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May 18, 2023

IRS Announces Spike in HSA Figures for 2024

On Tuesday, May 16th, the IRS announced the inflation adjustments that will apply to health savings accounts (HSAs) and qualified high deductible health plans (HDHPs) beginning January 1, 2024. Due in...


March 29, 2023

How to Leverage Group Purchasing Power to Drive Down Benefits Costs

We at Graham are leveraging the power of economies of scale and group purchasing of like-minded Healthcare and Human Services (HHS) organizations with the goal of impacting your people and your bottom...


March 27, 2023

3 Voluntary Benefits Trends to Watch in 2023

Benefits have always been crucial for attracting and retaining top performers, and voluntary benefits are a great way for employers to round off their offerings. These extra perks allow for more perso...


March 24, 2023

DOL Issues Adjusted Penalty Amounts for 2023

Federal regulations require the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to make inflationary adjustments to its civil monetary penalties by Jan. 15 of each year. Accordingly, on Jan. 15, 2023 the DOL issued th...


March 24, 2023

Here Comes the Great Post-Pandemic Medicaid Unwind

At the start of the pandemic in Jan. 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a public health emergency (PHE), which granted each U.S. State’s Medicaid program broad...


March 24, 2023

The End of the COVID-19 Emergency Declarations is Near

On Jan. 30, 2023, the Biden Administration announced its intention to end the National Emergency and Public Health Emergency (PHE) due to COVID-19 as of May 11, 2023. These dual emergency declarations...


January 05, 2023

2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act, including Telemedicine & HSA Relief, Signed into Law

The 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA 2023), which was signed into law by President Biden on December 29, 2022, includes language extending the temporary safe harbor relief that makes first-do...


July 08, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions re: Impact of Dobbs on Employer-Sponsored Health Plans

On Friday June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States released its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overruling the landmark 1973 case Roe v. Wade, wh...


April 05, 2022

5 HR Technology Trends to Monitor in 2022

No matter a company’s size, its day-to-day needs can feel overwhelming for human resources (HR) leaders, especially when faced with new coronavirus-related responsibilities or evolving role duti...


April 04, 2022

How to Combat "The Great Resignation" by Building Customized Benefits Packages to Attract & Retain Top Talent

As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic carry into their third year, many companies are taking a step back to assess their business practices to determine what has or has not worked during this challe...


December 27, 2021

2021 Graham Advisor Newsletter (Digital Issue)

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January 12, 2021

4th Quarter 2020 Compliance Recap

The final quarter of 2020 was perhaps the most “normal” with respect to all issues compliance- and benefits-related. We saw the typical updates of federal limits for various benefits/fees an...


January 06, 2021

Significant Benefits Issues in New COVID-19 Relief Legislation

The COVID-19 relief bill recently passed by Congress contains several important employee benefit-related provisions, including restrictions on “surprise medical bills,” new plan and health c...


November 11, 2020

Employee Benefits needs are changing amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

A key shift in day-to-day operations for employee benefits in the corporate workforce since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is the increased usage of technology. Born out of necessity and...


May 28, 2020

COVID-19: Employee Benefits Resources

Several medical and ancillary carriers are waiving certain requirements to allow employees who were furloughed or given a reduction in hours the opportunity to remain active on their plan(s)...