Americans take beating from Affordable Care Act (ACA) and IRS with loss of tax free health insurance premiums through employers

09-24-20013 By Ric Joyner Unbeknownst to most Americans struggling to pay for increasing health insurance costs, the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor and Health Continue Reading →

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Warning! Those that wanted to drop group insurance coverage and use a PRA or HRA to write individual coverage are dealt a blow in this notice. PRAs in Section 125 are now AFTER TAX versus PRE-TAX!

Warning! Those that wanted to drop group insurance coverage and use a Premium Reimbursement Arrangement (PRA) or Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) to write individual coverage Continue Reading →

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IRS Releases New HRA and FSA Guidance

Application of Market Reform and other Provisions of the Affordable Care Act to HRAs, Health FSAs, and Certain other Employer Healthcare Arrangements Notice 2013-54 I. Continue Reading →

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Provisions of HIPAA Final Regulations that may be of particular interest to group health plans include

EBIA Weekly 1/24/13 Privacy and Security Rule Modifications. — Business associates are directly subject to the security rule requirements (including administrative, physical, and technical safeguards, Continue Reading →

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