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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    Four contribution limits to know in 2019
    By Emily Kubis on January 9, 2019

    What employees need to know Do employees have updated contribution limits for retirement accounts such as 401(k)s and IRAs and healthcare accounts...

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    HR professionals seek tech automation in 2019
    By Emily Kubis on January 4, 2019

    Burdened by administrative tasks, survey indicates increased adoption of technology by small and mid-sized businesses in 2019 Human Resources...

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    HR dates and deadlines to know in 2019
    By Emily Kubis on January 1, 2019

    Get and stay organized in the new year Happy New Year! As 2019 begins, most HR departments are focusing on getting — and staying — organized, and...

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    ACA employer mandate still in place despite court ruling
    By Emily Kubis on December 21, 2018

    What employers need to know A new court ruling from a federal judge in Texas has put the Affordable Care Act in uncertain light yet again, but...

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    Five end-of-year HR reminders to send employees
    By Emily Kubis on December 19, 2018

    Check these items off your list before 2019 As the end of the year approaches, it’s easy for many organizations to go into autopilot....

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    The price of poor employee health: $530 billion a year
    By Emily Kubis on December 10, 2018

     How to create a culture of health According to a new report published by the Integrated Benefits Institute, illness-related absences, disability...

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    IRS announces new deadline for providing 1095-Cs to employees
    By Emily Kubis on December 4, 2018

    Filing deadline unchanged The IRS has extended the deadline for employers to provide 1095-C forms to employees in 2019. Employers previously had...

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    Get ERISA compliant now to avoid fines in 2019
    By Emily Kubis on November 29, 2018

      Employers must furnish notices or face penalties Employers providing group health insurance are required by the Department of Labor to furnish...

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    Should employees take a hardship withdrawal from their 401(k)?
    By Emily Kubis on November 26, 2018

      What HR needs to know about 401(k) hardship withdrawals The IRS has recently proposed expanding 401(k) hardship withdrawals, which means it may...

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    UnitedHealthcare launches new health plan option for Tennessee small employers
    By Emily Kubis on November 13, 2018

      New option for small employers could produce savings UnitedHealthcare announced this fall the launch of a new group health plan option for small...

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