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May 20, 2020

DOE Releases Final Rule on Title IX Regulations

The Department of Education (DOE) has released a much-anticipated Final Rule mandating sweeping changes

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May 19, 2020

Governmental Health Plans and Extended Deadlines

New guidance clarifies the impact of the guidance on non-federal government health plans.

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May 14, 2020

New Flexibility for Cafeteria Plan Elections

Employers with cafeteria plans now have significant flexibility to address challenges that have arisen because of the COVID-19 public health emergency

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May 13, 2020

Why You Need an RFP for Your Benefits Administration System

Find the right system for your plan and benefits administration

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May 13, 2020

Are You Covered For Social Engineering Fraud?

Segal Select Insurance's Diane McNally talks about why your current insurance coverage may not cover cases of social engineering fraud.

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May 13, 2020

Forbes Article on Coronavirus' Impact on Higher Education

Segal's Allison Vaillancourt weighs in on the virus' impact on institutions of higher education.

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May 12, 2020

Multiemployer Pension Plan Funding Status Improved in 2019

It's too soon for a comprehensive analysis of COVID-19's impact on ME pensions plans, but they entered 2020 with some good news.020

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May 12, 2020

IRS FAQs on Plan Distributions and Loans Related to COVID-19

The IRS has issued guidance in the form of FAQs that clarifies the distribution and loan relief provisions made available to retirement plans

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May 12, 2020

ACA OOP Limit for 2021 & Guidance on Rx Manufacturer Coupons

The Department of Health and Human Services issued an important notice for plans not grandfathered in under the ACA.

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May 11, 2020

Make Sure You're Covered For Social Engineering Fraud

Your existing insurance may not provide adequate protection.

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May 11, 2020

Insurance Coverage Type Determines When to Notify Carriers

Make sure you know when you're obligated to notify your insurance carrier of a claim.

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May 8, 2020

Best Practices for the Remote HR Professional

Tami Simon provides the lighter side of working from home best practices

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May 7, 2020

Dealing With Employee Burnout? Here’s How to Help.

Preventing burnout among your people has always been important, but with the world in the grips of a pandemic, the challenge has never been greater.

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May 6, 2020

Segal Offers Club Vita’s Longevity Service to Plan Sponsors

Longevity risk reporting service will help Segal’s clients with pension plan management and enhanced analytical tools.

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May 5, 2020

Key Workforce Strategies for Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis

Watch our webinar to learn how your institution of higher education can not only survive the current moment, but thrive in the post-pandemic world.

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May 4, 2020

COVID-19’s Impact on Short-Term Disability Plan Costs

Read about how our new model can help you predict the pandemic's effect on costs.

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May 4, 2020

Health Plan Sponsors: There Are New Model COBRA Notices

The Department of Labor's new model COBRA notices for continued health coverage contain new information regarding Medicare

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May 1, 2020

Health and Disability Plan Deadlines Extended

The Departments of Labor (DOL) and Treasury, in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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May 1, 2020

DOL Filing Deadlines & Fiduciary Relief for Retirement Plans

Fiduciaries and administrators of private sector retirement plans will be relieved to learn that the Department of Labor has issued guidance in respon

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April 30, 2020

PLANSPONSOR Analysis of ME Plan Crisis and COVID-19

National director of multiemployer consulting David Brenner talks to PLANSPONSOR about how COVID-19 influences the ME pension plan crisis

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April 30, 2020

Greenwich Associates Awards Segal Marco Advisors

Greenwich Associates Awards Segal Marco Advisors its Greenwich Quality Leader Designation for the Second Year in a Row

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April 27, 2020

Institutional Investor Quotes Segal Marco Advisors

The B2B publication includes insights from SMA in their article on private equity investments

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April 21, 2020

How COVID-19 May Affect People in Their 20s

Young people can't avoid how the coronavirus has already changed everything.

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April 20, 2020

Review Commercial & Voluntary Insurance in Light of COVID-19

We consider some aspects of each type of insurance your may need to review in light of COVID-19.

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April 17, 2020

Impact of Furloughs and Layoffs on Corporate DB and DC Plans

During this COVID-19 public health emergency and the accompanying financial turmoil

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April 16, 2020

Priorities in Focus: Your COVID-19 Response Framework

A practical guide for your workforce priorities

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April 15, 2020

Our Model Pension Plan Funded Status Plummeted in Q1 2020

Pension Plan Funded Status Plummets as COVID-19 Drives Large Equity Losses in Q1 2020.

