Human Resources News & Insights

The state of HR: What should be keeping you up at night?

While HR pros are a little less worried about the ACA and DOL enforcement than in previous years, thanks to the effects of the #MeToo movement and an uptick in sexual harassment lawsuits, a number of other workplace issues have them concerned.

DOL’s last-minute changes to fee disclosure rules

By now you should’ve received fee disclosures from your retirement plan providers (they were due to plan sponsors by July 1). But if you didn’t, or you don’t like what you’ve seen, here’s what you’re required to do.

White House scales back health reform’s claims, appeals regs

In what comes as welcome news to many employers, the Obama administration just eased some of the regs proposed last year involving internal healthcare claims and appeals processes.

Feds delay enforcement of 4 healthcare reform regs

Employers have been given more time to comply with some of the new rules designed to protect patients who receive health insurance claims denials.

Thanks to new medical loss ratio regs, you could get a rebate

Beginning in 2011, insurers in the individual and group market must spend at least 80% of the premiums they receive on health care — or issue rebates for the difference.

Feds to loosen health reform regs, again?

As more healthcare reform mandates begin to take effect, the White House has been analyzing the new law’s impact. And as a result, it’s contemplating loosening yet another requirement.

Just a reminder: Healthcare reform’s officially here

Just in case the date slipped your mind, the first wave of healthcare reform regs became effective Sept. 23. Here’s a quick refresher course on the new rules.

Feds clear up 4 tricky points of new FSA, HRA regs

Confused (or have employees that are confused) about the changes the health reform law made to how — and what — drug purchases can be reimbursed through pre-tax health savings plans? Well, help has finally arrived.

Big changes coming to retirement plan fee disclosure rules

Soon employers will know exactly what their retirement plan service providers are charging, according to the feds.