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COBRA Continuation and Medicare

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The relationship between COBRA continuation and Medicare can often cause confusion. At times Medicare entitlement (enrollment) can trigger a need to offer COBRA, but at other times it can trigger a termination of COBRA coverage. We hope this article provides some clarification.
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Categories: Uncategorized, Benefits in General, Compliance | Tags: Medicare , Medicare Entitlement , COBRA , Timing , Primary Payer , Secondary Payer , 18 months , 36 months
The IRS recently announced that on or around October 24, 2016, it will implement new identity authentication measures on its website (IRS.gov).
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Categories: Uncategorized | Tags: IRS , E-Services , Affordable Care Act , ACA
The Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued final regulations (“Final Rule”) expanding the categories of persons who may now be considered plan “fiduciaries,” by broadening the definition of what constitutes giving “investment advice” to plans, participants and beneficiaries with respect to plans that are subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”) and Section 4975 of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”). Importantly, the Final Rule also pulls within i...
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Categories: Uncategorized, Compliance | Tags: DOL , HSA

Introduction

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Hello and welcome to Employee Benefits Corporation's Compliance Blog!
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