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Applicable large employers (ALEs) with 50 or more full-time employees including equivalents (FTEs) in 2014 must comply with Section 6056 reporting. ALEs must complete and distribute a Form 1095-C to full-time employees by March 31, 2016. The forms may be mailed, electronically…Read More »
Deadline Approaching to Submit Medicare Part D Creditable/Non-creditable Coverage Notice to CMS
As a reminder, group health plan sponsors that provide prescription drug coverage to Medicare Part D eligible individuals must disclose to CMS on an annual basis whether the coverage qualifies as creditable or non-creditable no later than 60 days after the beginning…Read More »
As a result of IRS Revenue Ruling 2014-32, effective Jan. 1, 2016, cash reimbursement is not permitted in geographic areas where terminal-restricted debit cards are readily available. If cash reimbursement is provided in such situations, the value would be included in the…Read More »
The EEOC has extended the deadline for comments on its proposed rule, published Oct. 30, 2015, regarding GINA and employer wellness programs, to Jan. 28, 2016. Previously the deadline for comments on the proposed rule was Dec. 29, 2015.Read More »