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CMS Memorandum Addresses Notice Requirements Relating to Exemptions from Contraceptive Coverage Mandate
[Guidance Overview] Watch Out for IRS Letters: IRS Begins Enforcing Employer Mandate
[Guidance Overview] IRS Updates Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Information
[Guidance Overview] Health and Welfare Plan Update, December 2017 (PDF)
'Whoaaa, Nellie!' Before Submitting IRS Form 14765 ...
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2017-74: Section 5000A Guidance for Individuals with No Available Marketplace Bronze-Level Plan (PDF)
2017 Form 5500 Annual Return/Report Series Issued
Cambridge Retirement System Sues Willis Towers Watson Over Merger
Senate Approves Tax Reform Legislation
[Official Guidance] 2017 Benefit Year Risk Adjustment: HHS-Developed Risk Adjustment Model Algorithm 'Do It Yourself (DIY)' Software (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Your Not So Kind (Or Welcome) Early Holiday Gift from the IRS: Letter 226J
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Guidance: Notice of Revocation of the Accommodation for Certain Preventive Services (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Watch Your Mail: IRS Begins Collection of Employer Mandate Penalties
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Draft Bulletin: Proposed Timing of Submission of Rate Filing Justifications for the 2018 Filing Year for Single Risk Pool Coverage Effective on or After January 1, 2019 (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Proposed Key Dates for Calendar Year 2018: QHP Certification in the Federally-Facilitated Exchanges; Rate Review and Risk Adjustment (PDF)
DOL Delays Implementation of Disability Claim Rules
Focus on Employees' Motivations to Help Them Understand and Maximize the Value of Their Benefits (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] CMS Fact Sheet: Draft Annual Letter to Issuers for 2019
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Draft 2019 Letter to Issuers in the Federally-Facilitated Exchanges (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] The Taxman Cometh: IRS Begins Assessing Employer Mandate Penalties
[Guidance Overview] ACA Reporting Will Be Even Less Forgiving for 2017
[Guidance Overview] HHS Releases Proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019 (PDF)
The IRS Is Ready to Collect on ACA Employer Penalties
Boost Open Enrollment Efficiency by Killing Voice Mail
[Guidance Overview] Final Pieces of Employer Mandate Assessment: IRS Issues Sample Forms 14764 and 14765
No Penalties for COBRA Violation Absent Proof of Employee's Harm or Employer's Bad Faith
How Would End of DACA Affect Employees' Health and Welfare Benefits?
[Guidance Overview] IRS Begins Enforcement of the ACA's Employer Penalty (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Massachusetts Issues Proposed Regs Implementing Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (EMAC) Supplemental Contribution
[Official Guidance] Text of DOL FAQs for Participants and Beneficiaries Following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and the California Wildfires (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of DOL FAQs for Participants and Beneficiaries Following Hurricane Maria (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS and DOL 'Extension of Time Frames' for Employee Benefit Plans, Participants and Beneficiaries Affected by Hurricane Maria
[Official Guidance] Text of DOL Additional Relief for Employee Benefit Plans, Participants and Beneficiaries Impacted by Hurricane Maria and October 2017 California Wildfires
[Guidance Overview] In Brief: The Individual Mandate for Health Insurance Coverage (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Advance Information Copies of 2017 Form 5500 Series
[Official Guidance] Agencies Release Advance Copies of Form 5500 Annual Return/Report for 2017
New, Free Daily Publication: The Message Boards Digest
[Guidance Overview] Coal in Your Christmas Stocking? The Pay or Play Penalty Assessment
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Q&As on Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions Under the ACA
[Guidance Overview] ACA Section 1557 Notice and Taglines Required to Tagalong on Other Documents
[Guidance Overview] IRS Releases Guidance on QSEHRAs
Insurer Participation in the 2018 Individual Marketplace (PPT)
IRS Updates Q&A Guidance to Address ACA Employer Mandate Penalties
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Form 14764: ESRP Response (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Form 14765: Employee Premium Tax Credit (PTC) Listing (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Unwanted Holiday Gifts from the IRS: IRS to Issue Employer Mandate Penalty Notices in Late 2017
ACA Assessment Letters Are Coming
[Guidance Overview] ACA Employer Mandate Assessments Coming
California Fines Anthem $5 Million for Failing to Address Consumer Grievances
[Guidance Overview] San Francisco Issues New Health Care Security Ordinance Waiver Form
Fourth Circuit Affirms Health Care Fraud Convictions for Billing Insurers for Medically Unnecessary Services
[Guidance Overview] Massachusetts Proposes Regs for Employer Tax Assessments to Help Offset State Costs
[Guidance Overview] The (Unintended) Impact of the ACA on Divorce
[Guidance Overview] Healthcare Reform: Questions and Answers for Employers
Deadlines Loom for Retirement, Health & Welfare Plans
[Guidance Overview] A Prepper's Guide to ACA Employer Mandate Penalty Assessment
OPM Withdraws Proposed Rule on Health Care Premiums for Some Feds
[Guidance Overview] Massachusetts Issues Draft Regs for Employer Medical Assistance Contributions
AICPA's Progress Toward Improving Employee Benefit Plan Audits
IRS Prepares to Issue ACA Employer Responsibility Penalties

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