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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    House votes to repeal Cadillac Tax
    By Emily Kubis on July 22, 2019

    Excise tax on high-cost health plans has never taken effect The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to repeal the Cadillac Tax, the...

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    Three steps to going online before Q4
    By Emily Kubis on July 17, 2019

      Pro tips for implementing in 2019 At BerniePortal, we recommend rolling out your new benefits administration platform with your clients during...

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    How to have the best Q4 ever
    By Emily Kubis on July 11, 2019

    Open enrollment doesn't have to be a headache Who wants to be buried in paperwork at the end of the year? With open enrollment right around the...

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    Are you and your clients ready for open enrollment?
    By Emily Kubis on June 27, 2019

      Have the best Q4 ever With Q4 quickly approaching, the time is here to begin strategizing your agency’s plan for open enrollment. Prepping your...

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    How to explain benefits like a pro during open enrollment
    By Emily Kubis on June 25, 2019

      Have the best Q4 ever One of the more challenging aspects of open enrollment is ensuring employees have a good grasp on their benefit options...

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    Final HRA rule expands options for employers
    By Emily Kubis on June 19, 2019

    Employers able to reimburse for individual coverage in 2020 The IRS released a final rule last week expanding Health Reimbursement Arrangements,...

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    What’s next for Association Health Plans?
    By Emily Kubis on June 18, 2019

    DOL appeals court ruling After a federal district court struck down the Trump administration’s 2018 Association Health Plan expansion, the...

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    Three things to know about the new overtime rule
    By Emily Kubis on June 12, 2019

    How to prepare In March, the Department of Labor announced a proposed rule increasing the wage threshold for employees eligible for overtime. If...

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    To compete for talent, HR professionals must hire faster
    By Emily Kubis on June 5, 2019

    Facing the most competitive recruitment environment in 50 years, inefficient hiring practices are hurting small business growth Human Resources...

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    IRS sets HSA limits for 2020
    By Emily Kubis on June 3, 2019

    Limits slightly increased The IRS has released the new Health Savings Accounts contribution limits and maximum out-of-pocket figures for 2020. ...

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