Cross-plan offsetting is a common practice among insurance carriers and third-party administrators (TPAs) that can put employers at risk.
Under federal rules, health plan sponsors are required to notify their Medicare-enrolled participants and dependents on at least an annual basis concerning the “creditable” or “noncreditable” nature of the group health plan’s prescription drug coverage.
The commonwealth of Massachusetts announced the employer and employee contribution rates that will apply beginning on July 1, 2019, to finance the state’s paid family leave law.
The Department of Labor recently finalized regulations containing civil penalty inflation adjustments for 2019 in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015.
The 2018 Form 8994: Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave, may be filed by employers who wish to take a tax credit for payments made to employees under a qualified paid family and medical leave program.
A recently released information letter from the US Department of Labor (DOL) raises an arcane issue around wage withholding laws.
The federal trial court judge who last month struck down the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, and then proceeded to strike the entire ACA, ruled on Sunday that the law remains in effect pending appeal.
For employers in five states, the Trump administration rules about the ACA contraceptive mandate that were set to take effect in 2019 and that allowed more employers to opt out, will be put on hold.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed to eliminate the requirement that health plans obtain a HPID for purposes of transmitting HIPAA-governed electronic data.
Recent litigation involving workplace wellness programs provides important reminders about how these programs should be structured and administered.
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The health flexible spending limit (FSA) increased from $2,650 to $2,700 for 2019, but open enrollment is over for most employers. What should employers do?
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The once-dead health insurance responsibility disclosure (HIRD) form for Massachusetts employers has been resurrected in time for the flurry of end-of-year reporting requirements.