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March 1, 2021
DOL Extensions of Time Continue?
You may recall that late last spring, the DOL and IRS issued extensions of time for certain…
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January 7, 2021
A Look Back at 2020: Notable Changes Impacting Group Health Plans
From dealing with a pandemic to murder hornets, 2020 is a year many of us are anxious to forget…
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December 28, 2020
Present Finally Arrives for Flexible Spending Account Participants
Much like many individuals who experienced shipping delays waiting for packages that didn’t arrive…
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November 9, 2020
Clearing the Smoke on Outcome-Based Wellness Programs
Annual enrollment is the time of year when employers often look to make changes in their plan…
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October 20, 2020
IRS Releases Final 2020 ACA Reporting Forms, Instructions and Penalties
Late last week, the IRS released the finalized Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting forms for…
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October 9, 2020
Sharing the Gift of New ACA Reporting Forms, Penalties, & Transition Relief!
Christmas is less than 80 days away… Seriously, where has this year gone?!? While it’s hard to…
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September 21, 2020
Ghosts and Goblins are Scary, Employer Medicare Part D Requirements Don’t Have to be…
It’s that time of year! The leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter, and (for better or…
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August 13, 2020
ACA Affordability Percentage Increases for 2021
As the summer starts to wind down, it’s easy slip into a “set it and forget it” mindset especially…
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July 9, 2020
Sex Discrimination and Group Health Plans: ACA Nondiscrimination and Supreme Court Bostock Decision
Much like having a lukewarm dinner date, employers find themselves in the position to try to…
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June 23, 2020
Agencies Issue Extension of Time under COBRA, but Should Employers Provide New Notices?
You may recall that the Department of Labor and the IRS issued a Joint Rule at the end of April…
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June 9, 2020
Finally! Indexed PCORI Fee Announced
The final piece of the ACA’s Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee puzzle has…
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June 2, 2020
Insurers Give Premium Credits Due to COVID-19 – Can Employers Keep It?
Insurers are beginning to announce premium credits due to reduced claims expenses in the wake of…
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