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Archived Benefits Alerts and Publications

Happy Employee Benefits Day!... View Document>

04/03/2019

Happy Employee Benefits Day!... View Document>

04/02/2018

2017 Year in Review Part II: Retirement Plans... View Document>

03/22/2018

2017 Year in Review Part I: Health and Welfare Plans... View Document>

03/12/2018

Tess Dooley Returns to Haynes Benefits PC... View Document>

01/31/2018

Tom Graves to Retire from Haynes Benefits... View Document>

01/31/2018

2018 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

10/23/2017

Employers Must Start Using the New Form I-9 Now... View Document>

09/28/2017

DOL Announces Temporary Enforcement Policy for the Fiduciary Duty Rule... View Document>

06/06/2017

Happy Employee Benefits Day 2017!... View Document>

04/04/2017

2016 Year in Review Part II: Retirement Plans... View Document>

03/13/2017

2016 Year in Review Part I: Health and Welfare Plans... View Document>

02/27/2017

President Trump's Executive Order and the ACA: Much Ado About Nothing (or Something)?... View Document>

01/24/2017

IRS Extends Due Date for Furnishing Forms 1095-C and 1094-C to Employees... View Document>

02/27/2017

What's Next for the DOL Fiduciary Rule? ... View Document>

02/27/2017

DOL Final Fiduciary Rule; Best Interest Contract Exemption or Level Fee Fiduciary Exemption from the... View Document>

12/14/2016

DOL Final Fiduciary Rule Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)... View Document>

12/14/2016

The New DOL Overtime Rules--Rhyming Employers Into Compliance... View Document>

11/16/2016

2017 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

11/03/2016

IRS Changes Determination Letter Procedures and Timing of Plan Amendments... View Document>

07/21/2016

Haynes Benefits Continues Expansion Beyond the Heartland... View Document>

06/09/2016

IRS Releases 2017 Indexed Amounts for HSAs and HDHPs... View Document>

05/13/2016

Tom Graves Will Receive Special Acknowledgement at EBI KC Conference May 5th... View Document>

04/20/2016

Department of Labor Final Fiduciary Rule Issued... View Document>

04/18/2016

Happy Employee Benefits Day!... View Document>

04/04/2016

Patty, the Haynes Benefits' AlpACA, is 6!... View Document>

03/23/2016

2015 Year in Review/Part III: Retirement and Pension Plans... View Document>

03/21/2016

2015 Year in Review/Part II: Human Resources... View Document>

03/01/2016

2015 Year in Review/Part I: Health and Welfare Plans... View Document>

02/25/2016

ACA Reporting Deadlines Extended... View Document>

12/29/2015

Restatement of IRS Pre-Approved Defined Contribution Plans... View Document>

11/17/2015

No 2016 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

10/22/2015

"Same sex marriages now legal in all 50 states" -- So what does this mean to your employee benefit p... View Document>

07/01/2015

U.S. Supreme Court Rules that ERISA Fiduciaries Have Ongoing Duty to Monitor Plan Investments... View Document>

06/01/2015

Pension Board Member Education Seminar... View Document>

04/27/2015

Happy Employee Benefits Day!... View Document>

04/02/2015

Patty the Alpaca (and the ACA) Turn Five!... View Document>

03/23/2015

The Anthem Cyber Attack: How Does HIPAA Apply? What You Need To Know.... View Document>

03/02/2015

Haynes Benefits Rocked It This Year!... View Document>

12/31/2014

IRS Decides to Permit Separate Rollovers or Distributions of Pre-Tax Amounts and After-Tax Amounts F... View Document>

12/22/2014

HCR: Avalanche of New Guidance... View Document>

11/13/2014

2015 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

10/27/2014

Does Your 401(k) Plan Fit Your Business Objectives? Consider Adding Safe Harbor or Automatic Enroll... View Document>

10/23/2014

Who Has the Duty to Monitor and Collect Delinquent Employee Contributions?... View Document>

09/26/2014

IRS Issues Guidance on Defined Benefit Pension Plan Elections Relating to Minimum Required Funding a... View Document>

09/22/2014

Restatement of IRS Pre-Approved Defined Contribution Plans... View Document>

08/05/2014

Did you know Patty the Alpaca shares a birthday with ACA!... View Document>

03/28/2014

2013 Form 5500 Requires Compliance Statement; 2013 Form M-1 Due... View Document>

02/26/2014

HCR: Use or Lose Rule Modified: FSA Carryovers Up to $500 Allowed... View Document>

