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Medicare Part D Disclosures due by Feb.29, 2024 for Calendar Year Plans

2024-03-01T19:56:46+00:00

Group health plan sponsors are required to complete an online disclosure form with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on an annual basis and at other select times, indicating whether the plan's prescription drug coverage is creditable or non-creditable. This disclosure requirement applies when an employer-sponsored group health plan provides prescription drug coverage [...]

Medicare Part D Disclosures due by Feb.29, 2024 for Calendar Year Plans2024-03-01T19:56:46+00:00

IRS Releases ACA Pay-or-Play Penalties for 2025

2024-03-01T19:51:57+00:00

On Feb. 12, 2024, the IRS released updated penalty amounts for 2025 related to the employer shared responsibility (pay-or-play) rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). For calendar year 2025, the adjusted $2,000 penalty amount is $2,900 ,and the adjusted $3,000 penalty amount is $4,350. This is a decrease from the penalty amounts for the [...]

IRS Releases ACA Pay-or-Play Penalties for 20252024-03-01T19:51:57+00:00

In-depth Analysis: The New Independent Contractor Rule’s 6 Economic Reality Factors

2024-03-01T19:37:45+00:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued a final rule rescinding and replacing the current independent contractor rule that was published on Jan. 7, 2021. This new rule changes the agency’s guidance on how to analyze who is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), implementing a six-factor economic [...]

In-depth Analysis: The New Independent Contractor Rule’s 6 Economic Reality Factors2024-03-01T19:37:45+00:00

USCIS Issues Final Rule to Adjust Certain Immigration and Naturalization Fees

2024-03-01T19:48:59+00:00

Recently, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a final rule to increase immigration and naturalization fees for multiple employment-based petitions and applications, effective April 1, 2024. Background The USCIS last adjusted its fees in December 2016. The final rule’s fee increases will allow the USCIS to help offset overall costs.The USCIS plans to [...]

USCIS Issues Final Rule to Adjust Certain Immigration and Naturalization Fees2024-03-01T19:48:59+00:00

ERISA Lawsuit Alleges Mismanagement of Prescription Drug Benefits

2024-03-01T19:49:16+00:00

A proposed class action lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) alleges that the company breached its fiduciary duties under ERISA by mismanaging its prescription drug benefits plan. The complaint asserts that J&J violated ERISA’s fiduciary duty of prudence in multiple ways and that this mismanagement cost the plan and its participants millions of dollars [...]

ERISA Lawsuit Alleges Mismanagement of Prescription Drug Benefits2024-03-01T19:49:16+00:00

DOL Releases Audit Results of ERISA Enforcement During 2023

2024-03-01T19:11:26+00:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released the results of its Employee Benefits Security Administration’s (EBSA) enforcement actions during fiscal year(FY) 2023. Through its enforcement of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA),the EBSA oversees approximately 2.8 million health plans, 765,00 private pension plans, and 619,000 other welfare benefit plans. According to the audit, [...]

DOL Releases Audit Results of ERISA Enforcement During 20232024-03-01T19:11:26+00:00

Biden Administration Cancels $1.2 Billion in Student Debt for More Than 150,000 Borrowers

2024-03-01T19:11:52+00:00

On Feb. 21, 2024, President Joe Biden approved $1.2 billion in student debt cancellation for almost 153,000 borrowers currently enrolled in Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) repayment plans, an income-driven repayment program that bases a borrower’s monthly payment on their income, lowering their financial burden. Originally planned for July, this approval relieves borrowers almost [...]

Biden Administration Cancels $1.2 Billion in Student Debt for More Than 150,000 Borrowers2024-03-01T19:11:52+00:00

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) Policy

2024-03-01T19:12:11+00:00

The Pregnancy Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) is a federal law that requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations for the known limitations of a qualified individual related to pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions, unless it would cause undue hardship. complies with all applicable laws requiring accommodating individuals with known limitations related [...]

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) Policy2024-03-01T19:12:11+00:00

Compliance Tracker Newsletter March 2024

2024-03-01T19:12:48+00:00

Upcoming Filing Deadlines A | Provide Affordable Care Act (ACA) Statements to Employees March 1, 2024 Applicable large employers (ALEs) and non-ALEs with self-insured health plans must furnish ACA coverage statements to employees by March 1, 2024. B | Submit Electronic Reports to OSHA March 2, 2024 Employers subject to OSHA’s electronic reporting requirement must [...]

Compliance Tracker Newsletter March 20242024-03-01T19:12:48+00:00

Texas A&M Pregame Tailgate

2024-02-07T19:47:52+00:00

Not only did the Aggie Men's Basketball Team eek out a last second victory against Florida this weekend, but HR&P Solutions & Texas A&M Sports Properties hosted a fantastic pregame tailgate for sponsors and partners of Texas A&M Athletics. Thanks to John Valek III, Madison Waskom, & Erik Book, for their collaboration. Looking forward to [...]

Texas A&M Pregame Tailgate2024-02-07T19:47:52+00:00
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