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Health Care Reform
On Sep. 11, 2018, CMS issued Technical Guidance 01-2018, which updated the requirements for group health plans and health insurance issuers that are subject to the HHS-administered federal external review process. As background, non-grandfathered group health plans and health insurance issuers offering…Read More »
On Sept. 10, 2018, the IRS released a draft version of the instructions for Forms 1094-B and 1095-B, which are used by insurers and small self-insured employers to report that they offered MEC . These instructions are largely unchanged from the 2017…Read More »
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 »