Medicare Part D Notices – Due By October 14th

Progressive Benefit Group would like to remind you that on an annual basis, Medicare Part D requires employers to disclose to individuals who are eligible for Medicare Part D and to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) whether the health plan’s...

2020 HSA Contribution Maximum Limits Released

The IRS has released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-25 indicating changes to the 2020 HSA contribution limit maximums. The individual contribution maximum is being adjusted upwards by $50 to $3,550 and the family contribution maximum is going up by $100 to $7,100....

Anthem & Sutter Reach an Agreement!

For those insured with Anthem, we are pleased to announce that after several months of contract negotiations, Anthem Blue Cross and the Sutter Health System have successfully renewed their agreements. Although the termination date for commercial business was December...

Legislative Update: AB 72

Governor Jerry Brown has signed AB 72, effective July 2017. Governor Jerry Brown has signed AB 72, legislation that will provide California residents with strong new protections against surprise out-of-network medical bills starting July 2017. The measure mandates...

New I-9 Form Released

The new I-9 form was released on November 14. It may now be used, although the old form will remain valid through January 21, 2017. After that date, you must use the new form. We recommend you train all employees who are responsible for completing the I-9 and start to...