Legal Alert: CMS Extends Transition Relief for Non-Compliant Plans through 2020

April 10, 2019
Alert Summary from Danielle Capilla Continuing its trend for the sixth year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended transitional relief to “grandmothered” health plans. Grandmothered plans are non-grandfathered plans in the small group and individual... Find out more »

Legal Alert: New Court Ruling on Association Health Plans

April 1, 2019
Association Health Plans allowed small businesses to band together for more affordable healthcare, and they have been a hot topic of late. After the Department of Labor under the Trump administration issued its final ruling on Association Health Plans (AHPs) last summer, several states took up... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Phalanx Healthcare Solutions, LLC

March 27, 2019
DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced its acquisition of Phalanx Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Phalanx), effective March 1, 2019. Located in New York City, Phalanx is a leading insurance and reinsurance broker of medical malpractice insurance for... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires TriSure Corporation

March 14, 2019
DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired TriSure Corporation (TriSure), effective March 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Established in 1999, TriSure is a leading risk management firm based in Raleigh, North... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Dohrmann Insurance Agency, Inc.

March 12, 2019
DEERFIELD, IL  — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired Dohrmann Insurance Agency, Inc. (Dohrmann), effective March 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Founded in 1868, Dohrmann Insurance Agency is located in... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Broad Reach Benefits, LLC

February 12, 2019
DEERFIELD, IL  — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired Broad Reach Benefits, LLC, effective February 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Broad Reach Benefits, headquartered in Madison, New Jersey, offers a wide range of... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Whipple & Company

February 7, 2019
DEERFIELD, IL  — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired Whipple & Company, effective February 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Whipple & Company, based in Boca Raton, FL, was founded in late 2016 by Melissa Whipple,... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires The Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency

January 7, 2019
DEERFIELD, IL (January 7, 2019) — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired The Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency, LLC, from Shore Bancshares, Inc., effective December 31, 2018. The Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency, headquartered in Easton, Maryland, is... Find out more »

District Court Judge in Texas Strikes Down the ACA – But Law Remains In Effect for Now

December 17, 2018
On Friday, December 14, a federal judge in Texas issued a partial ruling that strikes down the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) as unconstitutional.  The White House has stated that the law will remain in place, however, pending the appeal process.  The case, Texas v. U.S., will be appealed to... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Bailey & Company

December 12, 2018
DEERFIELD, IL (December 12, 2018) — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired Bailey & Company Benefits Group, a prominent employee benefits firm in Ohio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Bailey... Find out more »