Employer-plan sponsors need to be ready to act as changes to the landscape of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) as applied to employer-sponsored group health plans are looming on the horizon. On January 20, 2017, President Trump […]
UPCOMING DEADLINES: (1) FORM W-2 REPORTING; AND (2) MEDICARE PART D NOTICES TO CMS Reminder: Form W-2 Reporting on Aggregate Cost of Employer Sponsored Coverage Unless subject to an exemption, employers must report the aggregate cost of employer-sponsored health coverage […]
As an employer, you are likely subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. But did you know that your group health plan may also be subject to similar nondiscrimination rules? Employers should carefully analyze whether and to what […]
The IRS has just released its 2017 annual inflation adjustments, in which it announced that the dollar limitation under Code section 125 on voluntary employee salary reductions for contribution to health flexible spending arrangements (health FSAs) is increasing to $2,600. […]
As previously reported, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) extended the deadline for Information Reporting under Internal Revenue Code sections 6055 and 6056 by two to three months. However, paper filing dates have now passed; and electronic filings are due by […]
The desire to offer a wellness program to employees may seem like a no-brainer. Why wouldn’t employers encourage their employees to adopt healthy lifestyles and thereby hopefully reduce the future medical claims and health insurance premiums of employer-sponsored medical plans?
Reminder: Plan Sponsors of Certain Applicable Self-Funded Health Plans Must Make PCORI Fee Payment By July 31, 2016 Please let this serve as a reminder that the PCORI fee is due by July 31st and must be reported
The Force is with you, Jedi health care workers! This infamous Star Wars theme headlined an annual health care presentation, sponsored by the McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation’s Business Partners in Health Committee.