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FirstPerson and Springbuk® Partner to Honor Indiana Businesses in Healthiest Employers® Awards Program
INDIANAPOLIS (May 1, 2019) – FirstPerson is pleased to announce a partnership with Springbuk® for the 2019 Healthiest Employers® of Indiana Awards Program. Springbuk is the leading Health Intelligence platform relied on by 2,500 employers nationwide. FirstPerson has been named the presenting partner of the awards program, tentatively scheduled for
INDIANAPOLIS (February 18, 2019) — Local benefits and compensation advisory firm FirstPerson has been named a Best Place to Work in Indiana for the ninth time. The company’s tenacious approach to their people-centered mission is what drives their growth and success each year. “Today’s workplaces confirm that many of us
On January 31, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking as part of ongoing administration drug pricing reform efforts. The Proposed Rule would modify a regulatory provision that had previously protected certain pharmaceutical manufacturer rebates from criminal prosecution and financial penalties under
FirstPerson is pleased to announce that on February 8, 2019, Mark Minner, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, was recognized as a member of the IBJ 2019 40 Under 40 class. At age 28, Mark has earned a senior leadership role at FirstPerson by bringing an innovative approach to group
Although employees received the same form last year, they may still have questions. Is form 1095-C required when filing taxes? The good news for employees is that, like last year, the IRS will not require tax payers to submit a copy of form 1095-C when they file their taxes. Tax
Radiology of Indiana has informed Anthem that it will leave the network effective December 31, 2018. As such, it will no longer be an in-network provider for members beginning January 1, 2019. Radiology of Indiana has a contract to interpret images, such as MRIs, in hospitals operated by Franciscan Alliance
A federal judge in Texas recently ruled that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is invalid. This ruling came as a result of challenges to the ACA specifically related to the individual mandate that says individuals must carry health insurance or pay a penalty each year. The important takeaway is that
Despite changes in the White House, ACA reporting on Forms 1094 and 1095 is here to stay. We encourage you to read our Reporting FAQs to re-acquaint yourself with the reporting process, if you haven’t done so already. The good news is that neither the forms themselves nor the codes
On October 23, 2018 the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services issued proposed rules that would add flexibility to the way a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) may be used. If enacted, these rules would be effective for plans beginning on or after January 1, 2020. An HRA
In just a few months there is a mid-term election, and both sides of the aisle will be politicking and posturing for votes and—ultimately—control of Congress. One issue that has been part of the landscape since 2010 is Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act. In fact, Republicans successfully
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) fee, which must be paid by group health plans. We have good news for employers with fully insured group health plans: No further action is needed unless you sponsor a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), which is considered a self-funded
As one of our five core values, innovation is a priority for the team at FirstPerson. Bryan Brenner and Mark Minner connect with IBJ reporter John Russell about FirstPerson’s strategy, and how it’s making a difference for HR professionals in Indiana. Read the full story below or by clicking here.
Indy’s Most Pivotal Leaders is an exclusive half-day leadership workshop that inspires, connects, and refuels emerging and established leaders. Those recognized on this list include emerging leaders, directors, and c-suite executives who have made substantial contributions to their businesses and the Greater Indianapolis community. This year, benefits and compliance strategy
In a surprising move, the IRS reversed its March 5, 2018 decision to decrease the maximum family HSA contribution by $50. On April 26, 2018 the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2018-27 which restored the maximum family HSA contribution to $6,900. This is welcome news to those who have not made
INDIANAPOLIS (May 3, 2018) – The Indiana Chamber of Commerce honored a record 125 companies at the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana celebration dinner, with rankings announced in four categories. Winning companies ranged in employee count from 16 to more than 1,700. These top companies in the state
Academic rigor meets hands-on experience in the FirstPerson MBA Board Fellows Program. And FirstPerson’s objective in partnering with Butler University is to train and empower leaders early in their careers to engage in meaningful civic work. The program is modeled on CEO and Founder Bryan Brenner’s commitment to Butler and
On March 5, 2018, the IRS issued revised HSA limits for 2018 via IRS Revenue Procedure 2018-10. The maximum family HSA contribution limit has decreased to $6,850 from the $6,900 originally announced in 2017. The maximum individual HSA contribution and catch-up contribution for people age 55 and older remain unchanged.
INDIANAPOLIS (February 19, 2018) – FirstPerson is named as a Best Place to Work in Indiana for 2018, making it their eighth time on the list. The company’s tenacious approach to their people-centered mission is what drives their growth and success each year. “We are community at FirstPerson,” said FirstPerson’s CEO and
Bryan Brenner joins Tom Schuman of the Indiana Chamber for Episode 17 of their podcast: Building a Powerful Workplace. Bryan talks about the hiring, welcoming, and development processes within FirstPerson that elicit this feedback from clients: “I feel like I’m the only one you serve.” Implementing change is an important
Three industry giants are taking on the challenge of solving health care, starting with their own employees. But what does the unexpected partnership between Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway mean for employers and health care? Managing Director Paul Ashley offers insight in IIB’s Perspectives. Read the full story