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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Bill Enright

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Bill Enright, Director of Consulting Services for National Insurance Services, Inc. (NIS), coordinates and works with NIS’ Market Development Teams to enhance our full-service employee benefits capabilities. Bill’s expertise enables the NIS team to deliver customized, innovative employee benefits plans for schools, cities, towns, and counties. Bill is a 27+ year industry veteran with employee benefits expertise from insurance carrier to benefits consultant to Director of Consulting Services for NIS. He believes in bottom-line honesty while empowering NIS Consultants and customers with the knowledge they need to feel confident in their decisions. He has been published on the topic of healthcare reform and has served on advisory committees and insurance reform lobbying groups at the state and national level.

Recent Articles by Bill Enright

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Final Notice of ACA Benefit & Payment Parameters for 2020

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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...

Is your benefit plan strong enough to prevent your best from leaving?

Why do employers offer benefit packages? To attract and retain quality employees, of course. In governmental organizations in particular, generous benefit packages are often seen as something...

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Deadline Extension: EEO-1 Filing Report

Please note that the following article only applies to those public sector groups with a government contract.

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Affordable Care Act Ruled Unconstitutional – But the Law Stands for Now

On Friday, December 14, 2018, a federal judge ruled that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional. Last year, a change in the federal tax law eliminated or zeroed out the...

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Deadline Delayed for 2018 ACA Reporting

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2018-94 on November 29, 2019. This notice extends certain due dates for ACA reporting and extends a good-faith transition relief from penalties.

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Did You Get the IRS Letter 226-J? Here’s What You Need to Know.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that applicable large employers (ALEs) must offer their full-time employees affordable, minimum value health coverage or be penalized. This mandate is also...

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IRS Adjusted PCORI Fee Amount for 2018

The PCORI fee is an Affordable Care Act fee that funds comparative effectiveness research. It is applicable to both self-insured employers and health insurance carriers.

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Final Forms for 2018 ACA Reporting

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the final forms and instructions for 2018 reporting under Sections 6055 and 6056.

How Employers Should Handle Medical Loss Ratio Rebates

According to Affordable Care Act rules, health insurance carriers needed to issue medical loss ratio (MLR) rebates to eligible employers by September 30, 2018, for the 2017 reporting year. The...

Self-Funded Employers: Lower Orthopedic Costs by as Much as 80% Using Stem Cell Therapy

National Insurance Services has partnered with Regenexx to help our self-funded, public sector employers with 100+ employees or more, reduce healthcare costs, improve outcomes, and deliver better...