Category Archives: Employee Benefits

ACA Reporting Deadlines Delayed

On Dec. 28, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that deadlines for 2015 Section 6055 and 6056 reporting have been delayed. The new deadlines are as follows: March 31, 2016 – Deadline for furnishing Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to individuals (previous due date was Feb. 1, 2016) May 31, 2016 – Deadline for filing […]

Creating a Healthy Work Environment

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not easy in this day of busy schedules. When we spend most of our waking hours in the office, a healthy work environment will aid in our goals to obtain and maintain our best health, providing employers with happy and efficient workers. Use this guide to review areas of improvement […]

A Look at the Affordable Care Act: Tax Provisions

Each month AssuredPartners NL will discuss a different aspect of the Affordable Care Act. Stay tuned for more updates on the second Thursday of each month. Click here for more Affordable Care Act blogs. The Affordable Care Act reforms impact the U.S. health care system across the board, with new health care requirements and mandates, patient protections […]

Five Tips for Exercising Safely in Warm Weather

Many people find exercising outdoors enjoyable, especially in the spring, summer and fall months. But, exercising in hot weather can increase your core body temperature, and put extra stress on your body, according to the Mayo Clinic. With the temperatures warming up, it’s important to take a few simple safety precautions when exercising outdoors. Use […]

May is Employee Health & Fitness Month

May is Employee Health & Fitness Month, and a great time to encourage your organization’s employees to get active, and internally promote healthy eating. Employee Health & Fitness Month was created by the National Association for Health and Fitness and ACTIVE Life, and is an observance of health and fitness in the workplace. Studies show […]

A Look at the Affordable Care Act: Workplace Wellness Incentives

Each month AssuredPartners NL will discuss a different aspect of the Affordable Care Act. Stay tuned for more updates on the second Thursday of each month. Click here for more Affordable Care Act blogs. Wellness programs have many benefits – they keep employees healthy and productive, and help keep insurance costs down. With the Affordable Care Act […]

Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements

The IRS has released final regulations on the reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that take effect in 2015. These reports are intended to provide the IRS with information necessary to administer other ACA mandates. According to the IRS, the final information reporting rules are intended to be as streamlined, simple and workable […]

A Look at the Affordable Care Act: Transition Policy for Canceled Health Plans Extended

Each month AssuredPartners NL will discuss a different aspect of the Affordable Care Act. Stay tuned for more updates on the second Thursday of each month. Click here for more Affordable Care Act blogs. The Affordable Care Act legislation includes key reforms that create new health insurance coverage standards, beginning in 2014. Due to these reforms, millions […]

Three Ways to Promote Healthy Eating in Your Wellness Program

A sound wellness program encourages employees to live an overall healthier lifestyle, and can help control health care costs for your organization. According the Department of Labor, wellness programs have many benefits, including the potential to promote healthy behaviors and provide opportunities to improve employees’ health knowledge and skills, among others. Healthy employees are more […]

What are Private Exchanges?

Private Exchanges are not to be confused with the public exchanges that are a part of the Affordable Care Act. Premium subsidies are only available through the public exchanges. Private exchanges have received a lot of attention with several large employers making a decision to have all or a part of its health plan members […]

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