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Related Risk Joins Alera Group in Latest Acquisition

August 20, 2021
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth management firm, today announced the acquisition of Related Risk, a third-party administrator (TPA) that helps insurance companies and employers generate new premiums and profits by accelerating product speed-to-market while ensuring... Find out more »

Legal Alert: Summary of Mental Health Parity and Transparency Provisions Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

August 19, 2021
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “CAA”), which was signed into law on December 27, 2020, included several provisions impacting group health plans and health insurance issuers. Below is a summary of the provisions focused on mental health parity and health plan... Find out more »

Legal Alert: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 Pharmacy Reporting

August 17, 2021
This alert was updated on August 23, 2021. “Employers that sponsor group health plans of any size, including government employers, should keep their eye on the developing rules for this upcoming reporting that begins in December 2021.” -Danielle Capilla, Vice President,... Find out more »

Legal Alert: COVID-19 Plan Design

August 12, 2021
Updated September 1, 2021 As the U.S. continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccinations of Americans age 12 and older are underway with approximately half of the eligible population vaccinated against the virus. In the States, there are currently three vaccines—one from Moderna,... Find out more »

Alera Group Expands Private Equity and Executive Risk Expertise with Risk Consulting Partners Acquisition

Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth management firm, today announced the acquisition of Risk Consulting Partners (RCP), a team of professionals that brings a consultative approach to developing innovative insurance solutions and protecting clients’ assets. RCP... Find out more »

Legal Alert: Agencies Release First Rule on the No Surprises Act

August 9, 2021
This alert is of interest to all employers that sponsor non-excepted group health plans—fully-insured, self-funded, grandfathered and non-grandfathered. On July 13, 2021, the DOL, HHS, and IRS released a joint Interim Final Rule implementing specified provisions of the No Surprises... Find out more »

New Study Shows Increase in Telemedicine Benefits and Human Capital Challenges

August 5, 2021
Alera Group’s 2021 National Healthcare & Employee Benefits Benchmarking Survey reveals pandemic’s long-term impact on employers Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth management firm, today announced the results of the 2021 Healthcare & Employee... Find out more »

Alera Group Bolsters Wealth Management Practice with the Acquisition of Sitzmann Morris & Boyle Insurance Agency

July 30, 2021
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth management firm, today announced the acquisition of Sitzmann Morris & Boyle (SMB) Insurance Agency, a California-based financial services agency providing wealth-preserving strategies and life insurance products and services... Find out more »

Alera Group Adds Utah-Based Fringe Benefit Analysts in Latest Acquisition

July 28, 2021
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth management firm, announced today the acquisition of Fringe Benefit Analysts, a full-service insurance, consulting, employee benefits firm that provides educational tools and systems to simplify the benefits process for both employers... Find out more »
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Alera Group Acquires Keller Insurance Agency, Bolstering Expertise with Senior Living Facilities

July 22, 2021
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth management firm, today announced the acquisition of Keller Insurance Agency, a firm specializing in commercial property and casualty insurance, with a particular focus in senior living facilities. “As a member of CARE and Leading... Find out more »