November 2018 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

AssuredPartners HRCI & SHRM Pre-Approved Webinar | Let’s Wrap This Up! Understanding the Basics of Health & Welfare Plan Document Requirements

Does your company’s health and welfare plans each have their own plan document and SPD, or are all of your benefits wrapped together under one plan? Do your benefit plan documents and SPDs include the required language under ERISA and other federal laws, or are you relying on the certificates, policies and benefit summaries provided […]

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IRS Announces 2019 Contribution Limits for Health Care FSAs and Qualified Transportation Plans

Today, the Internal Revenue Service announced the tax year 2019 annual inflation adjustments for more than 60 tax provisions, including the tax rate schedules and other tax changes (generally referred to as cost-of-living increases).  Revenue Procedure 2018-57 provides details about these annual adjustments. The 2019 tax items of greatest interest to our clients that are […]

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Small & Large Employer Health Reform Checklists

Employers that offer health care coverage to employees are responsible for complying with many of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Most health reform changes apply regardless of the employer’s size, but some changes apply only to small employers and other changes apply only to large employers. Even employers that do not offer […]

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PCORI Fees Last Installment

Applies to: Self-Insured Health Plans, including HRAs & FSAs Employers who sponsor self-insured health plans must pay their annual Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees by July 31st! PCORI fees are reported and paid annually using IRS Form 720 (Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return). The applicable PCORI fee you pay each July is based on […]

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