New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 1

Disability Insurance Benefits

New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 1 On December 19, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (referred to herein as “DOL”) revised the claims procedures for employee benefit plans that provide disability benefits under the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”). The DOL’s new regulation strengthened the current rules primarily by applying to disability benefit claims the … Read More

Support North Carolina Legislation to Close the Medicaid Coverage Gap

Justice Word Engraved

Support North Carolina legislation to close the Medicaid gap. Yesterday, on the first day of the 2019 session, North Carolina legislators introduced Senate Bill 3 and House Bill 5, which would raise the eligibility ceiling for citizens to qualify for Medicaid. The Bills would provide Medicaid coverage to those who have modified adjusted gross income that is at or below … Read More