New Wellness Rules Indicated for 2020

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has indicated that it plans to issue new proposed rules on permissible wellness incentives under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 2020. These proposed rules are expected to provide guidance to employers on the incentive limits for wellness plans that ask for health information or include medical exams….
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ACA Compliance Bulletin: Cadillac Tax and Other Key ACA Taxes Repealed

On Dec. 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law a spending bill that prevents a government shutdown and repeals the following three taxes and fees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA): The Cadillac tax on high-cost group health coverage, beginning in 2020; The medical devices excise tax, beginning in 2020; and The health insurance providers…
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2020 Employee Benefit Plan Limits

Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically updated for inflation by the IRS, including the following: High deductible health plans (HDHPs) and health savings accounts (HSAs) Health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) 401(k) plans, and Transportation fringe benefit plans. For 2020, there will be an increased limit in HSA contributions for…
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JFA for the Gold!

We are excited to announce that JFA, along with our client, Wildwood Programs, have once again achieved the Gold Level of the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index! This is JFA’s third year in a row, and Wildwood Programs second year in a row, receiving a Gold Level Recognition.  The Index uses science-based best practices…
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Schoharie ARC Recognized for Outstanding Workplace Well-Being Program

Congratulations to Schoharie ARC for achieving a Gold Level recognition for their Outstanding Workplace Well-Being Program by MVP Health Care! We love seeing our clients succeed, especially in the area of workplace wellness! MVP Health Care recognized 20 companies and organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to improving the health and well-being of their…
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NY State Paid Family Leave Updates for 2020

On Friday, August 30, the New York State Department of Financial Services announced an updated employee contribution rate for NY Paid Family Leave benefits effective January 1, 2020. With a rate increase from 0.153% to 0.270% and an increase of the NY State Average Weekly Wage from $1,357.11 to $1,401.17, the new maximum employee annual…
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Don’t miss the Beekman 1802 Harvest Fest!

Jaeger & Flynn is a proud supporter of the 2019 Beekman 1802 Harvest Fest! We invite you to join us in beautiful, historic Sharon Springs on September 14 and 15 for a weekend celebrating local artisans, their crafts, and the community. Enjoy festival food, live music, and fun activities for the whole family. Shop the…
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Welcome Josh Bedinotti to the JFA Sales Team!

We are pleased to announce that Josh Bedinotti has joined the Jaeger & Flynn Sales team as an Associate Broker! After spending the last fifteen years as a large group accounts sales executive at Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield to the JFA team, Josh felt it was time to step out into the broader benefits broker…
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Jaeger & Flynn Recognized as a “Healthiest Employer”

Jaeger & Flynn is proud to have earned the 2019 “Healthiest Employers” Award presented by the Albany Business Review. As an employee benefits broker, we promote healthy living and well-being as a cornerstone of any health plan that we offer to not only our clients but also our employees. From general health and emotional mindfulness…
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JFA’s Own Jack Flynn Earns his Masters in Insurance Management!

On behalf of the entire Jaeger & Flynn team, we are thrilled to announce that our very own Jack Flynn completed his Masters of Science in Insurance Management from Boston University! His graduation ceremony was held Saturday, May 18. Boston University designed that degree program specifically for professionals who have earned designation as a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU),…
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JFA is Proud to Sponsor the Wildwood Foundation’s Spring Gala!

On Friday evening, Jaeger & Flynn attended the annual Wildwood Foundation’s Spring Gala! It was held from 7-11pm at the Albany Capital Center. As always, the night was filled with a delicious gourmet dinner, drinks, live entertainment from Body and Soul and a whole lot of dancing. Our very own Theresa Felton said it’s “Always…
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JFA’s Very Own Tom Healy Earns Certified Self Funding Specialist Designation!

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK – JANUARY 8, 2019 – TOM HEALY, SR. ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE & DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, CSFS®, JAEGER & FLYNN has earned the Certified Self Funding Specialist professional designation from the Health Care Administrators Association, Minneapolis, MN. In creating the Certified Self Funded Specialist® program, the Health Care Administrators Association (HCAA) emphasizes its…
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