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ACA Penalty Notices Are in the Mail
Planning for 2019: Year-End Deadlines and Considerations for Employee Retirement, Health & Welfare Plans
[Official Guidance] Agencies Release Advance Copies of Form 5500 Annual Return/Report for 2018
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Disaster Relief Notice CA-2018-13, for Victims of November 8 Wildfires in California
Ten Essential Contract Provisions for Service Provider Agreements
The Commonality Challenge: Recent Rulings Show Path to Class Certification in ERISA Cases
Beyond Words: Engaging Consumers in Changing Health Behaviors (PDF)
Reminders of What's New for Plan Sponsors in 2019
Covered California Pops and Locks Into Enrollment Season
The Impact of Health Status and Use of Health Care Services on Disenrollment From HSA-Eligible Health Plans
Public-Sector Employees Want Customized Benefits
Final Rules Address Religious and Moral Exemptions for Contraceptive Coverage
[Guidance Overview] Final Regs Clarify Religious and Moral Exemptions from Contraceptive Coverage Mandates
Jury Pins Aetna with $25.5M Verdict for Denying Cancer Treatment
How to Max Out Millennial Enrollment
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Publication 5223: General Rules and Specifications for Affordable Care Act Substitute Forms 1095-A, 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, and 1095-C (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Final Administrative Order: Basic Health Program
[Official Guidance] Text of Treasury Department Priority Guidance Plan, 2017-2018 (PDF)
Fifth Circuit Opines on Claim for Benefits vs. Claim for Equitable Relief under ERISA
[Guidance Overview] Proposed Rule Would Require Separate Transaction for Abortion Coverage in Exchanges
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS 2019 Instructions for Forms 1099-SA and 5498-SA: Distributions From an HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA, and HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA Information (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Trump Administration Issues Final Rules Protecting Conscience Rights in Health Insurance
[Guidance Overview] Fact Sheet for Exchange Program Integrity Proposed Rule (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Proposed Regs: ACA Exchange Program Integrity
[Official Guidance] Text of Agency Final Regs: Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the ACA
[Official Guidance] Text of Agency Final Regs: Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the ACA
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Disaster Relief Notice AL-2018-06, for Victims of Hurricane Michael in Alabama
Data Analytics in Health Care and Benefits: Key Trends to Track in 2019
Massachusetts Employers Must Complete New Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure Form by November 30
Tips to Avoid Compliance Missteps During Open Enrollment
Automobile Insurer Not Required to Reimburse Group Health Insurance Plan Under Automobile Liability Policy's Medical Expense Coverage
Managing Pharmacy Costs Through Focused Analytics (PDF)
PCORI Fee Increases to $2.45 per Covered Life
How to Defend an ERISA Lawsuit
[Guidance Overview] Massachusetts Unveils New Employer Health Insurance Reporting Requirement
Dependent Verification: Why You Need a Third-Party Partner
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2018-85: Insured and Self-Insured Health Plans -- Adjusted Applicable Dollar Amount for PCORTF Fee (PDF)
Ohio Law Recognizes Safe Harbor in Data Breach Litigation
District Court: Disability Claim 'Administrative Record' Cannot Include Post-Lawsuit Evidence Obtained by Insurance Company
[Guidance Overview] Drug Pricing Plan Would Tie Medicare Part B Reimbursement to International Prices
[Guidance Overview] It's Back from the Grave: New HIRD Form to Haunt Massachusetts Employers
ACA Penalties Are Coming
'Appointment of Claim Fiduciary' Form Sufficient to Confer Discretionary Authority
Checklist of Key 2019 Requirements for Health and Welfare Benefit Plan Sponsors (PDF)
IRS Releases Final 2018 ACA Reporting Forms and Instructions (PDF)
OCR Provides Recommendations During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (PDF)
Open Enrollment Mistakes That Can Haunt
Employee Benefit Pitfalls for Closely-Held Businesses
[Guidance Overview] Massachusetts Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure
Mitigating the Risk of Cyber Attacks to Your Employee Benefit Plan
[Guidance Overview] New Day for HRAs: The Ins and Outs of the New Proposed Regulation (PDF)
Change the Trajectory of Your Group Health Plan's Cost and Quality Outcomes
Benefits Administrators: Time to Provide End-of-Year Notices
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Publication 5258: ACA Information Returns (AIR) Submission Composition and Reference Guide (PDF)
[Opinion] 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges: Progress Made, But Time to Say Goodbye? (PDF)
Key Updates and Enhancements to for the 2019 Open Enrollment
[Official Guidance] DOL Announces Guidance and Relief for Employee Benefit Plans Impacted by Recent Hurricanes
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Release Memo for Tax Year 2018 AIR Business Rules (PDF)
Why Do I Keep Getting Billed for Preventive Health Services?
IRS and DOL Audit Focus Points (PDF)
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