Public Sector Management Professionals Challenged to Shift into Brilliance in the Face of Tremendous Change

Like the private sector, the public sector continues to grapple with fiscal budgets. According to the City Fiscal Conditions 2015 Report (published by the National League of Cities), city budgets are  in a better position than the past year. However, the capacity of city budgets remains weakened coming out of the Great Recession. The evidence […]

Compliance Alert – What’s Left After ACA Auto-Enrollment Repealed?

Listen to this and a number of other hot employee benefits topics in the second installment of RadioFreeEB!RadioFreeEB is a short, free, weekly podcast sponsored by ABD. The program provides 20 minutes of updates, commentary, and opinions on the week in employee benefits. To listen to Episode 2: https://www.spreaker.com/user/brian.gilmore/radiofreeeb-episode-2 To subscribe via RSS (iTunes or other podcasting app): https://www.spreaker.com/show/1555548/episodes/feed […]

ABD Seminar Series: Integrating Workers’ Compensation and Wellness

Traditional approaches often yield traditional results. That’s why ABD was excited to introduce our new model for addressing the escalating cost of workers’ compensation claims. On October 21st, we hosted “Part I: Prevention and Risk Readiness”, the first segment of our integrated workers’ compensation and wellness seminar series. Approximately seventy percent of the cost of […]

Compliance Alert – New Proposed EEOC Regulations Permit Spousal HRA Incentives

Listen to this and a number of other hot employee benefits topics in the first installment of RadioFreeEB!  RadioFreeEB is a short, free, weekly podcast sponsored by ABD.  The program provides 20 minutes of updates, commentary, and opinions on the week in employee benefits. To listen to Episode 1: https://www.spreaker.com/user/brian.gilmore/radiofreeeb-episode-1 To subscribe via RSS (iTunes or other podcasting app): https://www.spreaker.com/show/1555548/episodes/feed On October […]

Compliance Alert – IRS Releases 2016 Inflation Adjusted Amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

On October 21, 2015, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2015-53 which details 2016 annual inflation adjustments for more than 50 tax provisions.  The IRS has a helpful bullet-point summary of the changes posted on its website.  Below is our summary of employee benefits-related changes. Qualified Parking Limit Increases $5 to $255 For the 2016 tax year, qualified parking increases […]