Ireland’s sick pay entitlement goes into force on January 1, 2023. Prior to Ireland’s Sick Leave Act 2022, there was no legal right to be... Read More
Prudent Insurance Brokers once again captured the attention of the judges for the 26th Asia Insurance Industry Awards for the company’s all-around performance and hands-on... Read More
India: New 5% Tax on Hospital Room Rent
[UPDATE] Prudent’s review of members’ claims settlement records show that most hospitals are not yet raising bills with GST because their billing systems have to... Read More
Part of Australia’s Fair Work Amendment Bill 2022 includes 10 days of leave for most employees who encounter family and domestic violence. The aim of... Read More
Canadian employment insurance sickness benefits are an important measure for supporting workers who are in the difficult circumstance of having to temporarily leave their job... Read More
In this webinar on insurance in Ukraine and Russia, GrECo provides an update on the current issues surrounding territorial exclusions within international programs, the local... Read More
Brazil’s National Agency for Supplementary Health (ANS) ended limitations on the number of consultations and sessions with psychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists... Read More
Supplemental health plans in Brazil must now cover specific asthma and cancer drugs. The National Agency for Supplementary Health (ANS)  recently approved mandatory coverage for... Read More
The Federal government, in a bid to boost the gender pay gap, improve women’s workforce participation and lift productivity, announced that paid parental leave in... Read More
Asinta and Alliant’s Global Benefits and Clinical Informatics teams recently compiled a report detailing global health cost trends for 2023. This 30-page report covers medical... Read More
The Healthcare Services Law No. 22 of 2021 (the Insurance Law) is Qatar’s mandatory supplemental health Insurance Law that requires employers to provide health insurance for... Read More
Under the United States’ final Pay or Play rules, an Applicable Large Employer (ALE) can face significant “part (a)” penalties if they do not offer... Read More
This month the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) signed an agreement with nine local insurance companies to launch the framework of the new... Read More
On September 25, 2022, the Swiss approved pension reform AHV 21 and secured financing for the country’s pillar I social security until 2030. Both the... Read More
In this report, Asinta’s employee benefits consulting Partner in Colombia, Correcol, explains insurance regulations that often raise questions for multinational companies with interests in the... Read More
Croatia recently passed new legislation to align better with the European Union Directive 2019/1158 of June 20, 2019, on work-life balance for parents and carers.... Read More
US Medical Loss Ratio rebate rules are part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Health insurance issuers must meet medical loss ratio (MLR) standards or... Read More
The Asinta Partnership is pleased to announce Jim Kinney as its new Executive Director. He brings extensive leadership experience in global employee benefits consulting, human... Read More
Investment policies imposed on pension insurers by the government are one reason employer-sponsored pensions in Belgium face deficits in meeting their mandatory minimum guaranteed return... Read More
The recent passage of France’s inflation laws (‘purchasing power’ and rectifying finance laws) impacts employee benefits. These laws aim to limit the impact of inflation... Read More