Association Health Plans Final Rules

The Department of Labor recently published a final rule creating flexibility for employers and working owners to band together to sponsor a single Association Health Plan (AHP). The final rule allows multiple employers to jointly sponsor a single group health plan by expanding the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) definition of “employer.” An AHP…

Pharmacogenomics: Better Health and Cost Savings

Drugs are formulated for normal physiology. Physicians with knowledge of a person’s unique genetic makeup can better determine which drugs will be most effective. Anyone who has watched a commercial for a prescription medication expects to hear a disclaimer warning of potential health hazards. Possible side effects — depending on the medication — can range…

USI Northeast Compliance Webinar – Friday, Feb. 2

Join USI Northeast for a FREE, informational webinar with ERISA Counsel/VP Erika Medina on recent compliance updates. The webinar will focus on: Tax reform; Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Dept. of Labor (DOL) regulatory agenda; Wellness Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) delayed enforcement; New York Paid Family Leave updates; and San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance…