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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

It’s Time for Early Preparation for 2024 Open Enrollment

3 minute read

The first part of 2023 was a roller coaster ride for employers, with a record number of employees quitting, a rise in talent shortages, and increased workplace demands from employees....

ACA’s Cost-sharing Limit and No Surprises Act FAQs

1.5 minute read

Frequently asked questions were recently issued regarding the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) overall cost-sharing limit and the No Surprises Act’s (NSA) protections against surprise...

Important Information for HDHPs Regarding COVID-19 and Preventive Care

2.5 minute read

The IRS recently issued Notice 2023-37, providing updated guidance for high deductible health plans (HDHPs) regarding COVID-19 testing and treatment expenses, as well as clarifying...


The Latest Trends in Workplace Ageism

1.5 minute read

While older workers may be more knowledgeable and experienced, employers tend to overlook them in favor of younger, less experienced workers. Despite laws to protect older workers,...

The Toll of Medical Debt on U.S. Workers

2.5 minute read

According to a survey of American workers, 37% of employees have medical debt and 32% struggled to pay their medical bills last year. As health care costs rise, so does the number of...

New Preventive Care FAQs

1.5 minute read

New FAQs were issued regarding the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) preventative care coverage requirement. They were issued in response to a recent court decision (Braidwood Management...

ACA Pay or Play Penalties Will Increase for 2024

1.5 minute read

The IRS released updated employer responsibility (pay or play) penalty amounts under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rules require applicable large employers (ALE) to offer...

Health Plans and Gag Clause Attestations

1 minute read

The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury issued an FAQ on the prohibition of gag clauses under the transparency provisions of the Consolidated...


2023 Attraction and Retention Trends

2 minute read

Although the labor market is leveling out this year, it’s safe to assume that employers will be challenged as they compete for top talent. Some companies will increase salaries while...

The Organizational Mission and Employee Engagement

2.5 minute read

A strong and authentic organizational mission can help attract and retain top talent. Workers are more likely to be engaged and loyal to organizations with a mission they believe in...