Episode 44: Closing Out the Year in Compliance
In this episode, Suzanne and Jill discuss year-end considerations for employer plan sponsors. Many employers are currently in or have just completed their open enrollment process. Jill and Suzanne answer the question of whether an employer should accept enrollment requests after open enrollment has ended. They also remind employers about which notices need to be distributed, including the frequently forgotten COBRA Initial Notice for employees and spouses who newly enroll during open enrollment. Lastly, they discuss how employers should prepare for upcoming reporting obligations.