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Difference Card Poised for Growth with Announcement of New Executive Team

June 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2020 EB Employee Solutions, LLC The Difference Card 245 Main Street | Suite 605 White Plains, NY 10601 888.343.2110 Difference Card Poised for Growth with Announcement of New Executive Team The Difference Card promotes top talent to key positions in executive leadership restructuring. White Plains, NY – EB Employee Solutions, LLC, […]

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May 22 COVID-19 Update: A message from our CEO

May 22, 2020

Hello team- I hope you’ve had a productive and healthy week. I am happy to report that the business remains strong and retention continues to remain at an all time high. Many of you are wondering when our offices will re-open. We are monitoring developments in various states and will follow local guidance for re-opening. […]

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COVID-19 Relief and Guidance for Employee Benefit Plans: Understanding Extended Deadlines

May 20, 2020

On May 4, the Department of Labor, Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service issued joint rulings that extend various deadlines during the COVID-19 state of emergency. According to the DOL, EBSA Disaster Relief Notice 2020-01, “extends certain time frames affecting participants’ rights to healthcare coverage, portability, and continuation of group health plan coverage under COBRA, and […]

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IRS allows mid-year changes to FSA, DCA & Cafeteria Plans for 2020

May 19, 2020

On May 12, 2020, the IRS issued guidance that allows employers to amend their plan to allow the following: Enrollment changes, including new elections and election changes, without a qualified event. Increased time to spend Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (DCA) balances for plans ending in 2020 or plans that […]

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May 15 COVID-19 Update: A message from our CEO

May 18, 2020

Hi everyone! I trust you have had a great week and that you are staying safe and healthy! Trust me, I know it is challenging working from home day in and day out. I lose track of days and spend more time on Zoom meetings and webinars than ever! I don’t know about you but […]

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May 1 COVID-19 Update: A message from our CEO

May 1, 2020

Hello team- We continue to monitor the affects of COVID-19 on our business. We certainly have our challenges when it comes to adapting to this new normal just like everyone else, but we are encouraged by the fact that we are progressing through this better than expected. Our attrition rate remains below normal and our […]

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PCORI Fees have been extended to September 30, 2029

April 28, 2020

The signing of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act at the close of 2019 provides an extension of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees through September 20, 2029. The ACA imposes a fee on issuers of specified health insurance policies and plan sponsors of applicable self-insured health plans to help fund the PCORI. […]

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April 24 COVID-19 Update: A message from our CEO

April 24, 2020

Hello everyone- Hope you are doing well. We continue to strategically monitor the impacts of COVID-19 to our business. Call and claims volumes are down; industry experts are forecasting these volumes will return to normal in mid-June. We are happy to report that client retention for May is higher than forecasted. We continue to monitor […]

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April 17 COVID-19 Update: A message from our CEO

April 17, 2020

Hello team and happy Friday- We have officially been working from home since March 19- meaning we are completing our forth (or more) week of self-isolation as a company. I know that it hasn’t been easy for any of us but we, as a company, are doing a tremendous job of keeping the wheels turning […]

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Families First Coronavirus Repose Act (FFCRA) for Employer Paid Leave

April 16, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. Under the FFCRA, an employee qualifies for paid sick time if the employee is unable to work (or unable to telework) due to a […]

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