March 2011 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

DOL's Employee Benefits Security Administration Updates

The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration has updated its web site with the following: The first annual report on self-insured group health plans, available at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/healthreform/#5 2011 Report (18 pages):  http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/ACAReportToCongress032811.pdf Appendix A (40 pages):  http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/ACA-ARC2011.pdf Appendix B (30 pages):  http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/ACASelfFundedHealthPlansReport032811.pdf Fact Sheet on Definition of the Term “Fiduciary”, available at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/newsroom/fsfiduciary.html Taking […]

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Government sponsored long-term care insurance – The CLASS Program

Clients and Friends continue to ask us if the Federal CLASS program is underway, or ready. Are there details? When will we know something? Well HHS has heard you. The Department of Health and Human Services’ AOA (Administration on Aging) has established the Office of Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS Office), under the […]

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More on Health Care Reform Timelines

If you want to see 10 pages of health reform in a 1 page timeline (well, 1 page for Employers and 1 page for Employees) then please visit our website (www.apbenefitadvisors.com). But, if you are looking for details specific to just a certain year or plan, then you can’t do better than this implementation timeline […]

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