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Section 1557 Rule on the Horizon; Focus on Employer Mandate
Making Dependent Verification More Than a One-and-Done Project
Seventh Circuit to Plan Participants: File Suit Immediately or Lose De Novo Review
Does a Change to a Group Health Plan's Employee Contribution Create a Change in Status Opportunity?
[Guidance Overview] New 2018 Federal Poverty Guidelines Affect ACA Safe Harbor
[Official Guidance] Text of 2018 IRS Form 8963: Report of Health Insurance Provider Information (PDF)
IRS Updates Publication 974 (Premium Tax Credit) to Address QSEHRAs
[Guidance Overview] Going Up But Never Down: 2018 ERISA Penalties
[Guidance Overview] New DOL Regs Require Changes to Plan Claims Procedures
[Guidance Overview] Four Items to Consider in Light of IRS Letter 226J
2017 in Review: ERISA Guidance and Enforcement (PDF)
Fifth Circuit Reverses District Court Health Plan Fraud Decision
California Regulators to Investigate Aetna's Medical Coverage Decisions
Plan Limitations Period That Was Not Disclosed in Benefit Denial Letter Is Unenforceable
The Educated Fiduciary: How to Up Your Game
[Guidance Overview] No Further Delays for Enhanced Disability Claims Procedures
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Q&As on Information Reporting by Health Coverage Providers (Section 6055)
[Official Guidance] Text of 2017 DOL Form M-1: Report for Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs) (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] 2017 IRS Publication 974: Premium Tax Credit (PDF)
Tax Bill Affects ERISA Settlements
National ACA Marketplace Signups Dipped a Modest 3.7 Percent This Year
[Guidance Overview] Potential 'Gotchas' with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
[Official Guidance] IRS Q&As: Information Reporting by Employers on Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C
[Official Guidance] IRS Q&A: Corrected, Incorrect or Voided Forms 1095-A
Annual Reminder to Submit Creditable Coverage Disclosures to CMS by March 1
[Guidance Overview] Text of IRS Fact Sheet: Individual Shared Responsibility Provision (Section 5000A) Return Preparer Best Practices (PDF)
Steps for Making Employee Benefits a Year-Round Conversation
ACA Cadillac Tax Delayed by Two More Years
The CHIP Extension: Potential Impacts for Employers
[Opinion] Text of Comment Letters to DOL on Proposed Regs Defining 'Employer' Under Section 3(5) of ERISA: Association Health Plans
Massachusetts Issues Employer Assessment Regs
[Guidance Overview] IRS Q&As on 2017 Moratorium for Health Insurance Provider Fee
Federal Courts in Tennessee: Claimants and Administrators Must See the Administrative Process All the Way Through
Employee Benefits Changes in 2018
[Guidance Overview] Massachusetts Issues Employer Assessment Regs
[Guidance Overview] New Disability Claims Procedure Rules Take Effect April 1 (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] 2017 Year in Review, Plus What Lies Ahead in 2018 (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of Instructions for IRS Form 2848: Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative (PDF)
Apple Adds Medical Records Feature for iPhone
For Benefit Platforms, Employers Pick User Experience Over Cost
2018 Healthcare Trends
DOL Announces April 1, 2018 Applicability Date for Disability Benefit Claims Procedures
Implications of the New Tax Law for Employee Benefit Plan Sponsors
Cadillac Tax Delayed to 2022 in Budget Deal
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM FEHB Program Carrier Letter 2018-01: Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Call Letter (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Good News for Employers: Continuing Resolution Provisions That Will Affect Employer-Sponsored Group Health Plans
How the ACA Individual Mandate Repeal Can Impact Reporting and Plan Design Requirements
Squash Health Plan 'Buyer's Remorse' Before It Starts
[Guidance Overview] New York Paid Family Leave Is Now in Effect
CMS Posts New Info on Role of Agents and Brokers in 2018 Open Enrollment
[Guidance Overview] Disaster Area Tax Relief Does Not Extend to ACA Reporting
Questions Employees Are Still Asking About ACA 1095s
[Guidance Overview] DOL Changes Disability Claims and Appeals Regs
Supreme Court Again Denies Review of ERISA Forum Selection Clauses
[Guidance Overview] IRS Provides Guidance on Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements
[Official Guidance] Text of 2017 IRS Instructions for Form 8889: Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) (PDF)
A Game Plan for Employers Facing Possible ACA Penalties
[Guidance Overview] No More Delays! DOL Says New Disability Claims Rules Take Effect April´┐Ż2
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Disaster Relief CA-2018-01, for Victims of Wildfires, Flooding, Mudflows and Debris Flows in California
[Guidance Overview] Massachusetts to (Again) Require Health Care Reporting by Employers

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