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Benefit Plan Trends Vol. 58 #11

December 3, 2015

In This Issue: Working Parents Want More Support from Employers, Expansion of Flexible Work Programs Shows Signs of Slowing, Health Plan Premium Growth Remains Moderate in 2015, 401(k) Plan Sponsors Urged to Focus on Costs Rather Than Diversification…

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Qualifying for Subsidies on

November 25, 2015

Open enrollment on is running now through January 31st. Employees may ask their employers whether coverage through the Marketplace (or state exchange) is something they should consider…

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Benefit Trends Newsletter Vol. 58 #10

November 2, 2015

In This Issue: Companies Increasingly Open to Hiring Boomerang Employees, Shift to 401(k)s Not Linked to Reduced Wealth, Growth in Health Benefit Costs Remain Low in 2016, Agile Organizations Have More Effective Project Management Strategies …

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Small Group Market May Remain at 50 & Under

President Obama signed the PACE Act into law. This law allows the states to maintain the current 1-50 employee definition of small group and gives states the ability to expand the small group definition up to 100 employees…

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Benefit Plan Trends Newsletter Vol. 58 #9

October 6, 2015

In This Issue: Talented Managers Enhance Productivity and Profitability, Working After Leaving the Office, Most IRA Withdrawals Are Legally Required Distributions, Health Plan Sponsors Are Taking a Wait-And-See Approach …

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Benefit Plan Trends Newsletter Vol. 58 #8

In This Issue: Bonus Payments Tied to Non-Financial Performance, HR Faces Challenges, Workforce Becomes more International, Workers Focus on Short-Term Goals Instead of Retirement, Employers Offer A Range of Total Rewards Programs …

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IRS Releases Final 1094/1095 Forms and Instructions

October 2, 2015

The January 2016 ACA reporting deadline is quickly approaching. Large employers who do not have a plan in place for capturing the information and completing the reporting must address this immediately. Many payroll vendors can provide varying levels of assistance…

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PPACA Reporting Deadlines are Approaching

For employers who have not already made preparations to comply with the PPACA’s reporting requirements, now is the time to do so. The first reporting is due in January 2016 for the 2015 calendar year. Employers who do not proactively track the infor-mation that must be reported will likely find ...

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