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The IRS has relaxed PPACA’s $2500 HCFSA cap for non-calendar year HCFSAs

Yesterday the IRS provided some relief for non 1/1 HCFSA plans.   Under current law there is no dollar-limit-cap on HCFSAs.  However, since HCFSAs contain a “uniform coverage provision”, meaning that the entire annual election is made available on the first day of the plan year, employers self-regulate their HCFSAs caps.  Employers that are worried about […]

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IRS Releases 2013 HSA Limits

Breaking news!   The Internal Revenue Service has just released the 2013 cost-of-living-adjusted HSA limits.  The following takes effect for calendar year 2013. Annual contribution limits $150 increase (EE Only): The annual limitation on deductions for an individual with employee-only coverage under a high deductible health plan (HDHP) is $3,250 — up $150 from 2012. $200 […]

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HHS Issues Final Rule for PPACA Medical Loss Ratio Rebates

On December 2, 2011, HHS and CMS (the Departments of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) released new final rules that addresses an assortment of issues with respect to the PPACA medical loss ratio (MLR) requirements.  In conjunction with the new rules, the DOL (Department of Labor) has issued […]

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IRS Issues Additional/Revised Guidance on W-2 Reporting of Health Benefits

With the release of Notice 2012-9, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has given more advice about how employers, benefit plan administrators and others should go about applying the new Form W-2 health benefits cost reporting requirements that were mandated by PPACA.  This latest guidance (23 pages) updates, expands and replaces prior IRS Notices 2010-69 and […]

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Open Enrollment Effectiveness & Compliance Slides

We recently hosed an educational webinar conducting a “Postmortem” of 2012 Open Enrollment effectiveness and compliance strategies. Expert speaker, Attorney Patrick Haynes reviewed Communication and Enrollment strategies and walked Employers and Plan Sponsors through a checklist of Open Enrollment and compliance requirements. The webinar covered a variety of important issues, including: * Required ERISA, PPACA, […]

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New W-2 Reporting Webinar Slides Now Available

Slides are now available from our recent web seminar, which covered a variety of important compliance details including: * Which employers are included and when will they be subject to these reporting requirements? * What types of health care coverage must be included and reported on Form W-2? * What amounts of imputed income for […]

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