September 29, 2023
6 Ways to Ensure You’re Prepared for Busy Season
As a full-service health insurance broker entering Q4, maximizing your agency’s potential is crucial. With the busy season on the horizon, preparation is key.
September 19, 2023
The Power of LinkedIn for Insurance Brokers: Why and How to Build Your Business Network
In an increasingly digital world, LinkedIn has become the de facto digital Rolodex for businesses and professionals. Insurance brokers are no exception.
August 29, 2023
Affordability Safe Harbor
Beginning January 1, 2024, the new affordability percentage for employer-sponsored coverage will be reduced to 8.39% of the employee’s household income.
June 21, 2023
Revised Form 720
The IRS has released a revised Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return, the proper method to file and report PCORI fees.
June 13, 2023
2023 PCORI Fee Filing
What is a PCORI Fee? Also known as the Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF), the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Fee (PCORI) is one of many different fees that go towards the funding of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
June 6, 2023
Guide to Mastering Social Media for Insurance Brokers
Social media marketing seems so easy on one hand and yet so difficult on the other. It can even be intimidating to some degree. Many brokers make social media part of the overall marketing strategy, yet fail to achieve a decent return on investment. It doesn't have to be that way.
May 31, 2023
2024 Limits Announced for Health Savings Accounts (HSA), High Deductible Health Plans, and Excepted Benefit HRAs
On May 16, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service released updates to the maximum annual 2024 contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) under high deductible health plans (HDHPs).
May 16, 2023
Be a Hero by Introducing Clients to More Non-Med Benefits
Employers in many industries are still struggling to fill open positions. Meanwhile, workers are struggling to make ends meet amidst inflation and wage stagnation. Both groups can feel like they are doing everything they can but not making any headway. You can be a hero by introducing them to more non-medical benefits.
May 10, 2023
Congratulations, David Mordo, for Winning the NJ Lifetime Achievement Award
Congratulations to David Mordo, BenefitMall Compliance Analyst, for winning the NJ Lifetime Achievement Award. He was honored on Tuesday morning at the NJ-NABIP state convention.
May 5, 2023
Prescription Drug Data Collection (RxDC) Reporting Instructions
In these instructions, the term RxDC report refers to the data submission required under Section 204 of Division BB, Title II (Section 204) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA).1 The Rx stands for Prescription Drug and the DC stands for Data Collection.
May 2, 2023
Increase Engagement with Enrollment and Submission Technology
Paper enrollment and submission forms were already on their last legs in the years leading up to the COVID pandemic. With companies locked down and so many people working from home, paper forms were no longer practical. Technology replaced them; there was no other choice.
April 18, 2023
How PEO Goes Beyond Mere Benefits Administration
Any of your clients looking for a little more help with HR administration, but without giving up full control over the workforce, might want to consider working with a professional employer organization (PEO). A PEO goes beyond mere benefits administration to offer a full range of HR functions.