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Telehealth Coverage & HSA relief for HDHPs | The Phia Group

On March 22, 2022
Learn about the CARES Act, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, and how they temporarily extended HSA relief for HDHPs and telehealth coverage.

Healthcare Cost & How Plans Must Prepare | The Phia Group

On March 22, 2022
We may be entering a series of expensive years in health care. Learn about the risks, what to look for and best practices to deal with them.

Empowering Plans: P131–Reduction Requests | Fiduciary Duties

On March 18, 2022
This podcast features a deep dive into reduction requests and a Plan's fiduciary duties. Learn why a reduction can be in a Plan's best interest and more.

Winner of the 2022 Top Workplaces USA Award | The Phia Group

On March 18, 2022
Read about how The Phia Group earned a 2022 Top Workplaces USA award. Learn about The Phia Group’s mission to reduce medical costs and improve health care.

Mental Health Compliance Issues | The Phia Group

On March 15, 2022
Learn about how health plans are struggling to maintain MHPAEA compliance, insufficient NQTL comparative analyses, and how you can avoid these issues.

Monetary Relief for Diabetic Americans | The Phia Group

On March 14, 2022
Learn about the legislation introduced to ease the financial burden on millions of diabetic Americans by capping insulin prices at 35 dollars per month.

Traditional Insurance to Self-Funded Plan | The Phia Group

On March 4, 2022
Wondering what to do about the increasing costs of providing health benefits? Learn about moving from a traditional insurance model to a self-funded plan.

Empowering Plans: P130 – Healthcare Policy | The Phia Group

On March 4, 2022
This podcast talks about Biden's first State of the Union Address. Learn about the important healthcare policy items he discussed and which he didn't.

Mental Health Parity: The Hits Just Keep on Coming | The Phia Group

On February 22, 2022
Read about the burdens imposed on self-funded plans by the MHPAEA. Learn about challenges from Non-quantitative Treatment Limitation (NQTL) analyses.

Empowering Plans: P129 – Over-The-Counter COVID Testing

On February 18, 2022
This podcast discusses over-the-counter COVID testing. Learn more about the issues surrounding up-front payment by participants with account-based plans.

Challenging Changes for Prudent Plan Fiduciary | Phia Group

On February 18, 2022
Learn about the Hughes v. Northwestern University ERISA case and how this affects the responsibilities and risks for liabilities of plan fiduciaries.

The ERISA Compliance Landscape for 2022 | The Phia Group

On February 15, 2022
Learn about major compliance concerns and what plan sponsors can do to best prepare a compliance strategy to keep up with ERISA law and COVID-19.

New Frontier Fighting for Abortion Rights | The Phia Group

On February 11, 2022
Read about the mail-order prescription drug mifepristone. Learn about the recent FDA guidance on it and how its impact on abortion rights and health plans.

Empowering Plans: P128 – The Comparative Analysis: A Year in the Life

On February 3, 2022
In this podcast, we analyzed an entire year's worth of NQTLs. Listen to learn about our practical considerations for health plans and key takeaways.

All the COVID Things - COVID As a Disability & More Paid COVID Leave

On January 31, 2022
You may have missed that the EEOC published guidance on Covid as a disability. Learn more about what this means for your self-funded plan.