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We explore the possible impact of the COVID-19 stimulus package – Impact on employee benefit and leave programson employee benefit and leave programs
We take a look at what multiemployer pension plans should do to weather this crisis
Segal's Tami Simon outlines what leaders can do to steer their organizations towards success in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
The federal government continues to prioritize the enforcement of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).
We highlight the CARES Act provisions that affect group health plans.
We look at two new types of leave for governmental employers and private employers with fewer than 500 employees.
The CARES Act is generally immediately effective. That means there are action items plan sponsors need to consider now.
An article analyzing the affect of the coronavirus on health insurance premiums includes insight from National Health Practice Leader Ed Kaplan.
Life during a pandemic places a tremendous strain on many people's mental health. Here's what you can do to help.
Forecast the impact of COVID-19 on your group health plan.
This issue explores how the coronavirus has affected retirement plans and more.
A new act signed into law lays down guidelines for group health plan coverage, paid family and medical leave, and more.
Our consultants have compiled a checklist of what actions you can take to bring order to these uncertain times.
The article by Elizabeth Bauer features data and insight from Segal on the multiemployer pension crisis.
The Investment Brief looks at what we know and what questions investors should be asking.
We cover some frequently asked questions about the coronavirus and group health plans.
We cover some frequently asked questions about the coronavirus and its impact on the workforce.
Can ERISA-governed multiemployer welfare funds reimburse trustees for unused travel expenses outside of a refund policy but due to COVID-19?
This is a reminder about two compliance issues that might need plan sponsor attention at this time.
Read on to discover what you need to tell your participants about the ongoing pandemic.
State insurance commissioners have issued directives to implement modifications to existing insurance regulations in light of COVID-19.
The first step for a successful merger or acquisition? Assessing your organization's M&A readiness before it's too late.
The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020 provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies.
Segal Benz's communication professionals share tips on how employers should be talking to employees about the coronavirus pandemic.
She spoke to Employee Benefit News about how the coronavirus is bringing a focus on remote conferencing and telemedicine options.
Read our handy summary chart of ACA dollar amounts and percentages, updated whenever new information is published.
Retirement plan sponsors may need to take certain actions in order to stay compliant with the new legislation.
A recent poll finds Millennial and Gen Z workers want to stick with their employers longer than their reputation for job-hopping suggests.
The Supreme Court agrees to hear case on whether the ACA is unconstitutional
Segal's Megan Yost wrote an article about why it's critical to communicate with employees about retirement
Tami Simon was interviewed by HR Executive about what is causing HR leadership the most stress
Yesterday, in the Intel v. Sulyma case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in the participant’s favor today, finding that a participant does not
Effective July 1, 2020, the state's residents will no longer need to carry personal injury protection (PIP) on their auto policies.
Segal's Jennifer Benz pierces the fog of confusion surrounding employee benefits communication in this article in HR Executive.
In this webinar, we break down how new technologies and processes can help sustain the benefits on which your employees depend on.
Segal's Jennifer Donnelly was featured in an article about adopting a four-day work week.
Tim Barron talks about the impact of the virus in Asia.
Segal provides trenchant insights in an Employee Benefits News article on strategies to reduce healthcare costs.
Getting the third party administrator that's perfect for your plan begins with an effective request for proposal.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued new information for non-grandfathered group health plans.
Employers should take these actions to protect their workplaces and homes.
In this webinar, we review HIPAA data privacy and security processes.
Avoid feeling sick about your health plan expenses by cutting down on one of its most costly components.
Segal’s Moshe Mayefsky reveals in BenefitsPro how conducting a deep dive into a company’s comp can reveal multifaceted insights related to pay equity.
The latest edition of Prism examines how strong equity returns buoyed pension plans and more.
The end-of-year spending legislation has important implications for some health plans and fringe benefits.
A retirement plan committee without a charter is like a ship without a navigator — the crew would not know where they are going or how to get there.
Get an overview of the news and strategies health plan sponsors need to know.
We've signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the business of LRWL Inc., a leader in public sector retirement systems implementation services.
Segal's Tami Simon talks to SHRM about how improving the lives of employee caregivers helps the entire organization.
Segal talks to Chief Executive magazine about how family-run businesses can attract competitive talent to their companies.
Segal's Myrna Hellerman talks to Chief Executive about how companies can best use compensation survey data for great results.
We've refreshed our website and company name to emphasize our tradition of strengthening clients and their people.
You may not want to think about your employees stealing from you or your clients. But you need to protect against it with fidelity bonds.
On December 23, 2019, the FDA published guidance on two pathways to promote access to safe, lower-cost prescription drugs.
The new paid leave rights will be available for any birth or placement for adoption or foster care occurring on or after October 1, 2020.
Stay up to date on the latest retirement plan developments with Currents.
The ruling was made on December 18, 2019.
The deadline for comments on the proposal is 5 pm on January 14, 2020.
President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law before December 20.
Get our annual guide to compliance requirements for sponsors of health and retirement plans.
Read about the 2020 limits for retirement plans.
Improving the operations of your HR department leads to a better, more efficient organization. Let us help.
The best plan in the world won't help your organization if you botch the execution. We'll help you succeed with strategy execution consulting.
Read the new guidance on ACA reporting for 2019.
You can't expect to have a successful retirement plan without top-notch design. Read on to find out how we can help.
We conduct scores of retrospective on-site claims reviews. Get the details.
The multiemployer pension recapitalization and reform plan was released on November 20, 2019.
Your organization is constantly at risk of a lawsuit from one of your people. Make sure you're ready with EPLI insurance.
Read about what's changing and what's not in 2020.
