Legal Alert: Agencies Issue Guidance Regarding Coverage of Family Planning Services and Emergency Contraceptives Under the Affordable Care Act After Dobbs

August 12, 2022
On July 28, 2022, the DOL, HHS and the IRS (collectively, the “Agencies”) released FAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part 54, which, according to the Agencies, is intended to make it clear that, despite the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs, the ACA’s... Find out more »

Legal Alert: IRS Issues Affordability Percentage Adjustment for 2023

August 8, 2022
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Rev. Proc. 2022-34, which contains the inflation-adjusted amounts for 2023 used to determine whether employer-sponsored coverage is “affordable” for purposes of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer shared responsibility... Find out more »

Lumity, Inc. Joins Alera Group in Latest Acquisition

August 4, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today the acquisition of Lumity, Inc., a data-driven consulting company providing a modern solution for better benefits and bringing transparency and accountability to the health insurance ecosystem. “At... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Jowers-Sklar Insurance

August 3, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, today announced the acquisition of Jowers-Sklar Insurance, an independent insurance agency specializing in Property & Casualty insurance with customers throughout Georgia and the Southeast. “At Jowers-Sklar... Find out more »

Alera Group Wealth Services Acquires Johnson Brunetti

August 1, 2022
Acquisition adds $1.5 billion to RIA assets under management, offices in Northeast and Georgia Alera Group Wealth Services, a division of Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, today announced the acquisition of Johnson Brunetti, a... Find out more »

Employers Put More Emphasis on Benefits Offerings as Great Resignation Continues

July 21, 2022
Third annual study from Alera Group shows shift in coverages and choices to help retain and attract talent A new study measuring employee benefits and human capital management challenges reveals an increased focus on talent retention and recruitment, as well as an uptick in expanded services... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Core Benefit Solutions, Increasing Employee Benefits and HR Services

July 19, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today the acquisition of Core Benefit Solutions, a premier resource for corporations providing employee benefits, compliance and human resource outsourcing. “At Core Benefit Solutions, we offer... Find out more »

Alera Group Expands Into Vermont with Acquisition of Noyle Johnson Group

July 18, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today the acquisition of Noyle Johnson Group, an independent insurance agency serving Central Vermont and the North East Kingdom with three offices located in Montpelier, Danville and Bethel. “At Noyle... Find out more »

Alera Group Bolsters Retirement Plan Services with Acquisition of DFG 401(k) Advisors

July 14, 2022
Alera Group, a top independent national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today the acquisition of DFG 401(k) Advisors, an independent qualified retirement plan services company that works with employers to maximize their retirement plan outcomes by increasing... Find out more »

Legal Alert: Supreme Court Turns Abortion Regulation to The States: Considerations for Group Health Plans and Employers

June 30, 2022
On June 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court (“the Court”) released its much-anticipated decision in Dobbs, State Health officer of the Mississippi Department of Health, et al. v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, et al., which examined the Mississippi abortion law... Find out more »