New York Family Paid Leave – Final Regulations

On July 19, 2017, the Notice of Adoption for Paid Family Leave was published in the New York State Register, finalizing the New York Paid Family Leave (“NYPFL”) regulation. Click the image below to view the full summary of the public comments received and effect on the final regulation. For additional information: https://docs.dos.ny.gov/info/register/2017/july19/Rule%20Makings.pdf (beginning on page…

3 Tips to Expand Voluntary Benefits and Save Money

At a time when employers are trying to solve talent gaps while juggling tight budgets, the popularity of voluntary benefits continues to gain traction—with voluntary benefits’ sales increasing for the fifth straight year, according to LIMRA. Voluntary life insurance sales grew 8 percent and supplemental health insurance sales grew 4 percent in 2015, according to…

PCOR Fee Due July 31

Reminder: The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) filing deadline is July 31, 2017 for all self-funded medical plans and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) for plan years ending in 2016. View USI’s outline of plan years and associated amounts.