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EEOC Publishes Final Rules for Wellness Programs
October 13, 2016

Recently the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published final rules applying the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) to wellness programs.

As expected, the EEOC has taken a...

New Proposed Form 5500 Rules Published
October 03, 2016

After the passage and implementation for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many in the benefits community wondered if the Department of Labor (DOL) would eventually try to update the Form 5500 rules as well in order to “track” more health benefits plans...

Ameriflex Radio Appearances: Listen Live Friday, May 20...
September 30, 2016

Health care costs are growing, but employee pay isn’t keeping up.

According to Fiscal Times, “…growing health care costs are leaving less room in employers’ budgets for employee paychecks… (and) that for a majority of private employers, health care...
HSA Guru Wonders If HHS Is Trying To Hurt HSAs
May 24, 2016

Roy Ramthun, widely known in the industry as the source-of-all-knowledge within the George W. Bush administration regarding health savings accounts (“HSAs”), has sounded an alarm regarding recent rules published by the Department of Health and Human...

Ameriflex General Counsel Roger Abramson Will Speak at...
May 24, 2016
This Thursday, Roger Abramson, General Counsel for Ameriflex, will speak about some of the top compliance concerns for employers at the 2016 IHC Forum & Expo.

During session 406, Roger and a panel of other legal experts will discuss key compliance...

Ameriflex HSA: Did You Know?
May 16, 2016

When it comes to choosing a savings vehicle for medical expenses, HSAs are quickly becoming the go-to choice for employers and their participants. Did you know that an Ameriflex HSA comes with several extra features that can benefit your clients and...

Supreme Court Strikes A Blow For ERISA Preemption
May 16, 2016

One of the main purposes of ERISA, which became federal law over 40 years ago, was to provide uniform rules for benefits across the United States. Previous to ERISA’s passage, employers had to grapple with 50 different sets of benefits laws and...

The ACA Is Not Going Away
May 06, 2016

We are just over six months away from the 2016 election and –well—we certainly won’t pretend to know with any level of certainty what will happen.

That said, six months ago (or so), Clinton looked to be an absolute lock for the Democratic nomination...