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April 14, 2020

COVID-19 Drives Digital Health Trends

One of the coronavirus' side effects is a growing acceptance of virtual care.

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April 14, 2020

Answers to FAQs on COVID-19 Testing Requirements

Here are the answers to the FAQs about the new federal requirements for coverage of diagnostic testing services for COVID-19

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April 14, 2020

As Organizations Go Remote, Cyber Crime is on the Rise

We consider how increased remote work due to COVID-19 may be affecting cyber liability insurance, now and in the future.

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April 13, 2020

Employer Strategies for Use of Biosimilar Pharmaceuticals

Employers have a relatively new instrument in their drug-management toolkit: biosimilars. Learn more in our latest report.

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April 10, 2020

Health Plan News and Strategies for Plan Sponsors: Q2 2020

Take a peek into tomorrow with our roundup of healthcare news in this latest issue of Trends

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April 10, 2020

State Insurance Premium Payment Relief Related to COVID-19

In response to hardships related to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, states have begun to issue notices about new insurance

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April 9, 2020

The COVID-19 Stimulus Package – What Might Be the Impact?

We explore the possible impact of the COVID-19 stimulus package – Impact on employee benefit and leave programson employee benefit and leave programs

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April 9, 2020

Read What We Wrote Congress on Multiemployer Pension Relief

In the wake of COVID-19, multiemployer plans need urgent pension relief.

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April 6, 2020

Will Your Multiemployer Pension Plan Ride Out the Storm?

We take a look at what multiemployer pension plans should do to weather this crisis

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April 6, 2020

Segal Quoted in Employee Benefits News on Caregiving

Tami Simon weighs in on what employers can do to support the caregivers among their workforce.

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April 3, 2020

How Executives Can Lead Through a Crisis

Segal's Tami Simon outlines what leaders can do to steer their organizations towards success in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 30, 2020

Federal Focus on Mental Health Parity Enforcement Continues

The federal government continues to prioritize the enforcement of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).

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March 30, 2020

Impact of CARES Act on Health Plans

We highlight the CARES Act provisions that affect group health plans.

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March 30, 2020

DOL Guidance on Paid Leave Related to COVID-19

We look at two new types of leave for governmental employers and private employers with fewer than 500 employees.

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March 30, 2020

Impact of CARES Act on Retirement Plans

The CARES Act is generally immediately effective. That means there are action items plan sponsors need to consider now.

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March 30, 2020

New York Times Article on Coronavirus and Health Insurance

An article analyzing the affect of the coronavirus on health insurance premiums includes insight from National Health Practice Leader Ed Kaplan.

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March 25, 2020

Helping Individuals Cope in Response to COVID-19

Life during a pandemic places a tremendous strain on many people's mental health. Here's what you can do to help.

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March 24, 2020

What Might Be the Health Plan Cost Impact of COVID-19?

Forecast the impact of COVID-19 on your group health plan.

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March 24, 2020

Coronavirus' Effects on Retirement Plans: Currents Q1 2020

This issue explores how the coronavirus has affected retirement plans and more.

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March 23, 2020

Managing Your Operations During the COVID-19 Crisis

Watch our webinar to hear our professionals give advice on how to manage your day-to-day operations during the coronavirus outbreak.

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March 20, 2020

New Law Addresses Coronavirus Testing, FMLA and Sick Leave

A new act signed into law lays down guidelines for group health plan coverage, paid family and medical leave, and more.

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March 19, 2020

How to Lead Your Organization Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Our consultants have compiled a checklist of what actions you can take to bring order to these uncertain times.

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March 18, 2020

Segal in Forbes Article on Multiemployer Pension News

The article by Elizabeth Bauer features data and insight from Segal on the multiemployer pension crisis.

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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 and the Investment Environment

The Investment Brief looks at what we know and what questions investors should be asking.

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March 16, 2020

Group Health Plans and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

We cover some frequently asked questions about the coronavirus and group health plans.

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March 16, 2020

Preparing Your Workforce for the Coronavirus: Guidance

We cover some frequently asked questions about the coronavirus and its impact on the workforce.

