Congress Extends Pre-Deductible Telehealth Coverage for HDHPs

A new federal spending law extends the ability of HDHPs to provide benefits for telehealth or other remote care services…

PCORI Fee Amount Adjusted for 2023

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued Notice 2022- 59 to increase the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee amount…

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Health Plan

Health insurance may be one of the most critical annual purchases since it impacts your physical, mental and financial wellness….

Regulatory Update: EEOC Requires New Worksite Poster

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a new poster titled “Know Your Rights, Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” which updates and replaces…

Inflation Reduction Act Contains Some Health Reforms

On Aug. 16, 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. While this law is primarily aimed at fighting…

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Health Plan

Changing health plans is a major decision for any employer, regardless of size. Not only is health insurance a costly…

Final Rule Implements Ban on Surprise Medical Billing

On Aug. 19, 2022, the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury (Departments) jointly released…

The Value of Belonging in the Workplace

Social belonging is a fundamental human need—one that naturally extends to the workplace. According to the Center for Talent Innovation,…

Katz/Pierz: South Jersey Pick for Employee Benefits Second Year In A Row

Katz/Pierz was included in the magazine’s 2021 Best of Biz lineup.

Pay or Play Affordability Percentage Decreased for 2023

On Aug. 1, 2022, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure (Rev. Proc.) 2022-34 to index the contribution percentages in 2023 for…

An Employer’s Guide to Workplace Protections for Abortion-Related Decisions

Employers likely have questions about abortion-related employment protections and healthcare benefits after Friday’s SCOTUS controversial decision that overturned Roe v. Wade….

Requirement to Post Machine-readable Files Begins July 1, 2022

The Transparency in Coverage Final Rules (TiC Final Rules) require group health plans and health insurance issuers to disclose on…

Katz/Pierz: Leave Laws and Safe Benefits Management Seminar

Learn more about Katz/Pierz’s latest in-person seminar.

Katz/Pierz: “Inflation’s Impact” in South Jersey Biz

Our Director of Client Engagement was recently interviewed for an article in South Jersey Biz.

Protected: A Breakdown of COVID-19 Testing Options for Employers

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How Do You Network Effectively in 2021?

Katz/Pierz sponsored MEA’s 2021 Virtual Culture & Talent Conference on April 9, 2021.

Week of March 1: COVID-19 Vaccine Update

In NJ, vaccine eligibility is expanding for a new group of residents in less than two weeks. PA is unsure of its next eligibility rollout, and Philadelphia opened its first federally operated vaccination clinic. Read more in this week’s COVID-19 vaccine update.

The Katz/Pierz Family is Growing!

Our team welcomed two new additions this winter.

Week of Feb. 22: COVID-19 Vaccine Update

This COVID-19 Vaccine Update details an expansion of vaccination sites in New Jersey and Philadelphia.

Week of Feb. 8: COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Important updates for this week include incoming relief for hospitality businesses in Pennsylvania.

Week of Feb. 1: COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and where can you make an appointment? We answer those questions for NJ, PA and Philadelphia residents.

Week of Jan. 25: COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Katz/Pierz will update this series on a weekly basis, so please continue to check our blog for information on recent changes.

Week of Jan. 18: COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Learn if you’re eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and if so, where you can get vaccinated in your area.

Katz/Pierz on Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey’s Latest HR Council

On. Jan. 14, Katz/Pierz presented on what COVID-19 vaccine considerations employers should be discussing now.

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