11/21/2013

2014 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

11/01/2013

Reminder: Exchange Notice Due October 1, 2013... View Document>

09/30/2013

HCR: The Delay - Good or Bad?... View Document>

07/19/2013

HCR: Exchange Notices to Employees Required by October 1, 2013... View Document>

06/13/2013

HCR: New Form M-1, Form 5500 and Enforcement Rules for MEWAs... View Document>

04/24/2013

Haynes Comments on Proposed Rules for Bona Fide Association Health Plans... View Document>

02/15/2013

Fiscal Cliff Legislation Expands the Opportunity for In-Plan Roth Conversions... View Document>

01/23/2013

2013 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

11/07/2012

Regulatory Update Prepared for The Kansas City Compensation and Benefits Association... View Document>

09/04/2012

"Put simply, Congress may tax and spend."... View Document>

07/02/2012

The Final Countdown...Supreme Court Decision Watch... View Document>

06/21/2012

HIPAA Audits Target Groups Large and Small... View Document>

06/06/2012

HCR: More Guidance on SBCs... View Document>

05/17/2012

HCR: FAQs About SBCs Address Complex Issues... View Document>

05/17/2012

HCR: Final Summaries of Health Benefits and Coverage Guidance... View Document>

05/17/2012

HCR: Should We Stop Implementation of PPACA?... View Document>

05/01/2012

HCR: New Powers for the MEWA Sheriff: Part I... View Document>

03/13/2012

Updated Article: DOL Investment and Fee Disclosure Regulations... View Document>

07/09/2012

HCR: More IRS Guidance about W-2 Form Reporting of the Cost of Health Care Coverage... View Document>

03/07/2012

HCR: IRS W-2 Form Reporting of the Cost of Health Care Coverage -- New Guidance... View Document>

02/13/2012

Summaries of Benefits and Coverage Delayed... View Document>

12/05/2011

2012 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

10/25/2011

Updated Article: DOL Investment and Fee Disclosure Regulations... View Document>

09/21/2011

HCR: When 4 Means 8 (or more) Summary of Health Benefits and Coverage Proposed Regulations... View Document>

09/01/2011

Preventive Services for Women... View Document>

08/26/2011

HCR: Amendments to the Internal Claims, Appeal and External Review Regulations... View Document>

08/25/2011

OCR is Serious about HIPAA Enforcement... View Document>

05/23/2011

Health Care Reform Regulatory Update for the Kansas City Compensation and Benefits Association... View Document>

05/12/2011

HCR: Uniform Standards for Health Plan Benefits and Coverage Summaries... View Document>

05/11/2011

HCR: IRS W-2 Form Reporting of the Cost of Health Care Coverage... View Document>

05/11/2011

Another Warning to TPAs... View Document>

03/29/2011

DOL Proposes a Broad Definition of Fiduciary for ERISA and IRA Purposes... View Document>

03/09/2011

HCR: MLR Rules Are Game Changers For Everyone... View Document>

02/08/2011

DOL Investment and Fee Disclosure Regulations... View Document>

02/08/2011

December 31, 2010 Deadline is Approaching for Required Qualified Retirement Plan Amendments... View Document>

12/01/2010

HCR: It's Time!--Required Notices about the Coverage of Adult Children to Age 26 and Grandfathered ... View Document>

11/22/2010

No 2011 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

11/05/2010

New Distribution Option--Transfer to a Designated Roth Account Within the Same Plan... View Document>

11/05/2010

HCR: Enforcement Grace Period for Claims and Appeal Procedures... View Document>

10/07/2010

HCR: Revenue Provisions... View Document>

10/07/2010

HCR: Grandfathered Plans Rules Guide Current Benefit Decisions... View Document>

07/06/2010

Summary of the HHS Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Car... View Document>

06/15/2010

HCR: Individual and Employer Responsibilities... View Document>

10/07/2010

HCR: Exchange Rules Provide a Glimpse of the Future... View Document>

10/07/2010

HCR: Grandfathered Plans... View Document>

10/07/2010

HCR: Health Insurance Market Reforms... View Document>

10/07/2010

Direct Rollovers from 401(k) and 403(b) Plans to Roth IRAs... View Document>

04/30/2010

HCR: Market and Access Provisions Apply Almost Immediately... View Document>

10/07/2010

Haynes Benefits Guide to Survive...Health Care Reform 2010... View Document>

04/01/2010

April 30, 2010 Deadline for Restatement of 401(k) and Other DC Plans... View Document>

