San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance: 2016 Update

On April 12, 2016 By Tevis   

As you know, San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance or Healthy San Francisco (HCSO) requires for-profit employers with 20 or more employees (and nonprofits with 50 or more employees) (Covered Employers) to spend a minimum amount on health care for … Continue reading


State Regulators Go-Aheads Health Net Acquisition

On April 6, 2016 By Tevis   

California Health Insurance regulators approved Centene Corporation’s $6.8 billion acquisition of Health Net, Inc, one of Tevis Insurance’s major medical carrier providers. The approval from the state regulators is the last thing needed for the deal to close. It took … Continue reading


April BenefitBuzz: ACA Litigation & Rule Changes

On March 25, 2016 By Tevis   

ACA Litigation May Affect Employers A New York district court will hear the first case on whether employers may reduce their employees’ work hours in order to avoid providing health benefits required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The case … Continue reading


Forms 1094 and 1095 Reporting Update

On March 1, 2016 By Tevis   

On December 28, 2015, we published Benefits Alert Memorandum 2015-18 describing the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Notice 2016-4, which extended the filing due dates for Forms 1094 and 1095 for 2015 health care coverage for those whose Applicable Large Employer … Continue reading


March BenefitsBuzz: FMLA Questions & IRS Clarifications.

On February 26, 2016 By Tevis   

Recent Court Rulings Raise Questions about FMLA The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) clearly states that when an employer knows that a worker taking leave qualifies for FMLA, it must designate the worker’s absence as FMLA leave. Despite this … Continue reading


Healthy Heart, Happy Heart

On February 22, 2016 By Tevis   

February is undoubtedly the month for love, Valentine,s day being the biggest highlight. With or without a Valentine’s date, here are some tips that you should follow to ensure that your heart is healthy and happy: Eat Healthy Eating healthy … Continue reading


California Legislative Update: New Laws for 2016

On February 2, 2016 By Tevis   

In its most recent session, the California Legislature concentrated its energies on health care reform. Governor Brown signed many of these bills into law, at least two of which conflict with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations and others which … Continue reading


February BenefitsBuzz

On February 1, 2016 By Tevis   

ACA Reporting Deadlines Delayed On Dec. 28, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that deadlines for 2015 Section 6055 and 6056 reporting have been delayed. The new deadlines are as follows: March 31, 2016 – Deadline for furnishing Forms … Continue reading


New Year Resolutions That Are Good For Your Health

On January 29, 2016 By Tevis   

All of us have different resolutions for 2016. Some of us promise to save money. Some plan to travel. Some envisions to take up higher education. But above all, we should put our health at the top of that list. … Continue reading


Prioritizing Health and Healthcare Insurance in 2016

On January 2, 2016 By Tevis   

It’s time we get serious about your health. That is why in 2016, getting the health coverage you need should be on top of our New Year’s list. And this is one of those that you should really accomplish because … Continue reading


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