Tools & Resources

The Benefit
Difference
Newsletter

We want to share with you best practices and best outcomes from employee benefit programs that have made a difference. Hear industry perspectives, insights and findings from Vertus leaders by joining our mailing list.

We want to share with you best practices and best outcomes from employee benefit programs that have made a difference. Hear industry perspectives, insights and findings from Vertus leaders by joining our mailing list.

Compliance Alerts

Key compliance deadlines for employers-sponsored group health plans.

DEADLINE:
January 31, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that filed 250 or more IRS Forms W-2 for the prior calendar year

REQUIREMENT:

Form W-2 (including health plan costs)

DEADLINE:
February 28, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that are not ALEs and sponsor self-insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

Section 6055 reporting (paper filing deadline)

DEADLINE:
February 28, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that are ALEs and sponsor fully insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

Section 6056 reporting (paper filing deadline)

DEADLINE:
February 28, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that are ALEs and sponsor self-insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

Sections 6055/6056 reporting (paper filing deadline)

DEADLINE:
March 1, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Group health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to individuals who are eligible for Medicare Part D

REQUIREMENT:

Medicare Part D disclosure to CMS

DEADLINE:
March 2, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that are not ALEs and sponsor self-insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

Section 6055 individual statements

DEADLINE:
March 2, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that are ALEs and sponsor fully insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

Section 6056 individual statement

DEADLINE:
March 2, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that are ALEs and sponsor self-insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

Sections 6055/6056 individual statements

What We’ve Been Reading

One of the ways that we continue to keep up with relevant industry news and challenge ourselves and others to think differently are through a variety of books and engaging authors. Check out a few that are on our desks today!

Traction by Gino Wickman
Traction
Gino Wickman
The Grassroots Health Care Revolution by John Torinus Jr.
The Grassroots Health Care Revolution
John Torinus Jr.
Health Analytics by Jason Burke
Health
Analytics
Jason Burke
The Healthy Workplace
The Healthy
Workplace
Leigh Stringer
Why Nobody Believes the Numbers by Al Lewis
Why Nobody Believes the Numbers
Al Lewis
Reinventing American Health Care by Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Reinventing American
Health Care
Reinventing American Health Care by
CEO's Guide to Restoring the American Dream by Dave Chase
CEO's Guide to Restoring the American Dream
Dave Chase
Uncommon Service by Frances Frei and Anne Morriss
Uncommon
Service
Frances Frei | Anne Morriss
Workplace Wellness that Works by Laura Putnam
Workplace Wellness
that Works
Laura Putnam