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Because the insurance industry is evolving, and rules and regulations change, we help you stay up-to-date by sending carrier, product, and other updates regularly via emails and e-newsletters, post updates in our online Newsroom, and post on social media. Check out the latest news below.

Federal Transparency in Coverage (TiC) Requirements: Public Rate Disclosures, Online Self-Service Tool

Regulators will soon begin enforcing stringent “Transparency in Coverage” (TiC) rules for health plans, beginning on July 1, 2022. Learn what these changes mean for employers and their health plans, and how TiC interacts with other similar changes within the federal No Surprises Act.

Fixing the ACA’s Family Glitch

There’s renewed attention on fixing the “family glitch” for employees seeking affordable coverage for a spouse and/or dependents through a state exchange. Find out about the controversial White House “fix” being advocated.

Federal “No Surprises Act” Health Plan Changes – 2022 Update

The federal “No Surprises Act” has brought many changes to health plans – many of which are in effect now, or are quickly approaching. Learn what these changes mean for your clients’ plans and your clients.

California Employers Without Retirement Plans Must Enroll in State Program by 6/30/2022

California employers with 5+ employees that do not already sponsor a retirement plan must begin participating in a state-run retirement program called CalSavers by June 30. Here’s what employers need to know.

A Deep Dive into California “Single Payer”

California's most-recent attempt to pass "single payer" legislation in California failed, for the sixth time, in January 2022. Learn about California's recent AB 1400 proposal, and take a deeper dive into "single payer" methodology for Californians and the country.

Employee References and Information for IRS Form 1095-A, 1095-B, and 1095-C

By February, most taxpayers have received one or more IRS Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax forms providing information about the health coverage they maintained and/or were offered during the previous year. Here’s what you need to know, and how to help employees with these forms.

Employee References and Health Insurance Compliance Considerations for 2022

Start the year off with helpful tips and employee-facing resources to explain the Affordable Care Act IRS reporting Forms 1095 and considerations employees should make before deciding to waive employer-sponsored health coverage in 2022.