Jonathan Alexander
Western Growers Assurance Trust, Vice President & PCMI Compliance

Jon Alexander is the Vice President of Western Growers Assurance Trust and Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc. Compliance. Jon has been practicing law for 12 years, 9 of which have been concentrated on ERISA and other aspects of employee benefits law. He has extensive experience providing health plans, employers, and insurance professionals consulting and legal guidance on ERISA issues, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”), and self-funded employer benefit plan implementation and administration.  

Before joining Western Growers, Jon worked for Shulman Hodges & Bastian as a business litigation and bankruptcy associate. He earned his Juris Doctor in 2003 from the University of Idaho and thereafter clerked for Circuit Court Judge (now Hawaii Supreme Court Associate Justice) Sabrina McKenna in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was admitted to the Hawaii Bar in 2003 and the California Bar in 2005. He is admitted to practice law before state and federal courts in California as well as the Supreme Court of California. 

Of late, Jon has lectured extensively about the impact of the ACA with special emphasis on the differing ramifications for small, large and self-funded Ag employers.  

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Mar 27, 2018

The due date for e-filing your 2017 Form 1094-C and 1095-Cs Forms with the Internal Revenue Service is Monday, April 2, 2018. Failure to file timely may subject you to Affordable Care Act reporting penalties. 

Mar 15, 2018

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently modified the contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) covering families. The 2018 contribution limit for HSAs linked to family coverage will be $6,850—not $6,900, as the IRS had previously announced.