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COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency To End on May 11, 2023

Employer Sponsored Health Plan Planning for the end of the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency on May 11, 2023


CAA H&W Service Provider Fees

408(b)(2)(B) Disclosure Rules Take Effect for Contracts Signed in 2022.


Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) Reporting

CAA is a new federal reporting regulation that requires health insurers offering group or individual health coverage and self-funded group health plans.


401(k) Plan Lawsuits Continue to Make Headlines

Since 2015, when employees accused Boeing of mismanagement, there’s been an alarming rise in complaints against 401k plan management.


COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Brings New Opportunities

Employers can now mandate that employees receive the COVID-19 vaccination and can provide incentives to their employees.


COVID-19 And Behavioral Health Indicators

As we enter the tenth month of the pandemic, the socio-emotional impact of COVID-19 on businesses continues to take its toll.


Enumerating the Issues with Company Wellness Programs

In today’s business environment, offering a wellness program is becoming more standardized. Here’s what you need to know about offering one.


Employer-Sponsored Drug Abuse Revisited​​

In this overview of the danger of prescription drug abuse, we highlighted the potential concerns to employers and what they need to do about it.


A Reminder to Review Your Vendor Agreement

We discuss how clients need to be diligent in monitoring their vendor relationships to ensure greater transparency across the marketplace.


Cigna and Catamaran Enter Strategic Partnership

Once fully integrated, Catamaran will provide services to all of Cigna’s commercial pharmacy business–approximately 8 million members.


CVS Caremark and Walgreens Announce Agreement

The two have reached an agreement on terms under which Walgreens will continue to participate in the CVS Caremark PBM network.


Instance of Employer-Sponsored Drug Abuse

The number of people filling prescriptions for powerful, addictive pain killers is increasing at an explosive pace.


Retirement Plan Fraud Becoming More Prevalent

The last quarter of 2010 witnessed likely the first ever significant jail sentence related to a false statement on a Form 5500.


How Companies Can Get More from Their Insurer

We discuss how companies can save on healthcare costs in ways that don’t involve shifting those costs onto employees.


Aetna and CVS Caremark Agree to 12-Year Contract

Aetna will retain its PBM and will continue to manage clinical programs and oversight of its pharmacy benefits, while outsourcing some functions to CVS.