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Compliance Buzz will include comprehensive and practical updates on legislative, regulatory and court developments affecting employee benefit plans. The blog will also contain coverage on issues that impact benefits in general, and in particular, health care reform.
By Compliance on 10/1/2014 12:40 PM

CMS Q&A clarifies that an employer does not need a health plan identifier (HPID) for its health FSA or integrated HRA.

By Compliance on 9/23/2014 9:13 AM

IRS Notice 2014-55 provides for permitted election changes allowing employees to drop an employer’s group health plan in order to purchase other coverage in two situations.

By Compliance on 9/19/2014 9:00 AM

The IRS has adjusted the PCOR fee from $2 per covered life to $2.08 for plan years that end on or after 10/1/14 through 9/30/15.

By Compliance on 9/16/2014 7:47 AM

Employers that sponsor an HRA that provides minimum essential coverage (MEC) that is not integrated with the employer’s group health plan must report that coverage to the covered individuals on the plan and to the IRS in early 2016 for coverage provided in 2015 under Code Section 6055 reporting.

By Compliance on 9/12/2014 2:40 PM

Deadline to update business associate agreements (BAAs) for some plans is September 23. 2014.



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HPID Not Needed for Health FSA and Most HRAs (10/1/14)
Enrollment Specialist - 1046
PCOR Fee Adjusted to $2.08 from $2 (9/19/14)
Some HRAs Subject to Employer 6055 Reporting (9/16/14)
HIPAA BAAs May Need Updating (9/12/14)
Participant Services Specialist I-1045
Senior Client Service Consultant - 1043


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