Small Employers Can Reimburse for Medicare Part B, D Premiums

As the workforce ages and many employers want to keep on baby-boomer staff who have the experience and institutional knowledge that is irreplaceable, one issue that always comes up is how to handle health insurance. Once your older workers reach the age of eligibility for Medicare, under current law you can help them pay for [...]

By | 2019-09-17T11:33:56-07:00 September 17th, 2019|Employer, Healthcare|0 Comments

CMS Disclosure Requirement for Employer Health Plans | Seattle Benefit Advisors

Do you offer health coverage to your employees? Does your group health plan cover outpatient prescription drugs? If so, federal law requires you to complete an online disclosure form every year with information about your plan’s drug coverage. You have 60 days from the start of your health plan year to complete the form. For [...]

By | 2019-02-20T14:53:33-08:00 February 20th, 2019|Employer|0 Comments

Are You Ready for Election Day? | Seattle Benefit Advisors

Election Day is next Tuesday, November 6. Do you know what provisions, if any, you must make to accommodate your employees’ rights to vote? Time off for voting is not a federal requirement; however, 30 states have voting leave laws impacting the workplace. These state laws vary significantly. Not all leave is required to be [...]

By | 2018-10-29T12:08:34-07:00 October 29th, 2018|Employees, Employer, Workplace|0 Comments

8 Tips for Handling Tough Employee Conversations | Tacoma Benefit Advisors

We all get cold feet when it comes to addressing difficult issues with colleagues in the workplace. It’s stressful, and you just can’t help but think of all of the ways that a well-meaning conversation could go sideways. You worry about the longer-lasting effects of a damaged work relationship but know that you must correct [...]

By | 2018-10-25T10:12:55-07:00 October 25th, 2018|Co-workers, Employees, Employer, Healthcare, Workplace|0 Comments

Looking Backward to Plan Forward | Seattle Benefit Advisors

We have entered Open Enrollment season and that means you and everyone in your office are probably reading through enrollment guides and trying to decipher it all. As you begin your research into which plan to choose or even how much to contribute to your Health Savings Account (HSA), consider evaluating how you used your [...]

By | 2018-10-18T13:03:55-07:00 October 18th, 2018|Employees, Employer, Healthcare, Open Enrollment|0 Comments
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