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Foster & Foster Completes Acquisitions of Pennsylvania-Based Beyer Barber Company and Michigan-Based Rodwan Consulting Company

Deal Continues to Expand Foster & Foster’s National Footprint FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 13, 2021) — Foster & Foster Consulting Actuaries, Inc. a premier actuarial and health and welfare ...

Integral Episode 2: State of the Union 2021: Health Benefits Compliance

Join host Travis Smith and special guest, Nikki Chriesman-Green, as they discuss the State of Union for employer-sponsored health and welfare plans and provide a preview of 2021 Hot Topics in the ...

SOA Releases Mortality Improvement Scale MP-2020

When the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released the RP-2014 mortality table in 2014, they included mortality improvement scale MP-2014.  The purpose of this scale is to reflect mortality ...

PBGC Guidance on CARES Act – UPDATE

The CARES Act, signed into law in March 2020, provided contribution relief to employers by allowing contributions to be delayed until the end of 2020.  Initial guidance from the PBGC clarified ...

Integral, a Foster & Foster Podcast, Episode 1: COVID-19

Join host Travis Smith and special guest Matt Plachta as they discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, implications on health plans, and concepts to consider as we move toward 2021. Reach out to Travis Smith ...

PBGC / IRS Guidance on CARES Act

The CARES Act, signed into law in March 2020, provided contribution relief to employers by allowing contributions to be delayed until the end of 2020. What became uncertain was the impact this ...
DOL Announces New Electronic Disclosure Rule for Retirement Plans

DOL Announces New Electronic Disclosure Rule for Retirement Plans

On May 21, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule on electronic disclosures for retirement plans. The final rule is an alternative method of furnishing electronic disclosures ...
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fees Due July 31, 2020

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fees Due July 31, 2020

On June 8, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2020-44 announcing the PCORI fee for plan years ending on or after October 1, 2019 and before October 1, 2020 will be $2.54 per ...
IRS Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Cafeteria Plans

IRS Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Cafeteria Plans

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the IRS has issued Notice 2020-29 to announce the opportunity for employers to allow mid-year changes to employer-sponsored health coverage and dependent care assistance ...