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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    What’s next for Association Health Plans?
    By Emily Kubis on June 25, 2019

    What employers need to know about the DOL ruling After a federal district court struck down the Trump administration’s 2018 Association Health Plan...

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    Final HRA rule expands options for employers
    By Emily Kubis on June 19, 2019

    Employers can reimburse for individual coverage in 2020 The IRS released a final rule last week expanding Health Reimbursement Arrangements,...

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    Renewal rate too high? What to do about your group plan
    By Emily Kubis on June 18, 2019

      Before you consider cutting your group plan benefits, read this. If you’re a fully-insured employer who just received a huge rate hike on your...

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    What employers need to know about the new overtime rule
    By Emily Kubis on June 12, 2019

    How to prepare In March, the Department of Labor announced a proposed rule increasing the wage threshold for employees eligible for overtime. If...

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    Should I change my group benefits broker?
    By Emily Kubis on June 10, 2019

    Three questions to ask your broker before open enrollment Many employer groups renew their group benefits plan during the fourth quarter. If you’re...

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    How to conduct a mid-year benefits review for employees
    By Emily Kubis on June 5, 2019

    Make sure employees are getting the most out of your - and their - investment Attractive employee benefits require significant time, money and effort...

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    IRS sets HSA limits for 2020
    By Emily Kubis on June 3, 2019

    Limits slightly increased The IRS has released the new Health Savings Accounts contribution limits and maximum out-of-pocket figures for 2020. Next...

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    How can employers provide better benefits?
    By Emily Kubis on May 29, 2019

    Who do employees blame for high healthcare costs? A new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that four in ten employees report difficulty in...

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    Can I drop my group plan?
    By Emily Kubis on May 22, 2019

    The answer is maybe, but should you? If you’ve received a big rate increase on your group health plan recently, you may be wondering if you can stop...

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    Three things employers should know about disability coverage
    By Emily Kubis on May 20, 2019

    The majority of Americans don't have disability coverage May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month, and this presents an opportunity for employers...

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