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Our firm continually monitors health insurance industry legislative activity that could affect our clients’ employee benefit programs currently and in the future. Our staff provides a variety of resources to assist clients in complying with federal legislation and state mandates. Below are some of our resources and recent updates for our clients to utilize.

  • HR Workplace Services (pdf) –  The need for pro-active, consultative Human Resource services is profound, therefore, Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors has partnered with HR Workplace Services to provide assistance with the day to day Human Resource issues that can arise for our clients.  They can also work with clients to build an Human Resources infrastructure and strategy that protects the business or organization long-term.  Clients can access a dedicated team of Human Resource professionals available via phone or email to provide guidance on Human Resources and regulatory compliance issues like Health Care Reform, COBRA, FMLA, HIPAA, employee handbook review, and many others.
  • MyWaveHR (pdf) – a personalized website that allows you to effortlessly click, connect and communicate with Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors.  It’s designed to offer you time-saving tools and resources that build convenience into managing your everyday work tasks. Whether you want to view documents online, participate in plan/program surveys or connect with more than 325,000 peers in your industry, this is the place to be. It’s easily accessible, hardworking and just one of the many services available to you when you partner with us.  This web based technology tool offering employee benefits and Human Resources content, such as:
    • Federal Legislation Guides for Health Care Reform, COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA
    • Downloadable articles, brochures, forms and charts
    • Share resources and information with thousands of industry peers
  • ERISA Compliance (pdf) – A Timeline for Compliance: When you offer retirement and health benefits to your employees, you need to make sure you’re providing the right documents to stay in compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).   Noncompliance can result in fines, so make sure you’re providing the right documents at the right times.  This a quick overview of the documents you need to stay in compliance.  For more information regarding ERISA Reporting & Disclosure Rules and Enforcement, please see the ERISA compliance FAQs are in the Compliance Bulletins & Briefs list below.
  • PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act) Compliance – visit our Health Care Reform page for resources and recent updates on ACA 2020 Overview and Compliance Checklist, Employer Shared Responsibility Provision (ESRP) estimator, identifying full-time employees, an Applicable Large Employer (ALE) publication, recent legislative activity, and much more.

Compliance Overviews, Bulletins & Briefs

COVID-19

COBRA

ERISA

Family & Employee Leave

FSA/HSA/HRA

Health/Benefit Plan Information

New Jersey

Please be advised that any and all information, comments, analysis, and/or recommendations set forth above relative to the possible impact of COVID-19 on potential insurance coverage or other policy implications are intended solely for informational purposes and should not be relied upon as legal advice. As an insurance broker, we have no authority to make coverage decisions as that ability rests solely with the issuing carrier. Therefore, all claims should be submitted to the carrier for evaluation. The positions expressed herein are opinions only and are not to be construed as any form of guarantee or warrantee. Finally, given the extremely dynamic and rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, comments above do not take into account any applicable pending or future legislation introduced with the intent to override, alter or amend current policy language.

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