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March 16, 2020

ERISA-governed Funds: Reimbursing Cancelled Travel?

Can ERISA-governed multiemployer welfare funds reimburse trustees for unused travel expenses outside of a refund policy but due to COVID-19?

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March 13, 2020

Reminders about 403(b) Plans and Hardship Distributions

This is a reminder about two compliance issues that might need plan sponsor attention at this time.

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March 11, 2020

How Multiemployer Funds Should Talk about the Coronavirus

Read on to discover what you need to tell your participants about the ongoing pandemic.

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March 11, 2020

Coronavirus Test Coverage and Group Health Plans

State insurance commissioners have issued directives to implement modifications to existing insurance regulations in light of COVID-19.

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March 10, 2020

M&A Readiness: Be Prepared For Your Company’s Biggest Day

The first step for a successful merger or acquisition? Assessing your organization's M&A readiness before it's too late.

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March 10, 2020

Medicare Telehealth Expansion in COVID-19 Spending Law

The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020 provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies.

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March 9, 2020

Segal Benz: What to Tell Employees about the Coronavirus

Segal Benz's communication professionals share tips on how employers should be talking to employees about the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 9, 2020

Segal's Jennifer Benz on the Coronavirus and the Workforce

She spoke to Employee Benefit News about how the coronavirus is bringing a focus on remote conferencing and telemedicine options.

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March 4, 2020

ACA Percentages and Dollar Amounts, All in One Place

Read our handy summary chart of ACA dollar amounts and percentages, updated whenever new information is published.

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March 4, 2020

What Plan Sponsors May Need to Change For SECURE Act

Retirement plan sponsors may need to take certain actions in order to stay compliant with the new legislation.

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March 3, 2020

Younger Employees in the Workplace Remain Loyal

A recent poll finds Millennial and Gen Z workers want to stick with their employers longer than their reputation for job-hopping suggests.

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March 2, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Latest ACA Challenge

The Supreme Court agrees to hear case on whether the ACA is unconstitutional

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March 2, 2020

Read Megan Yost on why retirement communications are vital

Segal's Megan Yost wrote an article about why it's critical to communicate with employees about retirement

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March 2, 2020

In 2020, What's Keeping HR Leadership up at Night?

Tami Simon was interviewed by HR Executive about what is causing HR leadership the most stress

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February 27, 2020

SCOTUS: Receipt of DC Plan Disclosure Not “Actual Knowledge”

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

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February 26, 2020

MI’s New Auto Insurance Law May Affect Group Health Plans

Effective July 1, 2020, the state's residents will no longer need to carry personal injury protection (PIP) on their auto policies.

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February 20, 2020

Jennifer Benz Featured in HR Executive

Segal's Jennifer Benz pierces the fog of confusion surrounding employee benefits communication in this article in HR Executive.

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February 19, 2020

Finding the Right Processes for Your Retirement Offerings

In this webinar, we break down how new technologies and processes can help sustain the benefits on which your employees depend on.

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February 19, 2020

SHRM Article on Four-Day Workweek Benefits

Segal's Jennifer Donnelly was featured in an article about adopting a four-day work week.

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February 17, 2020

Segal Marco Advisors Quoted in Forbes Article on Coronavirus

Tim Barron talks about the impact of the virus in Asia.

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February 13, 2020

Segal's Tami Simon on Strategies to Reduce Healthcare Costs

Segal provides trenchant insights in an Employee Benefits News article on strategies to reduce healthcare costs.

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February 10, 2020

How to Choose the Right TPA

Getting the third party administrator that's perfect for your plan begins with an effective request for proposal.

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February 10, 2020

Rx Manufacturer Coupons & the ACA’s Out-of-Pocket Limit

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued new information for non-grandfathered group health plans.

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February 6, 2020

What You Need to Know about the New Coronavirus

Employers should take these actions to protect their workplaces and homes.

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February 6, 2020

How Confident Are You With Your HIPAA Data Security?

In this webinar, we review HIPAA data privacy and security processes.

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February 1, 2020

Strategies Sponsors Can Use To Reduce Hospital Readmissions

Avoid feeling sick about your health plan expenses by cutting down on one of its most costly components.

