Alera Group Appoints Danielle Capilla Director of Compliance, Employee Benefits

May 31, 2018
DEERFIELD, IL (May 31, 2018) — Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, appointed Danielle Capilla, JD, as Director of Compliance, Employee Benefits. In her role as Director of Compliance, Employee Benefits, Capilla will... Find out more »

IRS Releases 2019 HSA Contribution Limits and HDHP Deductible and Out-of-Pocket Limits

May 22, 2018
In Rev. Proc. 2018-30, the IRS released the inflation adjusted amounts for 2019 relevant to HSAs and high deductible health plans (HDHPs).  The table below summarizes those adjustments and other applicable limits.   2019 2018 Change Annual HSA Contribution Limit (employer... Find out more »

Legal Alert: Agencies Issue Guidance on Mental Health Parity Issues, Signal Enhanced Enforcement

May 17, 2018
On April 23, 2018, the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services released several pieces of guidance on issues arising under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA), including 2017 enforcement actions, guidance on mental health parity implementation,... Find out more »

Legal Alert: PCORI Fees Due By July 31, 2018

May 10, 2018
REMINDER:  PCORI Fees Due By July 31, 2018 This alert is of interest to all employers that sponsor self-insured group health plans, including Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs).  Note that the PCORI fee does not apply to most health FSAs. Employers that sponsor self-insured group... Find out more »

Alera Group Growth Streak Continues, Acquires Three New Firms

May 9, 2018
Additions Expand Locations in South West and Midwest Regions DEERFIELD, IL  — Alera Group, a leading national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired three firms, effective May 1, 2018. These acquisitions expand Alera Group to more than... Find out more »

Alera Group Names Jim Blue President

May 7, 2018
Blue to Focus on Revenue Growth and Integration of New Firms DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, appointed Jim Blue as President, effective May 1. As President of the company, Blue’s responsibilities... Find out more »