financial se

Employee Assistance Program Myths Debunked

Does this sound familiar? You receive an email from your HR department reminding you of access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and without th

More than Reasonably Priced Furniture: The Ikea Effect

You may shudder recalling the last time you ordered something online, and it arrived in individual boxes with a lengthy set of instructions and an All