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10/17 ACA Update: Latest FAQ Guidance and 2015 Action Items
Read the latest FAQ guidance on ACA cost-sharing rules and reference-based pricing. This Compliance Alert also reviews 2015 ACA action items for employers, plans and carriers, and provides a table of 2015 benefit plan limits.
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10/2 New HPID and Excepted Benefits Guidance
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently issued FAQs on how to obtain a health plan identifier (HPID). In addition, final regulations were also recently released on the definition of excepted benefits.
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9/22 New Guidance on Cafeteria Plans, Measurement Periods, and PCORI fees
The IRS recently released Notices 2014-49, 2014-55, and 2014-56, all of which directly impact employer obligations under the ACA.
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