Our Areas of Expertise

Employee Benefits

Capabilities include cost containment and plan design, benefits administration, compliance, employee communication, benefits technology and vendor management.

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Property & Casualty

Capabilities include property and casualty insurance, corporate and individual risk management, environmental liability expertise and M&A services.

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Wealth Management

Capabilities include financial planning, retirement planning, investment advice, personal insurance, estate planning and brokerage services.

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Recent Updates From Alera Group

News

IRS Extends Deadline for Furnishing Form 1095-C, Extends Good-Faith Transition Relief

Dec 02, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Notice 2019-63, which extends the deadline for furnishing 2019 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to individuals from January 31, 2020 to March 2, 2020.  The Notice also provides penalty relief for good-faith reporting errors and suspends the requirement to... Read More

What Employers Need to Know About the New Transparency Rules

Nov 22, 2019
Proposed Transparency Rule Released Following President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Price and Transparency in American Healthcare, one final and one proposed rule was released by HHS and CMS that aim to increase price transparency for hospitals and insurance companies.  These... Read More

IRS Releases Draft 2019 ACA Reporting Forms and Instructions

Nov 14, 2019
The IRS has released draft forms and instructions for the 2019 B-Series and C-Series reporting forms (Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C and 1095-C) used by employers and coverage providers to report certain information to full-time employees and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  As... Read More

Insights

When is Indemnity Health Insurance an Acceptable Alternative to a Fully-Insured Plan?

Dec 06, 2019
Here’s a look at the advantages and disadvantages. Many employers offer employees access to indemnity health insurance as a way to fill gaps in their health coverage. Now, as heath care plan costs increase, some employers who are priced out of the cost of traditional major medical coverage... Read More

Updates on the Automobile Technology Revolution

Dec 06, 2019
As technology makes cars safer and more efficient, there are bumps in the road. Here are a few of the latest ones. Cars to Start Talking to Other Cars The auto industry has made great strides with vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications, linking cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights to... Read More

A Quick Guide to Renters Insurance

Dec 02, 2019
In a sense, renters insurance is homeowners insurance — without the building. If you rent a house, flat or apartment, you are not typically responsible for insuring the building. But most other features of homeowners insurance do apply to your situation as a renter. Like homeowners... Read More

Events

11 Dec @ 11:00 am CST
During our final webinar of our 2019 Educational Webinar Series, Stacy H. Barrow, Esq. provides and overview of all things compliance in 2019, along with a look at what to expect in 2020. Attendees... More Info
17 Dec
@ 11:00 am CST
Join Stacy Barrow and Danielle Capilla for a webinar reviewing this quarter's compliance updates! You won't want to... More Info

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