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What is a Qualified Life Event?

May 9, 2019 | General Benefits

You should always elect benefits during open enrollment to ensure you get the coverage you need. Sometimes, a qualified life event occurs, which gives you the opportunity to change elections […]

Welfare Plan Compliance Calendar

May 9, 2019 | General Benefits

Learn about welfare plan compliance needs: Welfare Plan Compliance Calendar

The Employer’s Guide to the FMLA

May 9, 2019 | FMLA

The Department of Labor has provided this guide as a public service. It is intended as general information only and does not carry the force of legal opinion. The Employer’s […]

Overview of IRS Controlled Group Rules and How They May Apply to YOUR Company

May 9, 2019 | General Benefits

Why is it important to understand if an employer is a part of a controlled group in the employee benefits world? Because if an employer is part of a controlled […]

Multistate Employers

May 9, 2019 | General Benefits

Employers with employees in multiple states must comply with all federal, state and municipal level laws in which they conduct business. The complex legal requirements, with costly penalties possible for […]

HIPAA Special Enrollment Rights

May 9, 2019 | HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) requires group health plans to provide a special enrollment opportunity to an employee (or COBRA enrollee) upon the occurrence of […]

HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules

May 9, 2019 | HIPAA

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulates and enforces the Privacy Rule and Security Rule through its Office for Civil Rights (OCR). This guide reviews key features […]

Health and Welfare Compliance Guide

May 9, 2019 | General Benefits

Ardent Solutions has arranged for this guide to be created for our clients by Marathas Barrow Weatherhead Lent LLP (“MBWL”), a premiere employee benefits, executive compensation and employment law firm. […]

FSA, HRA and HSA Comparison Chart

May 9, 2019 | HSA/HRA/FSA

Trying to understand the differences between FSA, HRA and HSAs? Use our comparison chart for a general understanding of the differences between the two: FSA, HRA and HSA Comparison Chart

FMLA Administration Checklist

May 9, 2019 | FMLA

This checklist provides only a general overview of the process of administering leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The FMLA regulations are extremely complex and may address […]