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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

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HSA and HDHP Limits Increase for 2023

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The IRS recently announced the inflation-adjusted contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) will increase for 2023.

Premium Tax Credit FAQs Updated

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The IRS released a FAQ fact sheet on the premium tax credit under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The updated FAQs address changes for taxpayers for the 2020 and 2021 tax years,...

Supreme Court Stays OSHA’s ETS

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On January 13, 2022, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to stay the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS). It has...

CDC Endorses Child COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has endorsed a low-dose version of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11.

Cal/OSHA Amends COVID-19 Notice and Reporting Requirements

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California approved Assembly Bill 654 to amend California’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 reporting and notice regulations. The bill became effective...

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 to...

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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...

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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...

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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 to...