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Benefit Briefs Newsletter:
February 2018

Welcome to Total Benefit Briefs

:We keep this newsletter brief to respect your time and inbox while providing timely information. With so much changing it's  a challenge. Please click the links to get information, and let us know if you need more answers.
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HR,Compliance & Payroll Solutions

At Total Benefit Solutions Inc., we are dedicated to providing the advice our clients need to remain compliant and make informed benefit decisions. 

See all of our latest compliance bulletins by clicking here.

Department of Labor Increases Penalties for 2018   The Department of Labor (DOL) recently published the annual adjustments for 2018 that increase certain penalties applicable to employee benefit plans

Medicare Part D Notification Reminder Employers sponsoring a group health plan need to report information on  the plan's prescription drug coverage.

Low Cost ERISA Wraps: If you offer group health insurance you're required by law to distribute a Wrap SPD within 120 days of the Plan's effective date. 

Compliance and Health Reform Education Center: Compliance bulletins along with short informative videos. 

Have A Complex HR or Payroll need? Total Benefit Solutions has partnered with some of the best HR professionals in the industry to provide top-notch and timely services when you need it. 

Just call your Total Benefit Solutions account manager today and ask about our HR professionals.   Still have questions about compliance? Please call us today at (215) 355-2121 and we will get you the answers you need! 
Don't do it yourself! One wrong click and you could be stuck in a bad plan or worse! 
Transition Solutions:

Total Benefit Solutions Transition Team is here to help your employees get enrolled who are transitioning off of your employer plan for any reason including:

R eaching Medicare Eligibility

Reaching Age 26

Leaving Employment or COBRA


Call Jennifer Bremme in our office today at (215)355-2121 if we can help with any transitioning questions or concerns for yourself, a coworker or a family member. 

Medicare Solutions:

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Total Benefit Solutions has partnered with Medicareful. Medicareful is a powerful new online portal that allows you to see and compare the plans where you live. 

We Value Your Feedback!

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Over the years Ed and his crew have gone over and above the call of duty to assist me with my health insurance needs. They have perfect amount of patience needed to help healthcare novices like me.
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-Amy H

Now More Than Ever You Need To Stay Informed
Things change faster now than ever. Clients often ask us why we do not send out e-mails more often. It's because if we did we would be overloading you with e-mails. Instead , we post frequent updates on our website Use the search feature in the top right hand corner to find specific information.
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Warm Regards, 
Edward T. MacConnell CBC, CHRS
Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist

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