Our 2020 Compensation Planning Analysis found that projections for 2020 salary budgets will remain relatively flat.
The relationship between supervisor and employee isn't what it used to be.
We'll listen and help you design a health benefits plan that works for your people and your bottom line.
We can help you how to simplify and lower the associated expenses with our holistic, comprehensive healthcare cost reduction service.
It published the proposed rule on October 23, 2019.
Read more about how and why to create a standout offboarding process
Our people will help you keep on top of new regulations and best practices to make sure your DC retirement plan remains safe.
In October 2019 the PBGC issues a proposal that would change interest rates for private sector lump-sum calculations.
Our actuarial services helps your organization build a sustainable retirement plan for all of your participants.
Perform "what if" projections and see the real-time impact of changing financial and demographic variables.
Know tomorrow's medical and prescription drug plan costs today.
Get a concise series of graphs placing our latest health cost trend findings in a historical context stretching back 15 years.
Meet Crosscheck, our benefit administration review program.
Attracting the right people to your organization — and keeping them happy — solves more problems than you can imagine.
On September 24, 2019, the DOL announced a final rule governing the salary threshold for overtime exemptions on certain employees.
The answer has changed. Get all the details.
We look at operational risk in multiemployer defined contribution plans.
These FAQS on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act make final those issues in 2018.
If you're in higher education, your performance management strategy could likely use a refresh. This webinar will keep you up to date.
The guidance was issued on August 26, 2019.
HHS and the FDA outlined the steps they'll take on prescription drug importation.
If you're experiencing these issues, you may need to optimize your benefits administration system.
The Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 was passed on July 24, 2019.
The Treasury Department and the IRS have expanded the list of preventive care benefits from HSAs and HDHPs.
The bill passed the House of Representatives on July 17, 2019.
Get ahead of the curve by learning about tomorrow's workforce trends today.
Learn about the consequences to employers when workers opt to defer these benefits.
Stop-loss insurance provides protection against catastrophic or unpredictable losses.
On June 13, 2019 there was a new rule expanding the use of HRAs.
Onboarding has been a “hot potato” issue in many hospitals. Learn about the pitfalls in a poor onboarding process.
Read about the various factors affecting cost effectiveness and fee transparency in DC plans.
Make sure you're still up to date with your HIPAA and security policies.
The Medicare Part D standard benefit design parameters will be higher in 2020.
The House passed the bill on May 23, 2019.
Our incident management process workshop will help protect you from digital threats.
These are the challenges for benefits administration, technology and HR, according to our data.
It passed the package of seven different bills on May 16, 2019.
Learn more about whether traditional incentives work when it comes to your higher education talent.
Trump called on Congress to take action on May 9, 2019.
Most but not all penalties will be reduced, according to a recent notice.
The IRS made the announcement on May 2, 2019.
On May 2, 2019 the PBGC published a final regulation intended to simplify some reporting and disclosure obligations.
It's your responsibility. Be prepared.
Learn more about how to strategically use benefits to attract the most sought-after talent to your institution.
Risk is a fundamental feature of any defined benefit pension or defined contribution program. Managing risk is a significant challenge.
Learn how we help organizations become better at getting the most from their people.
Recent activity in Washington underscores extreme differences of opinion about the future of the ACA.
The deadline is April 1, 2019.
IRS no longer intends to issue regulations prohibiting defined benefit pension plans from retiree lump-sum windows
The rule would modify overtime rules published in 2016, which were later declared invalid by a district court.
Read more about this new IRS Private Letter Ruling
This handy list will help point out where you may need help with compliance.
The tables are the first mortality study based exclusively on public sector plans.
Learn about what rules and regulations regularly trip up organizations and how you can avoid their mistakes.
Without the proper compensation structure, your organization will bleed money and talent. Here's how we'll help.
Get a sneak peek at the workplace of the future.
Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act’s Excise Tax on High-Cost Plans
Departments Seek Ways to Help Health Plan Sponsors Preserve “Grandfathered Status” under the Affordable Care Act
The proposal would affect Medicare Part D and Medicaid managed care organizations.
Learn tips and best practices for running meetings that will make you a hero in the break room.
Your people will depend on their pension plans for decades of retirement living. Make sure you've built a plan that lasts.
We cover potential vulnerabilities for DC plans, strategy for managing DC plan data security risks, and the ROI of being prepared.
Read about the benefits of state employees across the country.
How we saved an organization revenue and talent by vastly improving engagement with the group’s 401(k) plan.
What you don’t know can hurt you. Find out how.
Get straight to the point with your messaging by leveraging the power of video in your communications.
We'll help secure your organization's future with our succession management consulting.
Increases in medical and prescription drug costs projected to be lower for 2019.
we look at how cutting edge organizations employ data analytics, plan differentiation and targeted communication to take advantage of their DC plans.
We'll help you attract new talent and retain your current stars with our employee value proposition consulting.
See how your programs stack up in our 36-page study.
It's easy to overlook operational risk when planning your retirement plan, but we're here to help you defend against it.
Our team will help you build and maintain your defined contribution plan so both you and your people enjoy peace of mind about the future.
Your organization is only as good as the people who work for it. Make sure your total rewards strategies bring in the right employees.
Help yourself by helping your people thrive in their careers at your organization.
How we can raise your organization's sales force effectiveness to keep bringing in the business.
Getting the most out of your people means making sure you're linking pay for performance
Around 130 multiemployer pension plans are projected to become insolvent in the next 20 years.
We’re ready to help you get the comprehensive and cost-effective D&O liability insurance policy you deserve.
Segal Select Insurance's Diane MacNally and Candice Germain discuss key points about social engineering fraud and how best to protect yourself.
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