NY State fights back on $272,000 Orkambi Drug Cost

From MSN Money:  Click here   A wave of breakthrough drugs is transforming the medical world, offering hope for people with deadly diseases despite their dizzying price tags. But what if it turns out that some of these expensive new drugs don’t work that well? That’s the quandary over Orkambi, a drug that was approved in 2015 for cystic fibrosis …

How to file PFL Claims in New York

From Shelterpoint: New Year, New Regulations: How to Apply for Paid Family Leave Now that it’s Here Paid Family Leave is officially here, and we want to make sure that everything goes smoothly when you need to take time off with PFL. Here are the 4 easy steps you need to take to apply for PFL paid time off. Step …

New York Paid Family Leave Update

A few clarifications and updates have been released.  Also, we have a great guide on this program, just email us at reeve@reevewillknow.com and we will happily send it to you.   OUT-OF-STATE Coverage:   You are required to provide DBL/PFL coverage for any employee in NY that you employ for at least 30 days.  If the Employee lives in NY but …

NY Paid Family Leave for all employers

  Paid Family Leave is a reality for ALL New York employers beginning January 1, 2018. Passed on April 1, 2017, this will be he richest Family Paid Leave coverage in the country.  Employees will be eligible for paid time off to care for a new child or sick family member.  All Employers with at least one employee (other than …

Commuter Benefits Spending Accounts

If your employees pay for parking, the Railroad, a bus, or pool in a van – you can help them save money with a Commuter Benefit Spending Account. State and Federal tax law, under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) § 132, allow employees of the employer to save taxes on parking at work and transit or vanpooling expenses incurred to get …