Does shortening the section 125 plan year to Dec 1 to avoid 1-1 start of ACA qualify for a “business reason” ?

Question came in CEBS list serve today.:   With a current Section 125 Plan year running 1-1 through 12-31. IRS Regulations indicate a Short Plan Continue Reading →

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HHS Proposes Clarifications for Market Reform Regulations and New Exchange-Related Obligations But Leaves Key Questions Unanswered

© 2013 McDermott Will & Emery June 21, 2013             The proposed rule imposes new requirements on health insurance issuers offering Qualified Health Plans through Continue Reading →

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Agencies Release Final Rule on Cost-Sharing Limitations and Minimum Plan Value Calculations in Conjunction with Essential Health Benefits

From SIIA.org used with permission today at 3.47pm. To join SIIA.org go here: http://www.siia.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=4399   Agencies Release Final Rule on Cost-Sharing Limitations and Minimum Plan Continue Reading →

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Business Associate Contracts SAMPLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT PROVISIONS (Published January 25, 2013)

Introduction A “business associate” is a person or entity, other than a member of the workforce of a covered entity, who performs functions or activities Continue Reading →

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HHS releases proposed ACA insurance regulations

Modern Health Care Article By Jessica Zigmond Posted: November 20, 2012 – 12:30 pm ET Tags: Healthcare Reform, Insurance, Payers, U.S. Dept. of Health and Continue Reading →

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HHS Issues Health Care Exchange Rules

March 12, 2012   By Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services has issued the final regulations Continue Reading →

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