May 2017 Blog Posts

May Fedeli Digest

House Republicans Pass American Health Act

On Thursday, May 4, by a vote of 217 to 213 (with 20 Republicans voting against the bill), the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amended version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which repeals and replaces significant portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The bill now moves to the Senate where significant changes and roadblocks are sure to happen. Under its current form, AHCA repeals the employer mandate penalties. Click the link to learn all the potential changes to the health care law. (Full Post)

Cyber Exposures Continue to Evolve:  Ask Your Customers About a WISP

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a final Rule on Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to advance health equity and reduce disparities in health care. Section 1557 rules address on a broad basis non-discrimination in health care, and health coverage as it pertains to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Full Post)

FMLA “To Do” Checklist – Policies, Procedures, Compliance

The Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons. With the complexity of the administration of FMLA, now is a good time to make sure your policies and forms are up to date. (Full Post)

This Isn’t Only a Test- Annual Exams & More

Proactive Care – A Key to Living Longer, Healthier and More Lucrative Lives

Encouraging your employees to schedule their annual exams is an excellent way for them to develop a relationship with a physician, identify changes and patterns in their body, and be proactive about their health. To learn more about the various annual exams and which ones may apply to your employees, here is a link to an excerpt from Age-Proof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip by Dr. Michael Roizen of Cleveland Clinic Wellness. (Full Post)

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