Live Well, Work Well Newsletter – December 2022;

The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month's newsletter highlights prioritizing your emotional well-being during the holidays, healthy recipe makeovers and how walking can
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Average Hospital Stay Costs Have Nearly Doubled Since 2004;

The cost of an average hospital stay has increased by 98% since 2004. According to recent data compiled by online personal finance website ValuePenguin, U.S. workers making $26.22—the national average hourly earnings—must work 504 hours to cover a typical out-of-pocket hospital stay. This News B
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Affordable Care Act: 2023 Compliance Checklist;

Several ACA requirements will be affected by changes that will take effect in 2023, such as increased dollar limits and a decreased affordability percentage. To prepare for 2023, employers should review upcoming requirements and develop a compliance strategy. This Compliance Overview provides an ACA
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Benefits Buzz Newsletter – November 2022;

This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses a new IRS rule that changes the premium tax credit’s affordability rules for family members and new IRS guidance that increases the health FSA limit for 2023 plan years. Read More..

California Privacy Rights Act – What Employers Need To Know;

At the end of 2020, California voters approved Proposition 24 – known as the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Beginning January 1, 2023 employers covered by the CPRA must be prepared to comply with the law as it pertains to the personal information including but not limited to employees, job
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2023 California Employment Laws;

The California Legislature finished up its legislative session with a rush of activity ultimately sending hundreds of bills to the governor for signature. Our friends at CalChamber have put together this helpful summary of California Employment Laws effective January 1, 2023. Read More..

Live Well, Work Well Newsletter – November 2022;

The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month's newsletter highlights how to recession-proof your life, daylight savings time and your health, and American Diabetes Month.
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Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2023;

Many employee benefits (such as HSAs, health FSAs and 401(k) plans) are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically updated for inflation. This Compliance Overview includes a chart of the inflation-adjusted limits for 2023. Due to high rates of inflation, all of these limits will substanti
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2022 Employer Health Benefits Survey – Kaiser Family Foundation;

To provide a current snapshot of employer-sponsored health benefits, Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) conducts an annual survey of private and non-federal public employers with three or more workers. This is the twenty-fourth Employer Health Benefits Survey (EHBS) and reflects employer sponsored healt
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IRS Publication 5137 – Fringe Benefit Guide;

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) created this publication to help determine the correct tax treatment of employee fringe benefits, including using the appropriate withholding and reporting procedures. This publication uses the term “fringe benefit” broadly to refer to all remuneration other th
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