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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Scott Fritz

Scott Fritz always has a willingness to help others, which has made him an ideal candidate for working in the public sector benefits arena throughout his career. He’s a team player and enjoys strategizing, problem solving, and finding effective cost-saving solutions for his clients. As an Employee Benefit Consultant with National Insurance Services, Scott is responsible for the overall assessment and management of an employer’s benefit plans. He is a licensed insurance agent and works with schools, cities, counties, and community mental health organizations in Michigan and North Carolina.

Recent Articles by Scott Fritz

Additional Surprise Medical Billing Ban Regulations Issued

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The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury jointly released an additional interim final rule, outlining further requirements related to surprise billing.

Employer Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccination – Penalties, Mandates, and Incentives

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Many employers would agree that getting employees vaccinated is a top priority for them. They wish to keep employees healthy and maintain uninterrupted operations. And when it comes...


Medicare Part D Notices Due

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Employers with group health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to Medicare-eligible individuals need to provide the annual disclosure notice to those individuals before...


COVID-19 Impacts on Behavioral Health

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Health experts agree that we are in the middle of a mental health pandemic. According to a health tracking poll from Kaiser Family Foundation, nearly 4 in 10 Americans say that worry and...


Prevent Post-Pandemic Turnover

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As the COVID-19 pandemic is getting under control, life is returning to pre-pandemic normalcy. Unfortunately for employers looking to retain employees, some employees are now ready...

Employee Retention Credit Guidance Published

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The IRS published Notice 2021-23 to provide guidance for those employers who are claiming the employee retention credit (ERC) for the first two quarters of 2021.

American Rescue Plan Signed into Law

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President Joe Biden recently signed a $1.9 trillion relief bill, called the American Rescue Plan. Highlights of the bill include direct checks to individuals, extended unemployment...

CDC’s Operational Strategy for Reopening Schools

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued their operational strategy for reopening schools for those districts who haven’t open yet or are moving from a hybrid to...

2021 Health Plan Compliance Deadlines

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When it comes to your employer-sponsored group health plan, public sector employers have numerous reporting and disclosure requirements that must be met throughout the year.

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Endorsed by FDA

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) advisory panel has endorsed an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use. Next, the FDA will...