An employee can pay premiums for their spouse and dependents on a pre-tax basis. But, it gets trickier when the relationship is one of domestic partnership versus marriage.
The OIC has approved 2021 rates for all small group carriers in Washington State. Here's how it's all shaking out.
We've been telling you about Cascade Care for months, now with plans coming online in mere months, the OIC has laid out what the program will look like and which Washington state counties will have the "Public Option" available on the Exchange.
The Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner released approved 2021 rates for 13 of the 15 carriers that proposed individual plans.
October 15th is the deadline for employers to provide Medicare Credibility Notices to employees and file a report to CMS. Here is what your clients need to know to stay compliant.
The old adage "you can't get something for nothing" applies when it comes to tax-exempt benefits programs and nondiscrimination testing. Here's an overview.
For many things in life, it's important to take a holistic view of a given situation to make sure goals and objectives are met. Here are some ideas for applying this line of thinking to your client's benefit plan renewals.
The proposed 2021 premium numbers for small group and individual plans have been submitted to the OIC. We're diving into the details and looking ahead to what's the future looks like for carriers, counties and rates in Washington state.
The DOL and IRS have been busy tinkering with deadlines and issuing "guidance." The impacts on COBRA, FSAs and HRAs is widespread, but many questions remain. Here is what we know so far.
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