Abbey Hendricks

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Abbey Hendricks is an associate in Stoel Rives’ Employee Benefits group. She assists our clients with a broad range of employee benefits issues, including issues associated with qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, and health and welfare benefit plans. She appreciates the value employers receive by offering these plans to their workforce and helps employers ensure compliance with numerous legal obligations.

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Important Deadlines Delayed for Health and Welfare Plans due to COVID-19 Emergency: Impacts for Employer Plan Sponsors, Administrators, and Insurers

The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) of the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notification of relief, effective immediately, that extends certain critical deadlines in health, disability, and other welfare plans (Deadline Relief).[1] This Deadline Relief requires that these plans extend certain deadlines that affect … Continue Reading

Effects of State Individual Mandates on Employer Group Health Plans

Late last year, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which included a provision  effectively repealing the requirement for most Americans to have health insurance.  This “individual mandate” was originally imposed by the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Beginning in 2019, the tax penalty individuals face if they do not enroll in health coverage considered … Continue Reading