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The Impending End of the National and Public Health Emergencies and Its Effect on Health and Welfare Plans

May 8, 2023 - by

On January 30, 2023, President Biden issued the long-anticipated announcement that the COVID-19 national and public health emergencies will end soon. (Yes, two different “emergencies” are currently in effect, with different consequences flowing from each, but the distinction between them is not important for our purposes.) According to the official […]


Jan 9, 2023 - by

To read the Alert in PDF format, click here. On December 29, 2022, the President signed legislation that makes major changes to the current laws governing retirement plans. These changes have an impact on all retirement plans and will require plan amendments at some point in the future. If you […]

COBRA: New Required and Recommended Notices

Apr 15, 2021 - by

To read this Alert in PDF format, click here. In our recent Alert on March 25, 2021 (see here), we briefly addressed some of the latest COBRA developments regarding (i) how to calculate COBRA deadlines now that the COVID-19-inspired suspension of the original deadlines has been lifted, and (ii) who […]

COBRA: New Developments – Suspended Deadlines

Mar 25, 2021 - by

To read this Alert in PDF format, click here. If you’re an employer and you offer a group health plan to your employees that is subject to COBRA, you will be affected by two recent developments coming out of Washington: New Guidance Regarding Suspension of COBRA Deadlines. The Department of […]

Congress Tinkers (Again) with Health FSAs and DCAPs

Jan 12, 2021 - by

To read this Alert in PDF format, click here.  In what is fast becoming an annual holiday tradition, Congress enacted a massive spending bill in the last week of the year that also includes provisions affecting the benefits employers offer to their employees. The “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021” includes, among […]

IRS Increases “Carryover” Limit for Health FSAs

Jun 19, 2020 - by

To read this Alert in PDF format, click here. If you offer a Health Flexible Spending Account (“Health FSA”) to your employees, you are probably already familiar with the rules that apply, including the following: Participants must make an election during open enrollment as to how much, if anything, they […]

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