Most Requested Information

A collection of frequently used information about health insurance laws, requirements and notices.

Employee Benefits

Definition of a Small Employer:
Oregon - Washington

Determining if an Employer is an Applicable Large Employer  irs.com

What Happens When a Small Employer Grows Into an ALE  Leavitt Group

Employer Responsibility Under ACA  Penalties  (Flowchart)

ACA Affordability Safe Harbor Tests
Calculator - Estimator - Provisions - Regulations - Q&A

Employer's Guide to ACA Affordability Safe Harbors  American Fidelity

Controlled and Affiliated Service Groups  irs.gov - psfinc.com - thetaxadvisor.com

The Difference Between NAICS and SIC Codes:  naics.com

HIPAA, COVID-19 Vaccination, and the Workplace  hhs.gov

Employer Health Care Arrangements For Individual Health Insurance  irs.gov

Side-by-Side:  Group Coverage - ICHRA - QSEHRA  healthcare.gov

QSEHRA  healthcare.gov

ICHRA  healthcare.gov - cms.gov

ICHRA - A Comprehensive Guide  Take Command Health

Section 105 Plans For Dummies peoplekeep.com

Section 125 Premium Only Plan Generator  HR Service

Employment Laws Assistance For Small Businesses and Workers  dol.gov

Nondiscrimination Rules For Group Health Plans (Enforcement paused pending regulatory guidance)  dol.gov

SHOP Small Business Tax Credit  irs.com

ACA Tax Provisions For Employers  irs.com

Tax Treatment of Common Fringe Benefits  hr360.com

Certification of Creditable Drug Coverage
(To be completed by employers with Medicare Part D eligible employees, each year within 60 days of the start of the plan year)
Disclosure Guidance and Information
Model Notices
Instructions Slide Deck        

COBRA (Groups with 20+ Employees)  About COBRA
Employer Guide - Employer FAQs
Employee Guide - Employee FAQs

COBRA Model Notices:
Model General Notice   dol.gov
Model Election Notice   dol.gov

CONTINUATION Coverage (Groups with <20 Employees):
Oregon - Washington

ERISA  dol.gov

ERISA Wrap Documents   hinklaw.com

ERISA Document Generators  HR Service

Family and Medical Leave Act:
State Family and Medical Leave Laws
Paid Sick Leave vs FMLA vs Paid Family Medical Leave

FMLA Employer Guide  dol.gov

OFLA  Oregon Family Leave Act - Federal vs Oregon

PFML  Washington Paid Family Leave Act

OSHA State Plans  FAQs

Social Security  What Every Woman Should Know 

Social Security  Retirement Estimator Calculator

New imageWA State LTC Trust Act | Cares Fund - Delayed Until July 1, 2023
wacaresfund.wa.gov - Employer Responsibilities - Rules

New imageWA State PAL (Partnership Access Lines)  hca.wa.gov

 

HSA Qualified Plans

New imageCARES Act - TeleHealth and OTC   irs.gov

HSA Basics:   The Quintana Group

How Does a Health Savings Account (HSA) Work?   healthinsurance.org

HSA   IRS Publication 969

Eligible Medical Expenses   IRS Pub 502

Benefits of an HSA  irs.gov

HSAs and Medicare  Conflicts

Should You Max Out Your HSA Contributions?  thebalance.com

HSAs  businessinsider.com

7 Ways to Maximize the Benefits of HSAs   Bob Carlson, Forbes 2020

HSA IRS Guidance and Q & A  irs.gov

HSA Employer Comparable Contributions   Federal Register

The Complete HSA Guidebook - Stephen D. Neeleman, M.D.

 

Health Savings Accounts

Comparison of HSA Providers  HSA Search

Evaluation and Rankings of HSA Providers  Morningstar   

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Employee Benefits and Health Insurance Specialist
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