• NJSBA 2020 Virtual Conference

    October 29, 2020
    The 2020 New Jersey School Board Association Workshop was presented virtually this year, and Brown & Brown participated through live chats, videos, and downloadable documents on our Employee Benefit and Property & Casualty services. [more]
  • 2020 Key HSA Features

    January 17, 2020
    High deductible health plans (HDHP) in conjunction with a health savings account (HSA) are increasing in popularity as more employees opt for this type of insurance plan and it’s all important tax advantage on the health savings account. [more]
  • PCORI Fees FAQs

    January 17, 2020
    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to help patients, clinicians, payers and the public make informed health decisions by advancing comparative effectiveness research. The Institute’s research is funded, in part, by fees paid by health insurance issuers and sponsors of self-insured health plans. These issuers are responsible for reporting and paying the PCORI fee by July 31st of each year following the last day of the plan year. [more]
  • 2020 ACA Overview & Checklist (pdf)

    November 6, 2019
    This ACA Overview provides an ACA compliance checklist for 2020. [more]
  • Are you an Applicable Large Employer (IRS p5208 ALE) (pdf)

    November 1, 2019
    This Affordable Care Act (ACA) Overview summarizes the rules for applicable large employers (ALEs) using the look-back measurement method. [more]
  • Benefits for Treatment of Eating Disorders – Can they be limited?

    July 11, 2019
    Recent legislation and agency guidance has emphasized that eating disorders are a mental health condition, therefore, the treatment of an eating disorder is a mental health benefit. Coverage for eating disorders must be consistent with the federal mental health parity requirements. If your health plan is subject to the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA), it must provide consistency between medical/surgical benefits and eating disorder benefits as it pertains to annual or lifetime limits, financial requirements, and quantitative and non-quantitative treatment limitations. [more]
  • Brown & Brown Team Leaders Hike to the Summit of Mt. Shasta

    June 26, 2019
    Lou Della Penna, Jr., President of Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors along with David Palmer from the Brown & Brown NE Trails Team and Brian Crowley of Brown & Brown Insurance Brokers of Sacramento hiked to the summit of Mt. Shasta on Friday, June 21st. [more]
  • Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors Sponsors Golf for Rob Event

    June 17, 2019
    Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors was a sponsor, and participant, at the Golf for Rob event on Friday, June 7th at the Ramblewood Country Club in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. It is the annual signature event of BBBA’s Senior Account Specialist Ashley Stoffel and her family’s organization. [more]
  • Q & A w/ BBBA: If a fraudulent claim is submitted under COBRA, can the coverage be terminated for the qualified beneficiary?

    June 14, 2019
    Should a qualified beneficiary submit a fraudulent claim you may terminate coverage, however, the following three requirements need to be met in order to do so. [more]
  • NJ Health Insurance Mandate – Information for Employers

    May 6, 2019
    Starting with Tax Year 2019, the New Jersey Legislature requires third-party reporting to verify health coverage information provided by individual taxpayers. That means employers must provide New Jersey taxpayers and the State with the same 1094 and 1095 health-care coverage information they sent to the IRS in Tax Year 2018. Employers will file health coverage forms through New Jersey’s system for filing of W-2 forms. Companies must file 2019 coverage information electronically by February 15, 2020. We will post instructions on this website in mid-2019. [more]

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