May 16, 2016

Compliance Recap: April 2016

March 31 was the first deadline relating to the IRS reporting of the employer shared responsibility provisions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and a quiet April was likely a welcome relief.
September 3, 2015

The Surprising Compliance Issues of High Deductible Health Plan/Health Savings Account Arrangements

As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) comes into complete fruition, many employers are offering to employees High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs) and facilitating the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Read more here...
March 23, 2015

Cost Sharing Limits Changing for 2016

In the Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016 Final Rule issued in February of 2015, federal agencies included a clarification that annual cost-sharing limitations for self-only coverage apply to all individuals, regardless of whether the individual is covered by a self-only plan or is covered by another kind of plan. Read more here...
June 20, 2014

Help Employees Watch for Hidden Medical Fees

As more and more Americans face high deductible health plans (HDHPs) and increased up-front out-of-pocket costs, it is more important than ever to closely monitor medical bills for errors
June 16, 2014

HDHP Use Doubles for Nonprofits

For many nonprofits, just having traditional medical coverage is so 2009. Consumer-driven plans, like HDHPs, are the new rage. Read full article...