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February 1, 2020

Why Mental Health Parity Protects Your Participants

One glance at our factsheet makes it clear why everyone should care about participants' mental health

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January 31, 2020

Segal’s Moshe Mayefsky Talks Pay Equity in BenefitsPro

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.

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January 30, 2020

Prism: Funded Status of Pension Plan and More in Q4 2019

The latest edition of Prism examines how strong equity returns buoyed pension plans and more.

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January 30, 2020

Clean Up Your Data to Lower Your PBGC Rates

Bad data can cost you more than you think. Learn how we cleaned things up for a client and saved them a bundle.

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January 28, 2020

Appropriations Acts: Health and Fringe Benefits

The end-of-year spending legislation has important implications for some health plans and fringe benefits.

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January 23, 2020

Managing Data for Defined Benefit Pension Plan Termination

Our journey consulting service helps guarantee that you base some of your most difficult decisions around good data. Read how in this client story.

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January 21, 2020

Why Your Plan May Need a Retirement Committee Charter

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.

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January 15, 2020

Health Plan News and Strategies for Plan Sponsors: Q1 2020

Get an overview of the news and strategies health plan sponsors need to know.

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January 15, 2020

Segal Acquires Public Sector Consulting Industry Leader LRWL

We've signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the business of LRWL Inc., a leader in public sector retirement systems implementation services.

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January 10, 2020

Tami Simon Discusses Why Employee Caregivers Matter to All

Segal's Tami Simon talks to SHRM about how improving the lives of employee caregivers helps the entire organization.

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January 9, 2020

Segal Shares Insights on Family Business Recruiting

Segal talks to Chief Executive magazine about how family-run businesses can attract competitive talent to their companies.

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January 8, 2020

How to Use Compensation Survey Data: Segal Shares Insights

Segal's Myrna Hellerman talks to Chief Executive about how companies can best use compensation survey data for great results.

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January 6, 2020

Segal Launches a Brand Refresh

We've refreshed our website and company name to emphasize our tradition of strengthening clients and their people.

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January 3, 2020

Fidelity Bond Insurance Protects You From Theft and Fraud

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.

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January 3, 2020

Proposed Guidance on Rx Importation

On December 23, 2019, the FDA published guidance on two pathways to promote access to safe, lower-cost prescription drugs.

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December 27, 2019

New Paid Leave Rights for Federal Employees

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.

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December 23, 2019

Multiemployer Pension News: Q4 2019

Stay up to date on the latest retirement plan developments with Currents.

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December 20, 2019

Latest Court Ruling on ACA Has No Immediate Impact on Plans

The ruling was made on December 18, 2019.

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December 18, 2019

Proposed Rule Would Require Transparency of Cost-Sharing and Pricing Information

The deadline for comments on the proposal is 5 pm on January 14, 2020.

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December 18, 2019

Congress Set to Repeal 40 Percent Excise Tax on High-Cost Health Plans; Pass SECURE Act

President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law before December 20.

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December 17, 2019

2020 Reporting and Disclosure Guide

Get our annual guide to compliance requirements for sponsors of health and retirement plans.

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December 12, 2019

IRS Dollar Limits and Social Security Figures to Increase

Read about the 2020 limits for retirement plans.

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December 11, 2019

HR Effectiveness Holds It All Together

Improving the operations of your HR department leads to a better, more efficient organization. Let us help.

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December 5, 2019

Strategy Execution Helps You Stick the Landing

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.

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December 5, 2019

Guidance on Affordable Care Act Reporting for 2019

Read the new guidance on ACA reporting for 2019.

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November 26, 2019

Retirement Plan Design — Your Most Important Benefit

You can't expect to have a successful retirement plan without top-notch design. Read on to find out how we can help.

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November 22, 2019

Claims Auditing That Reviews Your Entire Claims Process

We conduct scores of retrospective on-site claims reviews. Get the details.

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November 22, 2019

Senators Grassley and Alexander's Proposal on Pension Plan Reform

The multiemployer pension recapitalization and reform plan was released on November 20, 2019.

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November 21, 2019

Employment Practices Liability Insurance Helps Protect You From Your Employees' Mistakes

Your organization is constantly at risk of a lawsuit from one of your people. Make sure you're ready with EPLI insurance.