03/24/2010

IRS Provides HEART Act Retirement Plan Guidance... View Document>

01/29/2010

Andy Haynes to Present EBIA Web Seminar on Extension of COBRA Premium Subsidy Rules... View Document>

01/19/2010

Premium Subsidy Extended, and May Be Extended Again... View Document>

12/23/2009

Deadline 4: GINA Limits Use of Genetic Information... View Document>

10/28/2009

Deadline 3: HEART Act Requires Changes to Health FSA... View Document>

10/16/2009

Deadline 2: Michelle's Law Extends Eligibility for College-Age Dependents... View Document>

10/13/2009

Deadline 1: Wellstone Act Expands Mental Health Parity... View Document>

10/09/2009

Don't Overlook Looming Deadlines... View Document>

10/06/2009

IRS Issues Flexible 2009 Waiver of Required Minimum Distribution Guidance... View Document>

10/06/2009

New Rollover Tax Notices Included In IRS Retirement Savings Initiatives... View Document>

10/02/2009

Most PPA06 Retirement Plan Amendments Must Be Adopted By 12/31/09... View Document>

07/22/2009

April 30, 2010 Deadline for Restatement of 401(k) and Other DC Plans... View Document>

07/10/2009

Swine Flu Creates Need for Education and Health Plan Design... View Document>

04/28/2009

Tax Treatment of Military Leave Differential pay... View Document>

04/23/2009

What Is An Involuntary Termination for COBRA Subsidy Purposes?... View Document>

04/06/2009

New I-9 Form Must Be Used Beginning TODAY (April 3, 2009)... View Document>

04/03/2009

Let the ... View Document>

03/30/2009

Who Should Receive Which Model COBRA Subsidy Notice?... View Document>

03/23/2009

Andy Haynes to Present EBIA Web Seminar on COBRA Provisions in Stimulus Bill... View Document>

02/18/2009

2009 Moratorium on Minimum Required Distributions Includes a Trap for the Unwary and a Plan Administ... View Document>

01/13/2009

New Year "Must Reads"?... View Document>

12/30/2008

DOL Publishes Family Military Leave Regulations... View Document>

12/22/2008

Missouri Supreme Court “Vests” Retiree Health Benefits... View Document>

11/20/2008

2009 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

11/06/2008

Michelle's Law Extends Eligibility for College-Age Dependents... View Document>

10/20/2008

Bailout Bill Sweetener Expands Mental Health Parity... View Document>

10/16/2008

The HEART Act--Enhanced Benefits for Military Service and New IRS Guidance for Health FSA Distributi... View Document>

10/15/2008

Extra! Extra! Haynes Benefits Featured In Business Journal!!... View Document>

07/14/2008

FMLA Amended to Add Two New Types of Family Leaves Related to Military Servicemembers... View Document>

05/06/2008

New Time Deadlines Apply for Depositing Participant Contributions... View Document>

06/04/2008

Happy EB Day!... View Document>

04/02/2008

Overview of the PPA06 Safe Harbor Auto Enrollment/Permissive Withdrawal/Qualified Default Investment... View Document>

03/13/2008

Internal Revenue Code Section 409A Relief Extended to 12-31-2008 ... View Document>

11/02/2007

Must Missouri Employers Allow Individual Coverage in Lieu of a Group Health Plan? ... View Document>

10/29/2007

2008 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View Document>

10/26/2007

IRS Notice 2007-78 Extends the Deadline for I.R.C. § 409A Compliance Amendments to 1-31-2008, but no... View Document>

09/25/2007

New Menu Options for Cafeteria Plans: Proposed Regulations Add Welcome Entrees... View Document>

09/20/2007

Would You Like to Terminate a Deferred Compensation Plan That is Subject to I.R.C. § 409A Without Tr... View Document>

08/29/2007

Employer Beware – Receiving a “no-match letter” from SSA requires a new response!... View Document>

08/23/2007

Does Your Plan Cover The Dependents You Thought It Did?... View Document>

08/07/2007

Missouri’s New Cafeteria Plan Mandate... View Document>

07/24/2007

409A Deferred Compensation Plan Amendments Deadline Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think... View Document>

