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Benefits Buzz – February 2019

This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the upcoming Affordable Care Act reporting deadlines and the removal of the wellness plan incentive limits. Click HERE to download the full newsletter.  

Benefits Buzz – January 2019

This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the 2016 pay or play enforcement and provides an overview of the health flexible spending account contribution limit increase for 2019. Download Now: Benefits Buzz Jan 2019  

Benefits Buzz – December 2018

This month’s Benefits Buzz provides an overview of the proposed rule that would expand health reimbursement arrangement options, gives a reminder to provide a summary of benefits and coverage this open enrollment and discusses the Trump administration’s efforts to promote transparency in drug pricing. Click here to Download.

Benefits Buzz – November 2018

This month’s Benefits Buzz provides an overview of the ACA hardship exemption for 2018, discusses IRS letters being sent to noncompliant employers and teases the possibility of an overtime rule update starting next year. Click here to Download.

Benefits Buzz – October 2018

This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the guidance on association health plans issued by the IRS and Department of Labor, provides a reminder that Medicare Part D notices are due Oct. 15 and explains the repeal of the individual mandate penalty. Click here to Download.

Benefits Buzz – September 2018

This month’s Benefits Buzz explains the 2018 Affordable Care Act reporting draft forms, briefly discusses two health savings account bills that passed the House of Representatives and highlights how disease management programs can help mitigate health care costs. Click here to Download.  

Benefits Buzz February 2018

This month’s Benefits Buzz provides an overview of two major employee benefits changes, highlights the Department of Labor’s annual inflation adjustments for civil penalties for 2018 and briefly explains a new tax credit introduced by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Click the picture for more information.

Health Care Bulletin

President Signs Executive Order Designed to Change ACA Rules

  On October 12, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order intended to change certain rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The order would relax regulations on association health plans. This change would allow individuals and small business to purchase health insurance policies across state lines and avoid certain ACA requirements.
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February 2017 Benefits Buzz

Benefits Buzz - February 2017
This edition of Benefits Buzz includes:
  • An overview of the 21st Century Cures Act (Act)
  • The highlights of the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2018
  • Developments with Republican lawmakers proposed budget resolution that would repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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