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Vaccine Mandates and Religious Exemptions

Vaccine Mandates and Religious Exemptions

Vaccine mandates are a hot topic at the moment after the Biden administration announced that all government employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Medcom wanted to take some time to discuss a few critical details about mandates as they relate to employers and potential religious exemptions for employees. Earlier this week, Michelle Barki, our Senior Legal Counsel, presented a webinar on this topic. The webinar is available by clicking this link: View Vaccine Webinar.

What is a Religious Exemption?

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion,...

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New ERISA Supreme Plus Compliance Package

New ERISA Supreme Plus Compliance Package

The Medcom Benefit Solution's Health & Welfare Compliance team recently announced the launch of our new ERISA Supreme Plus Package! The offering is designed to cater to you and your client's compliance needs by tuning into the pain points and providing clear, easy-to-utilize solutions.

Compliance Needs:

Compliance has become a critical component of the employee benefits field

Smaller groups are paying more attention

The scope and complexity of compliance requirements continue to grow

Your clients' compliance challenges are growing

The financial risk continues to grow ...

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The Medcom Bridge: Phase II

The Medcom Bridge: Phase II

Welcome to Phase II of the Medcom Compliance Bridge! Our team worked hard to enhance the Bridge platform to make the experience easy for anyone needing Compliance Services. You’ll want to hear all about this round of updates if you’ve ever used the Bridge or are interested in learning more. But first, if you haven’t heard of the Bridge or used it before and would like to learn more, please get in touch with us at bridge@medcombenefits.com. Our team of experts and our Bridge liaison can set you up with...

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COVID and Employee Benefits: From Beginning to Now

COVID and Employee Benefits: From Beginning to Now

In February, President Biden further extended the National Emergency declaration, which is ongoing today. We are, however, beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel as vaccinations increase. It’s been a long, tiresome road, and we wanted to recap on a few of the changes that came about due to the pandemic.

We put together a timeline of events describing how COVID has affected the employee benefits industry.

March 18, 2020: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The FFCRA requires all employers with less than 500 employees and public employers,...

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