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[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Rev. Proc. 2018-43: Monthly National Average Premium for Determining 2018 Maximum Individual Shared Responsibility Payment (PDF)
Tenth Circuit Provides Roadmap for Plan Administrators in Analysis of AT&T Disability Benefit Denial
Unum Must Revise Benefit Denial in Opioid Overdose Death
HHS Addresses Disposing of Electronic Devices and Media Under HIPAA
CMS Did Not Always Accurately Authorize Financial Assistance Payments to Qualified Health Plan Issuers in Accordance With Federal Requirements During the 2014 Benefit Year (PDF)
The IRS Wants to Know: Has Your Company Filed Form 1095-C?
[Guidance Overview] CMS Issues New Proposed Regulation on Risk Adjustment Formula for 2018
CMS Continues to Push for Hospital Price Transparency
[Guidance Overview] Potential Repeal of the Michigan Health Insurance Claim Assessment (PDF)
Selecting Benefits Technology: Keys to Making the Right Choice
Plan's Anti-Assignment Clause Not Waived by Direct Payment to Health Care Provider
[Official Guidance] Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs), Termination of Coverage, and Payment Deadline Flexibilities for Persons Affected by FEMA Emergency and Major Disaster Declarations (PDF)
Recent Litigation Surrounding Fiduciary Disclosure Obligations
CMS Updates Marketplace Notice
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Proposed Regs: Adoption of the Methodology for the HHS-Operated Permanent Risk Adjustment Program for the 2018 Benefit Year (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] CMS Issues Proposed Additional Rule to Address Risk Adjustment Program for the 2018 Benefit Year
Ask These Questions Before Hiring a TPA to Administer Your Health Plan
Ninth Circuit Affirms Denial of Motion to Compel Arbitration of ERISA Action
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS 2018 General Instructions for Certain Information Returns (Forms 1096, 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, and W-2G) (PDF)
Denial of Tuition Benefits Did Not Breach Fiduciary Duties Under Early Retirement Plan
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Publication 5308: Automated Enrollment for ACA Providers -- The Externals Guide (PDF)
Checklist for Strategic and Compliant Enrollment Communications (PDF)
Second Circuit Requires Reevaluation of ERISA Attorney Fee Judgment
[Official Guidance] Text of EBSA Request for Nominations to the 2019 ERISA Advisory Council
[Official Guidance] Text of Draft 2018 IRS Form 1095-A: Health Insurance Marketplace Statement (PDF)
Third Circuit Finds Anti-Assignment Provision Does Not Prevent the Grant of Power of Attorney
[Official Guidance] Text of CSR Reconciliation Discrepancy FAQ: Submission of Additional Claims for 2017 Benefit Jear After June 1 (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Memo: 2017 Risk Adjustment (RA) Final Rule -- Resumption of RA Operations (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] HHS Issues Regs to Resume Collections and Payments Under the Risk Adjustment Program
IRS Identifies Basic Security Safeguards to Enhance Cybersecurity
[Guidance Overview] CMS Issues New 2019 Guidance Documents for Insurers
How to Engage Your Millennial Employees in Health Benefits
Ninth Circuit Addresses Whether to Enforce an Agreement to Arbitrate ERISA Claims
Another District Court Denies Arbitration of ERISA Claims
IRO Barred from Litigating URAC's Revocation of External Review Accreditation
Social Security Administration to Notify Employers of Name/SSN Errors
Ninth Circuit Holds That Arbitration Agreement Does Not Extend to ERISA Fiduciary Breach Claims
Massachusetts Legislature Proposes Limited Relief for Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (EMAC) Supplemental Payments
Recent Observations on ACA Employer Mandate Enforcement
Tips for Successfully Arguing Against Attorney Fee Awards in ERISA Cases
Internal Statutes of Limitation Under ERISA (PDF)
Sixth Circuit Grants Benefits Based on SPD Language, Despite Exclusionary Clause in the Plan, on the Grounds of Equitable Estoppel
Why a 'Wrap' Plan Document? What Welfare Benefit Plan Sponsors Need to Know
[Guidance Overview] IRS Information Letter Addresses Employer Shared Responsibility and Coordination with Prevailing Wage Laws
Employee Benefits Apps Enhance the Employee Experience and Boost ROI
IRS Proposed Regs Modify Electronic Filing Requirement for Information Returns
Why It's Time to Put Social Media in Your Open Enrollment Strategy
Supreme Court Lets Stand Holding That Parties Under DOL Investigation Can Expressly Waive Time Limits on ERISA Claims
Michigan Repeals Health Insurance Claims Assessment Tax, Introduce More Limited Tax
Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You
House Subcommittee Examines State Efforts to Increase Transparency in Midst of Skyrocketing Health Care Costs
When It's Hard to Unplug, Employee Mental Health Suffers
New Colorado Data Privacy Requirements Apply to Organizations That Employ Workers in Colorado
[Guidance Overview] Group Health Plan PCORI Fees Due July 31
Cybersecurity Hot Topics for Closely Held Businesses (PDF)
[Official Guidance] System Validations for the 2017 MLR Reporting Year (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Annual Reporting Form Filing Instructions for the 2017 MLR Reporting Year (PDF)
IRS Doubles Down on Employer Mandate Enforcement (PDF)
ERISA Advisory Council to Meet August 14-16
Insurers Offer Tools to Dig Into Health Costs
 
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