07/24/2007

Your Plan has been Selected for a DOL Audit....Now What?... View Document>

07/03/2007

HIPAA Security, Portable Electronic Devices and Offsite Access: Are You Secure?... View Document>

05/18/2007

Fiduciary Liability: Often Overlooked and Underestimated... View Document>

03/21/2007

Violators of HIPAA Now Have Something to Fear... View Document>

03/21/2007

Archived News Releases

Growth Leads to Addition of Two Attorneys; Haynes Benefits Now Seven Attorneys Strong... read full story>

12/17/2013

Laura Bibb Joins Haynes Benefits as Associate... read full story>

04/19/2012

Happy Employee Benefits Day!... read full story>

04/19/2012

Happy EB Day!... read full story>

04/22/2011

Congratulations! You survived the first year of PPACA.... read full story>

03/23/2011

Haynes Benefits PC Announces New Associate... read full story>

02/10/2011

Happy Employee Benefits Day!... read full story>

04/06/2010

Nationally recognized Employee Benefits and HR Law Firm Adds New Client Services Manager... read full story>

03/24/2010

Michelle Schmidt Joins Haynes Benefits as Associate... read full story>

10/16/2009

Happy EB Day!... read full story>

04/02/2009

Kansas City Employee Benefits Attorneys Are Singing A New Tune... read full story>

12/23/2008

Happy EB Day!... read full story>

10/27/2008

Two Prominent Employee Benefits Attorneys Enhance Haynes Benefits' Expertise... read full story>

03/19/2008

Archived Upcoming Seminars

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

05/01/2020

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

03/23/2020

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

02/05/2020

New Orleans Benefits Expo 2020 ... more details>

03/11/2020

NIPA Annual Form & Expo... more details>

02/05/2020

EBIA Employee Benefits Seminar - Chicago, Illinois... more details>

05/22/2019

Pension Board Member Education... more details>

07/11/2019

Thomson Reuters Webinar ... more details>

09/10/2019

Fall Business Forum 2019... more details>

09/10/2019

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

10/16/2019

Retirement Plan Symposium... more details>

09/07/2018

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

02/12/2019

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

02/12/2019

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

03/21/2019

2019 NIPA Annual Forum and Expo, San Diego, California... more details>

11/27/2018

EBIA's 20th Annual Advanced Cafeteria Plans and Benefits Conference... more details>

05/17/2016

EBIA Group Health Plans Quarterly Update: 3Q2018 - Webinar... more details>

01/10/2018

2018 Fall Business Forum... more details>

08/14/2018

EBIA Business Associate Contract Negotiation - Webinar... more details>

01/10/2018

Pension Board Member Education Seminar... more details>

08/30/2017

KCCBA Roundtable Discussions, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., September 14, 2017... more details>

08/30/2017

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

01/12/2017

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

01/18/2017

Checkpoint Learning/Employee Benefit Plans Virtual Conference... more details>

08/16/2016

Business Solutions Forum, October 14, 2016 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.... more details>

09/28/2016

Essentials of Employment Law Seminar... more details>

01/03/2017

EBI Workshop ... more details>

01/12/2017

Tri-State SHRM Presentation in Texarkana, Texas... more details>

03/27/2017

Spring 2017 EBIA Employee Benefits Seminars... more details>

01/20/2016

Pension Board Member Education Seminar, Thursday, September 8, 2016... more details>

04/27/2015

EBIA Webinar: COBRA Basics... more details>

02/16/2016

ABA JCEB Webinar ... more details>

02/16/2016

Employee Benefits Institute 31st Annual Conference... more details>

04/15/2014

EBIA Employee Benefits Seminars, Minneapolis, Minnesota May 23-26, 2017... more details>

02/16/2017

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

01/23/2017

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

01/18/2017

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

01/23/2017

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

01/18/2017

EBIA In-Person Seminars Now Available in Recorded Form: Watch Video Clips of Andy's Presentation on... more details>

11/02/2015

EBIA ... more details>

09/02/2015

EBI Workshop ... more details>

09/10/2015

EBIA Advanced Cafeteria Plans and Benefits Conference 2015, July 15-17, 2015... more details>

06/13/2013

Heart of America Chapter of The ESOP Association, August 25, 2015... more details>