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November 20, 2019

2020 Premiums and More for Medicare Parts A and B

Read about what's changing and what's not in 2020.

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November 18, 2019

2020 Compensation Planning Analysis

Our 2020 Compensation Planning Analysis found that projections for 2020 salary budgets will remain relatively flat.

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November 11, 2019

Performance Management in the 21st Century

The relationship between supervisor and employee isn't what it used to be.

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November 8, 2019

Health Plan Design That Works for Your People and Your Bottom Line

We'll listen and help you design a health benefits plan that works for your people and your bottom line.

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November 6, 2019

Reduce Healthcare Costs with Analytics

We can help you how to simplify and lower the associated expenses with our holistic, comprehensive healthcare cost reduction service.

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November 6, 2019

DOL Proposes New Safe Harbor for Electronic Disclosure by Pension Plans

It published the proposed rule on October 23, 2019.

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November 5, 2019

Offboarding Employees is an Overlooked Edge for Your Organization

Read more about how and why to create a standout offboarding process

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November 5, 2019

Retirement Plan Governance Protects Your People's Future

Our people will help you keep on top of new regulations and best practices to make sure your DC retirement plan remains safe.

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October 31, 2019

PBGC Proposes Change in Interest Rates

In October 2019 the PBGC issues a proposal that would change interest rates for private sector lump-sum calculations.

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October 28, 2019

Actuarial Services—Forecast Plan Funding Requirements

Our actuarial services helps your organization build a sustainable retirement plan for all of your participants.

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October 24, 2019

Meet Segal Pulse, Our Plan Forecasting Tool

Perform "what if" projections and see the real-time impact of changing financial and demographic variables.

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October 23, 2019

2020 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey

Know tomorrow's medical and prescription drug plan costs today.

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October 23, 2019

Health Care Costs by Year: Breaking Down 15 Years of Health Trend Data

Get a concise series of graphs placing our latest health cost trend findings in a historical context stretching back 15 years.

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October 17, 2019

Why You Need an Administration Review

Meet Crosscheck, our benefit administration review program.

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October 17, 2019

Proper Talent Planning Makes Every Day Feel Like a Friday

Attracting the right people to your organization — and keeping them happy — solves more problems than you can imagine.

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October 17, 2019

DOL Releases Updated Overtime Rule

On September 24, 2019, the DOL announced a final rule governing the salary threshold for overtime exemptions on certain employees.

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October 16, 2019

Do Public Sector Boards Need Fiduciary Liability Insurance?

The answer has changed. Get all the details.

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October 1, 2019

Managing Operational Risk in Multiemployer Plans

We look at operational risk in multiemployer defined contribution plans.

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September 26, 2019

New guidance on enforcement of the MHPAEA

These FAQS on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act make final those issues in 2018.

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September 20, 2019

New Trends in Performance Management

If you're in higher education, your performance management strategy could likely use a refresh. This webinar will keep you up to date.

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August 27, 2019

Guidance on Coupons and Out-of-Pocket Limits for Nongrandfathered Plans

The guidance was issued on August 26, 2019.

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August 1, 2019

Federal Agencies Announce Action Plan on Importation of Prescription Drugs

HHS and the FDA outlined the steps they'll take on prescription drug importation.

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July 30, 2019

Are There Problems with Your Benefits Administration System?

If you're experiencing these issues, you may need to optimize your benefits administration system.

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July 30, 2019

Multiemployer Pension Loan Assistance Legislation Passes House

The Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 was passed on July 24, 2019.

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July 29, 2019

HSA-Qualified HDHPs May Now Cover Preventive Care Services for Certain Conditions

The Treasury Department and the IRS have expanded the list of preventive care benefits from HSAs and HDHPs.

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July 18, 2019

Bill to Repeal the ACA’s Excise Tax on High-Cost Plans Passes House

The bill passed the House of Representatives on July 17, 2019.

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July 16, 2019

HR Implications and Trends Impacting the Workplace

Get ahead of the curve by learning about tomorrow's workforce trends today.

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July 15, 2019

Deferring Social Security Benefits and 401(K) Balances

Learn about the consequences to employers when workers opt to defer these benefits.

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June 25, 2019

Stop-Loss Insurance Coverage by the Numbers

Stop-loss insurance provides protection against catastrophic or unpredictable losses.

