Posts Tagged ‘new york health insurance’

New ACA Implications for Cafeteria Plans: Change in Status and Changing Employee Elections | NY Employee Benefits

July 23rd, 2015   |   by admin   |   in ACA

By Danielle Capilla, Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors Cafeteria plans, or plans governed by IRS Code Section 125, allow employers to help employees pay for expenses such as health insurance with pre-tax dollars. Employees are given a choice between a taxable benefit (cash) and two or more specified pre-tax qualified benefits, for example, […]

Survey: Employer Contributions to HSAs Decreasing | Brio Benefits

March 26th, 2015   |   by admin   |   in General News

Posted by: Bill Olson   United Benefit Advisors Health Plan Survey Finds Higher HSA Contributions Correlates to Increased Enrollment in High Deductible Health Plans In 2014, employees saw a 10 percent decrease in their average single Health Savings Account (HSA) employer contribution from the previous year, from $574 in 2013 to $515 in 2014, according […]

Wellness Programs Feeling the Heat as the EEOC Increases Its Efforts – Part 2, Federal Regulations | NYC Employee Benefits

March 3rd, 2015   |   by admin   |   in Industry News

As mentioned in the first posting, wellness programs must be analyzed under a myriad of laws and regulations. This post will discuss generally the wellness program landscape in light of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA), the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act […]

2015 Cost-of-Living Adjustments | NYC Benefits Broker

February 23rd, 2015   |   by admin   |   in General News

By Linda Rowings Many employee benefit limits are automatically adjusted each year for inflation (this is often referred to as an “indexed” limit). The Internal Revenue Service and the Social Security Administration have released a number of indexed figures for 2015. Limits of particular interest to employers include the following. For health and Section 125 […]