COVID-19 Vaccines & More: Practical Guidance for Employers

Stimulus Package and COVID Vaccine Webinar for Employers

NEW WEBINAR Monday, January 25  |  1:00 – 2:00 pm CST

Employers everywhere are looking for guidance on COVID-19 vaccines, regulations, and safe and effective work practices. Join Alera Group experts for a webinar to help shape your strategy and apply practical tactics. In the webinar, you’ll learn about:

⋅ Incorporating updated FFCRA and other regulations into your policies and practices
⋅ Considerations for developing your policies regarding vaccinations
⋅ Adapting your short and long-term remote and on-site workforce strategies

The last portion of the webinar will be devoted to a panel discussion. You can ask questions of the panel of Alera HR experts and leaders of mid- and large-sized companies who are managing COVID on the front lines across multiple industries and states.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for the webinar on Monday, January 25, 1:00 – 2:00pm CST.

Overview of ACA Reporting Requirements Webinar

New Webinar

NEW WEBINAR: Wednesday, January 13 | 11:00am – 12:00pm CST

This webinar provides an overview of 2020 ACA reporting requirements that are applicable for both large employers and self-insured plans. We will review the various reporting forms (1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, and 1095-C), indicator codes and affordability safe harbors. Other topics covered in this webinar include how to report for waiting periods / initial measurement periods, COBRA participants and post-employment coverage, and how to correct reporting mistakes. We will also address common questions and provide best practices.

Key takeaways include:

  1. How to complete the reporting forms for the calendar year 2020 reporting;
  2. Which indicator codes and safe harbors apply to various employment situations (e.g., waiting periods, changes in cost, changes in employment status);
  3. How to address other situations, such as opt-out payments, union employees, conditional offers of coverage to spouses, and ICHRAs

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for this complimentary webinar on Wednesday, January 13th at 11:00am CST.

Alera Group’s Employer’s Guide to the Relief Bill Overview and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Stimulus Package and COVID Vaccine Webinar for Employers

NEW WEBINAR – January 12 | 2:30 – 3:30pm CST

Join industry experts to discuss the recent passing of the second COVID-19-related stimulus package as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and how employers should prepare for the mass distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for this complimentary webinar on Tuesday, January 12th at 230p CST.

For more information, read the legal alert here.

Alera Group’s 2020 Virtual Wellbeing Fair

Virtual Wellbeing Fair

We know that wellbeing has been both important and difficult to prioritize this year. In an effort to promote wellbeing at your company, we are encouraging you to attend Alera’s 2020 virtual wellbeing fair! Throughout the week, you can join interactive health break sessions and hear from top speakers in the areas of social, career, emotional, community and financial wellbeing.

The fair will run the week of October 19-23, and we hope that you’ll participate in these exciting sessions throughout the week. You can learn more about each day’s sessions and register here.

The Voluntary Benefit That Helps Your Employees Financially When Accidents or Illness Occurs

NEW WEBINAR – August 19 | 2:00 – 3:00pm

Your employees and their families get sick and have accidents, which can require a trip—or multiple—to the hospital. Even with medical coverage, your employees may have critical gaps that can result in unexpected expenses and financial stress. Accident and Hospital Indemnity Insurance offers employees additional financial protection for over 150 unforeseen life events and 29 conditions.

Help your workforce feel prepared with extra protection for the unexpected. This webinar provides details on this coverage including:
• No age restriction for employees/spouses to enroll, and no waiting period
• Flexibility to tailor plans and choose benefit amounts
• A single-source service site, with a dedicated account manager, and one phone number for employers
• A quick and easy claims experience

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for more information about MetLife’s Accident and Hospital insurance and why you should include this increasingly popular benefit in your employee benefit offering.

Alper Webinar: Your Company In A Post-COVID-19 World

Life is not “business as usual” so what will it take to get back to normal once the coronavirus is no longer a threat?

Please join us on Wednesday, April 8 at 9:00am CDT for a complimentary webinar to prepare you and your business for life in a post-COVID-19 world. We have invited several expert speakers to cover the following topics:

  • Business Interruption Loss – Sedgwick
  • Insurance cost cutting measures – Alper Services
  • The impact of COVID-19 on IL workers’ comp – ASA Law Group
  • Workers’ comp exposures while working from home – TC Risk Management Services
  • How to sanitize your workplace before employees return – Indoor Sciences

Click our link to register for the webinar. Space is limited: https://bit.ly/2w6nUnJ

Alper Seminar: Workplace Violence

OSHA’s research shows that nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year.

Alper invites you to a seminar featuring experts who will discuss how to manage workplace violence including active shooters. Join us  Tuesday, April 30th from 9:00am to 11:30am.
Topics cover:

– Employers’ obligations under OSHA;
– Negligent hire/retention claims;
– Public relations concerns;
– Prevention methods including Employee Assistance Programs;
– Corporate Insurance coverage

Our expert speakers include:

– Kyle Cochran from safety and loss consultants Vista Safety Consulting
– Dan Skoczylas from commercial security and tech company Hawkeye Security
– Amber Cox from employment law firm Laner Muchin
– Bernie Dyme from HR Consulting firm Perspectives
– Chris Breck from Alper Services

Please RSVP to Beth Rooke at BRooke@AlperServices.com or call 312-867-7307.

Alper Seminar: Is A Captive Insurance Program Right For You?

The Alper Captive Insurance Seminar has been postponed for a later date. However, you can read our latest Market Blueprint on Captives here.


Transform your low claims history into increased profits. If your annual premiums are greater than your claims, a captive insurance program might be the ideal choice for your business.

Learn about the advantages of a captive insurance program at our complimentary seminar on THURSDAY, APRIL 11th. We will review the benefits of captive programs both in their significant cost savings (up to 60% return of premiums + interest) and the control they provide you over general liability, auto and workers’ compensation coverages.

Leading the discussion is Senior Vice President of Captive Resources, Mike McManus, who has worked closely with Alper Services to provide every advantage a captive insurance program can offer to our Clients.

New Rules For Association Health Plans

Are you a small employer or self-employed? Under a new rule your health care costs could decrease through an Association Health Plan. Association Health Plans (AHP) are arrangements that permit multiple employers to band together in order to purchase health coverage.

Register for our upcoming webinar to find out more about the new rules and how you may be able to take advantage of them. Brian Donnelly, Health and Benefits Practice Leader for Alper Services will review the final regulations, discuss advantages and the potential pitfalls of AHP solutions and provide actionable steps that small employers and the self-employed can take to consider an Association Health Plan approach.


SEMINAR DETAILS
7/25/2018
1:00 – 2:00pm
Registration Link

Contact our Employee Benefits Team if you have any questions: EBTeam@AlperServices.com