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June 14, 2019

Departments Release Final Rule Expanding Permitted HRAs

On June 13, 2019 there was a new rule expanding the use of HRAs.

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June 8, 2019

Onboarding Best Practices in Healthcare

Onboarding has been a “hot potato” issue in many hospitals. Learn about the pitfalls in a poor onboarding process.

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May 30, 2019

Cost Effectiveness and Fee Transparency in DC plans

Read about the various factors affecting cost effectiveness and fee transparency in DC plans.

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May 29, 2019

What is Protected Health Information?

Make sure you're still up to date with your HIPAA and security policies.

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May 24, 2019

Medicare Part D Drug Benefit Program Changes for 2020

The Medicare Part D standard benefit design parameters will be higher in 2020.

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May 24, 2019

House Passes Pension Bill; Senate Action Delayed Read

The House passed the bill on May 23, 2019.

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May 23, 2019

Why You Need Our Incident Management Process Workshop

Our incident management process workshop will help protect you from digital threats.

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May 20, 2019

Succession Management? For Many, It's Top of Their List of Challenges

These are the challenges for benefits administration, technology and HR, according to our data.

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May 20, 2019

House Passes Bill to Strengthen ACA and Get Generics to Market Sooner

It passed the package of seven different bills on May 16, 2019.

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May 20, 2019

Incentives in Higher Education

Learn more about whether traditional incentives work when it comes to your higher education talent.

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May 10, 2019

President Trump Gives Boost to Effort to Address Surprise Medical Bills

Trump called on Congress to take action on May 9, 2019.

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May 8, 2019

Penalties for Violating HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules Will Be Reduced

Most but not all penalties will be reduced, according to a recent notice.

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May 7, 2019

IRS Expands Determination Letter Program and Simplifies Certain Plan Corrections

The IRS made the announcement on May 2, 2019.

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May 2, 2019

PBGC Streamlines Duties of Sponsors of Terminated and/or Insolvent Multiemployer Plans

On May 2, 2019 the PBGC published a final regulation intended to simplify some reporting and disclosure obligations.

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April 25, 2019

Incident Response Plans: Be Prepared for a Data Breach

It's your responsibility. Be prepared.

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April 25, 2019

Targeting Talent With Benefits

Learn more about how to strategically use benefits to attract the most sought-after talent to your institution.

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April 19, 2019

Identifying Pension Risk in Multiemployer Plans

Risk is a fundamental feature of any defined benefit pension or defined contribution program. Managing risk is a significant challenge.

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April 13, 2019

Effective Performance Management—Helping Your People Be Their Best

Learn how we help organizations become better at getting the most from their people.

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March 29, 2019

Congress’s and the Trump Administration's Latest Actions Concerning the ACA

Recent activity in Washington underscores extreme differences of opinion about the future of the ACA.

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March 26, 2019

IRS Reminds Plans of Deadline for Electronic Filing Changes

The deadline is April 1, 2019.

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March 26, 2019

IRS Notice Removes Barrier to Considering Retiree Lump-Sum Windows

IRS no longer intends to issue regulations prohibiting defined benefit pension plans from retiree lump-sum windows

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March 21, 2019

DOL Proposes Updated Rule on Overtime

The rule would modify overtime rules published in 2016, which were later declared invalid by a district court.

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March 19, 2019

401(k)-Based Student Loan Repayment Program: New IRS Ruling

Read more about this new IRS Private Letter Ruling

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March 15, 2019

Get Your HIPAA Compliance Checklist: Here's What To Look For

This handy list will help point out where you may need help with compliance.

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March 12, 2019

First Mortality Tables for Public Sector Retirement Plans Published

The tables are the first mortality study based exclusively on public sector plans.

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March 4, 2019

Common Benefit Plan Compliance Issues

Learn about what rules and regulations regularly trip up organizations and how you can avoid their mistakes.

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February 28, 2019

How Compensation Structure Gives Your Organization an Edge

Without the proper compensation structure, your organization will bleed money and talent. Here's how we'll help.

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February 26, 2019

Trends Impacting the Workforce of the Future

Get a sneak peek at the workplace of the future.

