ShawHankins partners with NFP to offer year-round training opportunities for employers on the issues that affect their employees and business.
NFP’s Benefits Compliance team is providing new training opportunities for clients in 2019. We will now offer a client webinar on the third Wednesday of each month. The series will be called “Get Wise Wednesdays” and will replace the previous format of three webinars in the second month of each quarter. The webinars will be one hour in length and will still offer HRCI credit for attendees.
The first webinar, “Make a Resolution to Comply with HIPAA,” was successfully held on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The recording for that webinar can be found here.
NFP’s Benefits Compliance team is hosting its next webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CT (3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET). It is entitled “Facts and Fictions about Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).” Registration is available here.
GDOL extends an invitation to business and industry representatives, to attend the Region 1 Northwest GA, Regional Employer Summit scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the GNTC, Rome Campus, One Maurice Drive, Conference Center Building H., Room 101, Rome, GA. The Business Services Unit of the Georgia Department of Labor in collaboration with the Region 1 Employer Committee’s will be conducting a half-day seminar. The summit is designed to meet the needs of managers, human resources professionals, business owners, and supervisors seeking practical guidance and real world tips for handling tough management and compliance challenges to operate effectively within the legal climate that is affecting the 2018 workplace. read more »
What comes to mind when you hear the word fiduciary? Many mistakenly think that the concept only applies to employer sponsored retirement plans and not group health plans. Many also mistakenly think that only officers of a company have fiduciary responsibility. Any person who has discretionary authority or discretionary responsibility in the administration of a group health plan is a fiduciary- that could be you. It’s a very high standard of conduct. Please join NFP’s Benefits Compliance team for a demystifying discussion of fiduciary duties and how to be in compliance with this ERISA requirement.
Being in compliance with all of the complex federal and state requirements related to employer sponsored health plans takes a lot of effort. And sometimes it may feel like you are just sending notices and going through certain procedures just to check a box as completed. Are your efforts worth it? Does anyone really get in trouble for not being in compliance? NFP’s Benefits Compliance team discusses recent enforcement in various areas of employee benefits and confirms why all of your efforts really are worth it. read more »
With the rising cost of healthcare and insurance, it’s more important than ever that employers spend their employee benefits budget wisely. Please join NFP’s Benefits Compliance team for a discussion of the advantages/ disadvantages and compliance considerations of several strategies, such as: read more »