Ensuring ERISA Compliance for Employer-Sponsored Health Plans

Employer-sponsored health plans provide substantial tax advantages for employers while helping companies to attract and retain employees. Employer-paid premiums for health insurance are exempt from federal income and payroll taxes. Additionally, the portion of premiums employees pay is typically excluded from taxable income. The exclusion of premiums lowers most workers’ tax bills and thus reduces … Continued

Insights and Key Takeaways from SIIA’s Price Transparency Forum: Navigating the Federal IDR Process and the Implications of the J&J Litigation

This year’s Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) Price Transparency Forum served as a vital platform for industry leaders to discuss the importance of transparency and navigating complex issues. During the event, presenters and attendees examined key issues, providing insights and key takeaways, particularly around the Federal IDR Process and the J&J litigation. The Federal Independent … Continued