2017 Proposed Guidelines for Determining Impairment

October 20, 2017

The Workers’ Compensation team at KBM Management recently reviewed the proposed NYS Workers’ Compensation Board “Guidelines for Determining Impairment” (Guidelines) issued on September 1, 2017. The information below outlines some...

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Health Care Executive Actions: The Basics

October 13, 2017

Yesterday, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) instructing a number of departments to consider easing certain health insurance rules related to small businesses, short-term health insurance policies and Health...

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Premium and Benefit Tax Rules – NYS PFL

August 29, 2017

New York State has released taxation rules associated with both the premium and benefits of NYS Paid Family Leave (PFL). This information is of immediate importance for payroll deductions, and...

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NYS 2018 Health Insurance Rates

August 21, 2017

The New York State Department of Financial Services has approved rates for Small Group Community Rated and Individual Health plans for 2018. Approved rates for the NYS Small Group market...

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Paid Family Leave – NYS Style

May 31, 2017

New York State’s 2016 budget included Paid Family Leave (PFL) Legislation that is scheduled to be effective January 1st, 2018.  All employers subject to New York’s Short Term Disability Law...

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Common Health Plan Audit Findings

May 16, 2017

KBM developed the Claim Management Quality Assurance Audit in 1994 to provide our self-insured clients the ability to evaluate the performance of Third Party Administrators (TPA) hired to process their...

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2018 HSA Limits

May 16, 2017

The IRS has released Revenue Procedure 2017-37 notifying Health Savings Account owners of the funding and deductible limits effective January 1, 2018. Annual HSA Contribution Limits: Single – $3,450 ($50 increase from...

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