Midyear adjustments to health plans permitted due to COVID-19

Employers can now allow employees the opportunity to make midyear adjustment to their health insurance plans and flexible spending plans for the 2020 plan year, according to a notice issued by the IRS in response to the coronavirus crisis. The IRS issued its guidance on May 12, which relaxes the rules relating to election changes […]

Reduce insurance costs by encouraging employee wellness

Protecting your company through the purchase of various forms of insurance is a risk-management necessity. But just because you must buy coverage doesn’t mean you can’t manage the cost of doing so. Obviously, the safer your workplace, the less likely you’ll incur costly claims and high workers’ compensation premiums. There are, however, bigger-picture issues that […]