401(k) Retirement Plans

Perhaps the most popular retirement plan being elected today, a 401(k) retirement plan is a type of plan to which the employee can contribute from his or her paycheck before or after taxes are taken out. The contributions go into a 401(k) account, with the employee...
State Continuation & COBRA Coverage

State Continuation & COBRA Coverage

There are two common forms of extended insurance coverage for employees who are voluntarily leaving employment. Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, also known as COBRA, is the more common term, which only affects employers who have more than 20 employees....
State Continuation & COBRA Coverage

Texas Association Health Plans

Important Notice Due to a ruling by a U.S. District Court judge on March 28, 2019, most carriers have suspended proposals for Employer Association Health Plans. Read More Here. UnitedHealthcare has announced a state-wide initiative to take advantage of the recently...
Section 125 Plan Overview

Section 125 Plan Overview

Do You Need a Section 125 Plan? If you are an employer wanting to allow your employees to pay group health and other insurance premiums with pre-tax salary deductions, the answer is yes, you need a Section 125 plan document. In most employer-sponsored group benefit...

Health Reimbursement Arrangement

A Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) is a tax-advantaged benefit that allows both employees and employers to save on the cost of healthcare. Jump to section: 1. QSEHRA (Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement) HRA plans are employer-funded...
Onboarding Employees 101

Onboarding Employees 101

Everything you need to know to help your organization implement a successful onboarding strategy. What is Onboarding Onboarding is the action or process of integrating a new employee into an organization or familiarizing a new customer or client with one’s products or...