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Can Healthcare Be Fixed?

Can Healthcare Be Fixed?Even though the U.S. economy appears to be doing well, Americans are concerned about what Congress will be doing in the next six months about the ACA.The Current StateThe ACA has single handedly tripled the overall cost of health care since it...

Will Small Biz ACA Problems Be Saved by Association Health Plans?

Will Small Biz ACA Problems Be Saved by Association Health Plans?Out of 75 Major Concerns, Small Business Owners RankHealth Insurance Costs as the Number One Problem They FaceBetween 2008 and 2015, the proportion of employers with fewer than 10 employees providing...

Understanding a 401k Retirement Plan for Your Employees

Depending on the age of your employees, they might not be familiar with a 401k retirement plan. What’s more, you might be among the crowd of the uninformed yourself. We can help you understand just what kind of retirement plans are available to your employees. How Did...

Managing Multistate Payroll Taxes for Multistate Healthcare Workers

With the growing need for health care provider mobility, an increasing number of doctors, nurses and physical therapists are crossing state borders to work.But with a multistate workforce comes multistate tax laws, and multi opportunities to find yourself out of...

COBRA Deadlines are Complex, Full of Traps for the Unwary

COBRA requires negotiating a thicket of deadlines. They’re easy to forget and the penalties for missing them can be costly. Wanda Bishop For the beneficiary, usually a departing employee, the risk is losing the health insurance coverage that’s provided under COBRA....

Sarah Yelvington Joins Savers Admin as Specialist in FMLA Administration

Sarah Yelvington, Savers Admin’s new FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) benefits specialist, first learned the ins and outs of FMLA as a front-line supervisor. So she knows the perspective of the clients she’ll be serving. Sarah Yelvington The 25-year-old Florida native...

Savers Admin Introduces FMLA Admin Services

Starting April 1, Savers Admin will begin offering FMLA administration to employers. Debbie Berg FMLA is the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993. It requires employers above a certain size to provide job-protected, unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons,...

Expecting a Large Payroll? We’ll Help You Avoid ACH Delays

Will your payroll total more than $500,000 or include an individual payment of more than $100,000, such as sometimes happens with year-end bonuses? If so, you should be aware that Savers Admin’s ACH (Automated Clearing House) provider now requires pre-funding. There...

Medicaid Program Tilting Out of Control From ACA Influence

Medicaid Program Tilting Out of Control From ACA InfluenceAt least 21,000 Americans have died waiting to enroll in Medicaid, thanks in part to the expansion of the ACA government healthcare program, based on research reported by the Foundation for Government...

Where The ACA Is Likely Headed

Where The ACA Is Likely HeadedThe tax-reform provision repealing the penalty on those who refuse to participate in ACA has freed millions of Americans to escape a system that exploits them. But while Americans can escape ACA, they still can’t buy insurance in the...

Keeping Up with SUI Taxes

Spring means outdoor weather, baseball... and tax deadlines.Your company pays the Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA) to the federal government but most states also require a state unemployment insurance (SUI) tax. The rules for SUI taxes vary from state to state and can...

Update: Life Support for the ACA

Update: Life Support for the ACAThis week (3-20-18) the ACA bill is again up for spending review and is also in a tussle with health insurers. The administration may pad the omnibus spending bill with enough cash to preserve the law through the 2020 election but there...

How to Beat the Broke Budget Blues

Eight tips to strengthen employee financial management Money—it keeps us awake at night and makes us worry about the future. Financial management challenges will strain the majority of your employees at one time or another. A study by Bankrate found only 37% of...

Reminder: EEO-1 Is Due by March 31

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires certain employers to submit a report categorizing their employees by race or ethnicity, gender, and job category. This demographic survey, called the EEO-1, is due by March 31. All employers with 100 or more...

Healthcare Dilemma

Healthcare DilemmaSome in Washington feel that today we are closer than ever of sending ACA to the ash heap of history and opening the door for much-needed market-based solutions to health insurance.With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Republicans banded together to...

Can an employer prohibit employees from discussing their wages?

This topic comes up more often than not.  In fact, we still come across handbooks that have polices prohibiting employees from discussing their wages and repercussions for doing so include termination. Prohibitions of this nature infringe upon employees' protected...

Latest Healthcare Reform News Updates II

Latest Healthcare Reform News Updates IIMarch 12, 2018An analysis from The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities says that funding the ACA’s cost-sharing reduction (CSR) subsidies in Congress’s upcoming omnibus spending bill would “do more harm than good.”When the...

The Three C’s of the Digital Workplace

Productivity through collaboration, communication, and connection The digital workplace ushers in a cultural change within organizations. Younger employees are digital natives who have never known a workplace without cloud technology, mobile devices, and WiFi...

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