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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 Broker Commission Disclosure Requirements in the Group Market – Update

The DOL has released long-awaited clarification on the new federal law that requires brokers to disclose commissions to clients in advance of a sale beginning 12/27/2021. Here is what you need to know.

2022 Employer Compliance Responsibilities

The new year brings recurring compliance responsibilities for employers regarding their health plans, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and COBRA. Here's what you need to know.

Broker Commission Disclosure

A new federal law, effective 12/27/2021, requires brokers to disclose their commissions to clients of all sizes, in writing, in advance of a sale. Here's what you need to know, and how to comply with the law.

COBRA Premium Payments During COVID

The IRS, DOL, and Treasury recently provided new guidance and updates regarding the disregarded timeframes for COBRA premium payments during the ongoing COVID-19 "outbreak period." Learn what’s changed.

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.