The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons.
EIG: What brought you to Eastern Insurance?
EIG What brought you to Eastern Insurance?
Since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, many medical appointments in the U.S. have been conducted though the online process called Telehealth which allows doctors and other healthcare providers to treat and prescribe medication for patients online. The new platform thrived because a number of geographic and other Federal waivers were swiftly implemented to make it so.
From tax years 2015 through 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) opted not to assess penalties on Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms filed with mistakes so long as employers demonstrated “good faith” compliance efforts.
For more than 25 years, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has set the standard for governing the electronic exchange, privacy, and security of health information.
What sets us apart at Eastern Benefits Group is our amazing team of employees. Thanks to their outstanding leadership, we’re not only able to provide superior customer service to our clients but also uphold our commitment to giving back to our community year-round. As we continue to spotlight our team members here at EBG, we’re proud to introduce you to Vice President, Benefits Administration, Michelle Nelson.
Whether you just made your first big purchase and need to obtain an auto insurance policy, or you’ve been working with your local agent for decades, there is a lot of insurance jargon written into your policy that you may not be familiar with. The first step in understanding your coverage and making sure it fully suits your needs is to learn the language.
Our Eastern Benefits Group team prides itself on not only the quality of our customer service, but our employees — without whom, we wouldn’t be nearly as successful. Their drive to serve and advise our employee benefit customers every day, and especially in these challenging times, is unmatched. One of our employees who continuously goes above and beyond, not only in our office, but throughout the employee benefits industry, is our newest #EBGSpotlight — Senior Vice President Michael Uretsky, who has been with us for over 16 years!
As of July 1, 2018, the new Massachusetts Pay Equity Act (MEPA) went into effect. This is a very important change in the law that Massachusetts employers need to be aware of and compliant with.