REMINDER:  PCORI Fees Due By July 31, 2019

REMINDER: PCORI Fees Due By July 31, 2019

This alert is of interest to all employers that sponsor self-insured group health plans, including Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs).  Note that the PCORI fee does not apply to most health FSAs. Employers that sponsor self-insured group health plans,...
Alera Group Acquires HighRidge Insurance Services

Alera Group Acquires HighRidge Insurance Services

Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced its acquisition of HighRidge Insurance Services (HighRidge), effective May 1, 2019. HighRidge, located in Westlake Village, California, provides employee benefits services to clients throughout the state....
Alera Group Acquires ARMS Insurance Group

Alera Group Acquires ARMS Insurance Group

DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced its acquisition of ARMS Insurance Group (ARMS), effective May 1, 2019. ARMS, a General Agency headquartered in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, has served insurance brokers throughout...
Alera Group Acquires Shepler & Fear General Agency, Inc.

Alera Group Acquires Shepler & Fear General Agency, Inc.

DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced its acquisition of Shepler & Fear General Agency (SFGA), effective May 1, 2019. Founded in 2009, SFGA is a premier general agency located in Roseville, California. The firm...
Alera Group Acquires Shomer Insurance Agency

Alera Group Acquires Shomer Insurance Agency

Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced its acquisition of Shomer Insurance Agency, Inc (Shomer), effective May 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Located in Los Angeles, California, Shomer offers insurance and risk...
Legal Alert: New Court Ruling on Association Health Plans

Legal Alert: New Court Ruling on Association Health Plans

Association Health Plans allowed small businesses to band together for more affordable healthcare, and they have been a hot topic of late. After the Department of Labor under the Trump administration issued its final ruling on Association Health Plans (AHPs) last...
Alera Group Acquires Phalanx Healthcare Solutions, LLC

Alera Group Acquires Phalanx Healthcare Solutions, LLC

DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced its acquisition of Phalanx Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Phalanx), effective March 1, 2019. Located in New York City, Phalanx is a leading insurance and reinsurance broker of...
Alera Group Acquires TriSure Corporation

Alera Group Acquires TriSure Corporation

DEERFIELD, IL  — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired TriSure Corporation (TriSure), effective March 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Established in 1999, TriSure is a leading risk...
Alera Group Acquires Dohrmann Insurance Agency, Inc.

Alera Group Acquires Dohrmann Insurance Agency, Inc.

DEERFIELD, IL  — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired Dohrmann Insurance Agency, Inc. (Dohrmann), effective March 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Founded in 1868, Dohrmann Insurance...