A full report from the IRS.gov can be read here: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Fee. The PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) is a fund paid by employers that sponsor self-insured health plans and by commercial group health insurance providers. The fee, required to be reported only once a year on the second quarter Form 720 and [...]
Cyber testing offers ways to drive sales with cybersecurity. Here we give insight into different types of cyber testing so you can find which is best for your business end goal.
Manufacturers rely heavily on a consistent supply chain in order to operate. When a lack of transparency between vendors and the use of separate management systems take place, this can often lead to confusion, delays and lost business. To solve these problems, many businesses have turned to blockchain technology—a platform that works by recording a [...]
The first OSHA electronic reports were due through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) by Dec. 31, 2017 - Not every affected establishment submitted these electronic reports and on Feb. 21, 2018, OSHA issued guidance on how it plans to enforce compliance with this requirement.
Information explaining the basics for the new Medicare cards that will begin being issued April 2018.
Yesterday, Vanner Insurance won second place in the medium-sized companies category at the 2018 Best Places to Work of WNY presented by Buffalo Business First. This is a very proud and important recognition for us, as the award was a great testament to the strong culture that exists at Vanner. Companies nominated for each category were ranked [...]
The IRS announced that the HSA family contribution limits for 2018 have changed from $6,900 to $6,850 as a result of the tax reform laws. This is important to communicate to employees as some have already contributed $6,900 into their HSA accounts. Please advise them that they must remove the extra $50 or adjust their contribution [...]
Dina Marinaro, our bonding and surety specialist was named
On January 8, our Benefits Manager went on WNY Living to discuss what the new laws mean for business in our area. For a better understanding of what PFL means for employers and employees make sure to check out these segments. Devereaux takes a deep dive into the changed regulations and answers the most [...]
Accidents and natural disasters can strike without warning, causing costly damage to your home, vehicles and personal belongings. When this happens, you will have to file an insurance claim in order for your policy to kick in and recoup your losses.