March 2010 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

AP Benefit Advisors to Host Webinars on Health Care Reform

AP Benefit Advisors’ Compliance Chronicles: A Webinar on Health Care Reform – Your Timeline, Action Items and What Change means to you/your employees Tuesday, April 6, 2010 @ 10:00 a.m. EDT Click here to go to the webinar meeting site. Thursday, April 8, 2010 @ 2:00 p.m. EDT Click here to go to the webinar […]


Looming Medicare Pay Cuts May Be Unavoidable, Says AAFP

By John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media A leading primary care physicians association is warning its members that Congress, bogged down by partisan squabbling, may not be able to delay the 21.2% cuts to Medicare reimbursements that go into effect Thursday. “The physician payment extension has been caught up in much larger issues of unemployment insurance […]


PBM Compensation Reportable on Form 5500

Spencer’s Benefits Reports CCH® BENEFITS Welfare Plan Fees Paid To PBMs Are Reportable Direct Compensation For Form 5500 Schedule C In recently released Supplemental frequently-asked questions about the 2009 Schedule C, the DOL also stated that rebates or discounts that the PBM receives from drug makers are not reportable indirect compensation for Schedule C, unless […]