Benefits News

State-Run Retirement Savings Plan OK’d, Mandatory Enrollment Coming in 2020

Dec. 06, 2018

California employers that don’t already offer a workplace retirement savings vehicle will be required to either begin offering one via Read more >

Fall Back: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Nov. 02, 2018

Click here to read the article online. It’s time to grab that extra hour of sleep this weekend! More specifically, Read more >

Traditional Brokers Pushing Into Voluntary Benefits Turf

Oct. 16, 2018

Click here to read the article online. By Cyril Tuohy Traditional employee benefit brokers continue to make inroads against brokers Read more >

Justice Department Approves CVS, Aetna Merger

Oct. 11, 2018

Click here to read the article online. The Wall Street Journal  (10/10, Mathews, Maidenberg, Subscription Publication) reports that on Wednesday, Read more >

Anthem to Buy Cigna for $54 Billion, Creating Nation’s Largest Insurer

Jul. 25, 2015

Click here to read the article online. By Chad Terhune, July 24, 2015, Los Angeles Times Anthem Inc. has agreed Read more >

Health Net to be Acquired for $6.8 Billion

Jul. 07, 2015

Click here to read the article online. By Chad Terhune, July 2, 2015, Los Angeles Times Woodland Hills insurer Health Read more >

Big Day for Health Care Bill Passage

Jun. 11, 2015

Floor sessions on Tuesday in the state Senate and Assembly were fast-paced affairs. The deadline to pass bills out of Read more >

EBA article: Politicians Agree on Cadillac Tax Repeal

May. 01, 2015

The bill, Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act, would repeal the excise tax employers would have to pay on Read more >

Legislative Brief: Controlled Group and Affiliated Service Group Rules

Mar. 10, 2015

The Internal Revenue Code (Code) contains controlled group rules and affiliated service group rules that are used to determine if Read more >

2015 Federal Poverty Line Amounts Issued

Feb. 06, 2015

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced the Federal Poverty Line (“FPL”) amounts, as indexed for 2015.