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February 25, 2019

Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act’s Excise Tax on High-Cost Plans

Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act’s Excise Tax on High-Cost Plans

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February 25, 2019

Departments Seek Ways to Help Health Plan Sponsors Preserve

On February 25, 2019 several government departments published a request for information about grandfathered status under the ACA.

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February 6, 2019

HHS Proposes Rx Rebate Replacement: Point-of-Sale Discounts

The proposal would affect Medicare Part D and Medicaid managed care organizations.

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February 5, 2019

Running Effective Meetings

Learn tips and best practices for running meetings that will make you a hero in the break room.

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February 1, 2019

Protecting Your Pension Plans From Start to Finish

Your people will depend on their pension plans for decades of retirement living. Make sure you've built a plan that lasts.

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February 1, 2019

Managing Cybersecurity Risk in DC Plans

We cover potential vulnerabilities for DC plans, strategy for managing DC plan data security risks, and the ROI of being prepared.

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January 29, 2019

2018 State Employee Health Benefits Survey

Read about the benefits of state employees across the country.

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January 25, 2019

Defined Contribution Analytics Save Time, Money and Talent

How we saved an organization revenue and talent by vastly improving engagement with the group’s 401(k) plan.

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January 14, 2019

Workforce Analytics—Solving Problems You Didn't Know You Had

What you don’t know can hurt you. Find out how.

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December 12, 2018

Using Video to Improve Your Benefits Communications

Get straight to the point with your messaging by leveraging the power of video in your communications.

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November 5, 2018

Succession Management Guarantees Your Organization's Legacy

We'll help secure your organization's future with our succession management consulting.

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November 1, 2018

2019 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey

Increases in medical and prescription drug costs projected to be lower for 2019.

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November 1, 2018

Using Your DC Plan to Reward High-Performing Employees

We look at how cutting edge organizations employ data analytics, plan differentiation and targeted communication to take advantage of their DC plans.

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October 30, 2018

Employee Value Proposition—The Right Number for the Right People

We'll help you attract new talent and retain your current stars with our employee value proposition consulting.

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October 30, 2018

2018 College and University Benefits Study

See how your programs stack up in our 36-page study.

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October 8, 2018

Operational Risk May Be a Challenge for Your Retirement Plan

It's easy to overlook operational risk when planning your retirement plan, but we're here to help you defend against it.

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September 27, 2018

Defined Contribution Plan Consulting Helps Protect Your People

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. 

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September 5, 2018

Total Reward Strategies — How to Keep Employees Hooked

Your organization is only as good as the people who work for it. Make sure your total rewards strategies bring in the right employees.

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September 3, 2018

Help Your People Get the Best Bang for their DC Plan Bucks

Asset allocation is a vital aspect of retirement readiness. Find out why.

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August 10, 2018

Career Growth Consulting Gives Your Organization a Path to Success

Help yourself by helping your people thrive in their careers at your organization.

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July 30, 2018

Sales Force Effectiveness Can Make or Break Your Company

How we can raise your organization's sales force effectiveness to keep bringing in the business.

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July 17, 2018

Pay For Performance—How To Make Sure You Get Your Money's Worth

Getting the most out of your people means making sure you're linking pay for performance

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June 25, 2018

Understanding the Multiemployer Pension Plan Crisis

Around 130 multiemployer pension plans are projected to become insolvent in the next 20 years.

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June 12, 2018

Are Your People Saving Enough for Retirement?

A rigorous review of savings patterns can reveal hidden problems.

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May 16, 2018

D&O Liability Insurance: What You Need to Know

We’re ready to help you get the comprehensive and cost-effective D&O liability insurance policy you deserve.

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February 16, 2018

How Can You Prepare Your People for a Timely Retirement?

because every organization is unique, a customized workforce analysis can identify the right answers to meet specific needs.

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January 8, 2018

Quantifying Retirement Readiness

How to determine if your employees are on a smooth path to retirement.

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November 14, 2017

Who is Ready to Retire — or Not?

There are consequences for organizations.

September 1, 2015

2015 ACA Reporting Requirements for Plan Sponsors

We summarize 2015 ACA reporting requirements for multiemployer plans and employers.

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January 1, 0001

Social Engineering Fraud (SEF): Is Your Plan at Risk?

Segal' Diane MacNally and Candice Germain discuss key points about social engineering fraud and how best to protect yourself.

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