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Revised Form 720 for PCOR Fee Payment

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The IRS has revised Form 720 and the instructions to incorporate the reporting and payment of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) fee by July 31, 2014 for plan years that ended in 2013.
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Categories: Health Care Reform, Benefits in General, Compliance | Tags: PCOR Fee , TR Fee
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced, in a short Q&A document, how payments will be reported and collected for the Transitional Reinsurance (TR) Program.
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Categories: Health Care Reform, Compliance | Tags: TR Fee , Reinsurance , ACA
As we reported, last September the regulators issued guidance that employers cannot reimburse or pay the premiums for an individual health plan on a pre-tax basis for their employees, spouses or dependents.
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Categories: | Tags: Individual , Insurance , HRA , FSA
As we reported in February, the IRS provided final regulations for implementing the Employer Shared Responsibility (aka Play-or-Pay) provisions of the Affordable Care Act beginning in 2015.
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Categories: Health Care Reform, Benefits in General, Compliance | Tags: Employer , Play or Pay , Play or Pay Penalty , Relief
Last week, we wrote about the release of two revised model COBRA notices from the Department of Labor.
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Categories: Health Care Reform, Benefits in General, Compliance | Tags: COBRA

COBRA Notices and Marketplace Coverage

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On Friday, May 2, 2014, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a revised Initial (General) Notice and Election Notice for employers and COBRA administrators to use or revise for communication of COBRA rights to qualified beneficiaries (QBs).
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Categories: Health Care Reform, Benefits in General, Compliance, Health Care in General | Tags: COBRA