What Happens if an Employee Misses Open Enrollment? For an employee, missing open enrollment can mean losing coverage or being unable to change benefits elections, which can have a significant financial impact on the employee. For employers, when employees miss this deadline, it can result in additional administrative burdens and unhappy or unproductive employees. However,… Read More

Brought to you by Celebrating Holidays Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic Holiday traditions are important for many families, and we’re about to enter the second holiday season during the pandemic. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines for safely celebrating this year’s holiday season. The CDC’s top advice is for eligible… Read More

New Rule Requires Reporting of Medical and Prescription Drug Costs On Nov. 17, 2021, federal agencies released an interim final rule requiring health plans and issuers to report information regarding the cost of prescription drugs and certain medical expenses. This rule is a continuation of the Biden administration’s efforts to promote greater transparency in health… Read More

Provided by Employers Select Insurance Services OSHA Releases Vaccination and Testing ETS The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced a federal emergency temporary standard (ETS) to address the grave danger of COVID-19 infection in the workplace. Affected employers include private employers with 100 or more employees (firmwide or companywide count). State plans will… Read More