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Customized Training Opportunities for your Team

Customized Training Opportunities for your Team

Is it just me, or are you crazy busy right now? Not just typical, run-of-the-mill busy, but CRAZY busy! I feel that one thing that has come from the past year is that no matter the situation we are in, we have found ourselves busier than ever, and because of that, we are running out of steam; we are running out of ideas; we are running on empty!

Medcom tries in every way to help our clients and employers. We provide many different solutions for your team to make Compliance easier, ACA Reporting faster, COBRA understandable, and...

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day and Happy Women’s History Month! International Women’s Day (IWD) was on March 8th, the same day it’s been celebrated since 1913, but did you know that March is also Women’s History Month? I’ll be the first to admit that I was not fully aware of the significance of this month for women.

There’s a lot to celebrate as far as women’s rights and gender equality, so let’s talk a little bit about the history of these...

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Urgent Updates for the Outbreak Period

Urgent Updates for the Outbreak Period

Last year on May 4, the Agencies, Department of Labor (DOL), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the IRS, issued a joint notice on additional relief that was being provided due to the National Emergency. Former President Trump declared the National Emergency on March 13 in response to the fast-spreading Coronavirus. Basically, the Agencies provided an “extension of certain timeframes for employee benefit plans, participants, and beneficiaries affected by COVID-19." Thus, the “Outbreak Period” began. 

The Outbreak Period, which was March 1, 2020, through 60 after the end of the National Emergency, ...

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Latest COBRA Court Win

Latest COBRA Court Win

In Florida, the Law firm of Wensel, Fenton, and Cabassa, P.A. files class-action lawsuits when terminated employees are not provided a COBRA notice that strictly follows the Model Notice

put out by the DOL. On June 18, 2020, one such class-action suit was filed by a former southwest airline employee who stated the Notice received was incomplete and confusing. The Complaint also outlined that the COBRA Notice was not provided within 44 days of termination.

The Complaint alleged the Plaintiff experienced a qualifying event on May 8, 2019, and that she did not get her COBRA Notice until August 6, 2019....

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