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Small Group Annual Special Open Enrollment Window: Nov. 15 – Dec. 15

The ACA permits Small Groups to enroll for coverage effective 1/1 annually, without having to meet standard employer contribution and/or employee participation requirements. The Special Open Enrollment Window is 11/15-12/15.

Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Carrier Update

Get the latest MLR information by carrier. Updated September 2021.

MLR Rebate Checks 2021

Many employers are receiving Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebate checks from their health plans in September. Here is what you need to know about MLR requirements, how rebates are calculated, and what employers should do with their rebate checks.

Compliance Requirement Due 10/15

Employers must distribute a notice to all Medicare-eligible individuals (including dependents) before October 15th, related to the statuses of their drug plans. Here's where to get the required information, and how to help employers comply.

Nevada Groups May Be Eligible for Small Business Tax Credit

An often-overlooked feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit available to employers with fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees that provide health coverage to those workers.

One Final COBRA Subsidy Notice Due Beginning Mid-August

A final COBRA premium subsidy notice is due to most Assistance Eligible Individuals between 8/16/2021 and 9/15/2021. Employers subject to federal COBRA are required to comply as applicable. Read what you need to know.

Varying Employer Contributions and/or Employee Waiting Periods by Employee Class

How do you advise your employer clients when they inquire about establishing different classes of employees to vary benefit contribution amounts and/or employee waiting periods? Here is what you need to know.