07/16/2015

EBIA's Spring 2015 Seminars Are Complete...Keep Checking Back for Additional EBIA Seminars!... more details>

03/15/2013

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

05/11/2015

The Rainmaker Companies 2015 SuperConference... more details>

04/22/2015

Heart of America Chapter - 16th Annual Fall ESOP Conference... more details>

04/27/2015

Lee's Summit Chamber Presentation ... more details>

03/05/2014

Andy Haynes, Guest Speaker at the TriMega's National Convention, Propel 2012 in October 2012... more details>

10/05/2012

Andy Haynes to present on the topic of Health Care Reform on February 6, 2013... more details>

10/05/2012

DPAS Annual Client Appreciation Conference... more details>

08/26/2011

EBIA Webinar ... more details>

10/18/2011

EBIA's Employee Benefits Spring Seminars for 2012 Announced... more details>

03/01/2012

EBIA Advanced Cafeteria Plans and Benefits Conference 2012: July 18-20, 2012, Seattle Washington... more details>

06/06/2012

ECFC 25th Annual Administrators' Symposium, Chicago, Illinois... more details>

08/10/2012

DPAS User Conference and Customer Appreciation Conference - September 25-28, 2012... more details>

09/04/2012

24th Annual Benefits Forum & Expo, September 25-27, 2011... more details>

08/09/2011

Midwest Public Risk 2011 Fall Conference ... more details>

08/26/2011

EBIA Spring 2011 In-Person Seminars Announced! ... more details>

01/04/2010

EBIA Advanced Cafeteria Plans Conference 2011... more details>

01/13/2011

24th ECFC Annual Flexible Benefits Administrator's Symposium, August 10-12, 2011... more details>

07/19/2011

Monday, July 12, 2010 - Insurance & Benefits Group along with the KC Council Sponsors Seminar regard... more details>

07/08/2010

Wednesday, July 14-Friday, July 16, 2010 - EBIA Advanced Cafeteria Plans 2010... more details>

06/16/2010

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 - Bob West to be a Panelist on Topic: ... more details>

07/15/2010

Thursday, August 26, 2010 - Andy to Present Seminar on Health Care Reform... more details>

07/08/2010

EBIA's Employee Benefits Fall 2010 Seminars Announced!... more details>

08/26/2010

EBIA's Employee Benefits Seminar - Atlanta, Georgia... more details>

10/21/2010

EBIA Web Seminar - Advanced COBRA Compliance... more details>

10/21/2010

Thursday, April 22 - Health Care Forum - Lee's Summit Chamber... more details>

04/21/2010

Tuesday, May 4 or Thursday May 6 - Bob Squad Event: Navigating Through the Muddy Waters of Healthca... more details>

04/15/2010

May 7 or May 10--Free Health Care Reform Community Meeting... more details>

04/20/2010

Monday, May 24 - Lee's Summit Gateways Business Alliance Meeting... more details>

04/21/2010

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - The Impact of Leaves of Absence and Termination/Rehire on Employee Benefits... more details>

05/18/2010

May 26-28, 2010 - Making the New Health Care Laws work for Montana... more details>

05/19/2010

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - Recess for Success - Professional Development Series... more details>

01/22/2010

Thursday, June 3, 2010 - EBIA Webinar ... more details>

05/19/2010

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - Federal Health Care Reform: Impact on Employers... more details>

06/02/2010

March 11, 2010, EBIA Web Seminar: New Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Regulations... more details>

02/03/2010

April 6-8, 2010 - EBIA Spring 2010 Seminar Series, Dallas, Texas... more details>

02/09/2010

Lee's Summit Chamber Event - Health Care Forum ... more details>

10/28/2009

January 21, 2010, EBIA Web Seminar: Extension of COBRA Premium Subsidy Rules... more details>

01/11/2010

CANCELLED - January 26, 2010, Summit Bank Bob Squad Presentation... more details>

01/13/2010

CANCELLED January 28, 2010, Summit Bank Bob Squad Presentation... more details>

01/13/2010

Advanced Cafeteria Plans Conference 2009 - July 8-10, 2009 in Seattle, Washington... more details>

04/30/2009

EBIA 10th Annual Advanced Cafeteria Plans Conference 2008... more details>

03/18/2008

Spring 2009 Seminar Dates Announced!... more details>

02/24/2009