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FAQs for Employers on Medical Child Support Orders

The Department of Health and Human Services recently issued FAQs for employers regarding National Medical Support Notices (NMSNs). The NMSN is the official form that child support agencies send to employers to ensure that children receive healthcare coverage when …

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Spending Resolution Affects ACA Taxes

On Jan. 22, 2018, President Donald Trump signed a short-term continuing spending resolution into law to end the government shutdown and continue funding through Feb. 8, 2018. The continuing resolution impacts the following three taxes and fees under the …

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How the New Tax Reform Law Is Driving Changes in Employee Benefits

By TERI GLASS, Employee Engagement & Communication Practice Leader The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) passed late last year and slashed the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent. The subsequent savings is providing …

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IRS Reduces HSA Limit for Family Coverage for 2018

On March 5, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2018-18 to announce changes to certain tax limits for 2018, including a reduced contribution limit for health savings accounts (HSAs). The new tax law enacted late last …

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Allianz Named Risk Management/Specialty Winner in Inaugural Property and Casualty Carrier Survey

Allianz was recently presented with the top award for large account/specialty carrier performance for 2017 as rated by Hylant’s risk management and practice group teams. Allianz received top aggregate marks for the six critical performance categories in this segment. …

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Travelers Named Middle Market Winner in Inaugural Property and Casualty Carrier Survey

Travelers was recently recognized as the top middle market carrier for Hylant for 2017 as voted on by the commercial teams in Hylant’s offices. The award was based on six key performance categories that are critical success factors for …

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Hanover Named Small Commercial Winner in Inaugural Property and Casualty Carrier Survey

Hanover was awarded with top honors for small commercial carrier performance for Hylant in 2017. Hanover received the top composite marks for the eight key categories as rated by Hylant’s small commercial teams. Congratulations to Hanover for receiving this …

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Agency Profile: From Safari to Successful Insurance Career

This article originally appeared in the January 2018 issue of The Agent’s Advocate, a publication of The Doctors Company and is reprinted with permission of The Doctors Company. Hylant Columbus President Chris Godley’s entry into the insurance business began …

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WHAT MOST COMPANIES DON’T KNOW by Sara Skirvin, Hylant Executive Risk Practice You’ve heard the terms before: phishing, baiting, website spoofing and email impersonation. Those digital scams are skillfully constructed to deceive even the most sophisticated individual. They lull …

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