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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Calculating COBRA Premium When You Offer an HRA

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Do you offer your employees a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) that integrates with their health plan? If yes, you are required to offer COBRA continuation of coverage for the...


3 Ways Employers Can Reach Out During the Opioid Crisis

2 minute read

The opioid crisis in the United States has reached alarming peaks. The extent of its reach may have touched someone you know, whether it’s a co-worker, spouse, or other family...

Trending: Creating 3-5 Year Strategic Plans for Public Sector Health Benefits

3 minute read

With the average health insurance increase around 4-6%, schools, counties, and other governmental employers are continually looking for ways to contain their costs. Traditionally,...


Three Things to Look for in Your Life Insurance Renewal

2 minute read

A life insurance renewal is like buying a new car. Cost is always a determining factor in making your final selection. But you may also take into consideration things such as safety...


Final Notice of ACA Benefit & Payment Parameters for 2020

2 minute read

The Department of Health and Human Services released its final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020. This final rule describes benefit and payment parameters under the...


Best Practice: Review Your Covered Dependents

1.5 minute read

Many school, city and county employers offer dependent coverage on their Life, Vision, Medical or Dental Insurance. Employees and dependents are added onto the plan and terminated...

Business Relationships Help Schools Fund Projects

1 minute read

Many school districts don’t have the funding for all the projects they’d like to complete in a given year. Whether it may be uniforms, books, or a new scoreboard, some items may be...

Proposed Family Leave Laws

2 minute read

According to The New York Times, the United States is the only industrialized country that does not guarantee paid family leave. Many employees must take unpaid leave when it comes...

Are employers required to accommodate medical marijuana use?

In SHRM’s article, Weed at Work: Must Employers Accommodate Medical Use?” they examine workplace accommodations for medical marijuana use.

Students Debate Good Qualities of a School Administrator

What makes a good school executive? This Wickedlocal article discusses what one school district did prior to hiring a new superintendent for the 2020-2021 school year.