The Hummel Blog

Benefits Buzz March 2017
Did You Know? Becoming health care literate can be complicated.  Knowing your benefits and their...
Benefits Buzz February 2017
Did You Know? Hours after the new congress convened on Jan. 3, 2017, chairman of the Senate Budget...
Benefits Buzz January
Did You Know? President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2017.  In a video...
Ice Dams & Freezing Pipes blog photo
Ice Dams An ice dam is an accumulation of ice at the lower edge of a sloped roof, usually at the...
Water Damage blog photo
Do you have coverage? With the large amount of rain we have received and are expected to receive,...
Benefits Buzz December
Did You Know? In late October, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2016-55 (Rev. Proc. 16-55). Rev....
Benefits Buzz November
Did You Know? As part of the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI), the U.S. Department of Labor (...
Benefits Buzz October
Did You Know? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to require...
Benefits Buzz September
Did You Know? On July 14, 2016, Democrats in Congress proposed a bill that would affect the DOL's...
Benefits Buzz August
Did You Know? On June 22, 2016, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan released a new...
Reinsurance Fee Contribution Form Due November 16, 2015 photo
Entities required to pay reinsurance fees under the ACA generally must submit a contribution form...
HOW EMPLOYERS SHOULD HANDLE MLR REBATES Photo
Issuers that do not meet the applicable MLR (medical loss ratio) standard must pay rebates to...
Teen Driver Facts Photo
Did you know 56% of teens talk on the phone while driving?  Or that one in five, sixteen year old...
The Bottom Line on Homeowners Insurance and Rates photo
May 2015 Do you know why insurance premiums are rising?  Insurance companies use past events to...
Hiring Young Workers photo
Summer is coming, giving high school and college students a break from studying.  Will you be...