In the latest blow to Obamacare, Aetna is vastly reducing its presence on the individual exchanges in 2017.The insurer will stop offering policies on the exchanges in 11 of the 15 states where it currently operates. Aetna ( ) will only sell Obamacare products in Delaware, Iowa, Nebraska and Virginia.
The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) Governing Committee voted to authorize the WCIRB to submit a January 1, 2017 Advisory Pure Premium Rate Filing to the California Insurance Commissioner.
Short Term Disability (STD) is one of the fastest-growing ancillary benefits being offered by employers. There is no cost to the employer to offer short term disability and helps an employer reduce worker's compensation injuries.
For a calendar year plan, the deadline for filing a Form 5500 is July 31st. ERISA requires welfare benefit plans to file a Form 5500 each year unless the plan qualifies for the small plan exemption, or another regulatory exemption.
We would like to help improve your open enrollment experience. With Granite’s trusted technology and pro-active renewal process, everyone has a better enrollment experience; from your employees who elect their benefits to those who administrate them.
California employers can reduce their insurance costs by instituting strong safety measures and preventing losses from occurring. In the event of a small claim, employers can minimize their costs by implementing a first aid program which helps reduce their experience modification factors.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and families of the senseless crime that resulted in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history this past weekend at Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida. If you’re looking to express your support for the Orlando victims and their families please consider donating to the Pulse Victims Fund page for Equality Florida on GoFundMe.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a final rule, effective December 1, 2016, to update the regulations governing which executive, administrative, and professional employees (referred to as "EAP" or "white collar" workers) are entitled to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime pay protections.