From policy reminders to breaking news on the federal and state level, we keep our clients and partners updated on the topics that matter in healthcare, wellness and employee benefits.
Health Care Reform
On Aug. 1, 2018, the DOL, HHS and Department of the Treasury (the Departments) issued a final rule related to short-term, limited-duration coverage. The rule finalizes the proposed rule, issued in February 2018, with some modification. The issuance of the rules was…Read More »
On July 3, 2018, the IRS released draft versions of the 2018 informational reporting forms that insurers and self-insured employers will use to satisfy their obligations under IRC Section 6055. In addition, on July 11, 2018 the IRS released 2018 draft versions…Read More »
CMS has imposed a new reporting requirement on employers who sponsor wraparound coverage. Few employers will be impacted by the new requirement as wraparound coverage is a specific type of coverage that is rarely offered. As background, wraparound coverage was introduced in…Read More »
IRS Releases Proposed Regulations to Expand Mandatory Electronic Filing of Information Returns
On May 31, 2018, the IRS released proposed regulations to significantly expand mandatory electronic filing of most ACA information returns. As background, employers filing 250 or more information returns during a single calendar year are required to file electronically, but currently, the…Read More »