Healthcare Archives - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

HHS Completes Historic Price Transparency Initiative

Last week, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)/Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) along with the Departments of Labor and the Department of the Treasury issued a final rule on price transparency, helping to ensure every American knows how much their healthcare will cost in advance and allowing them to make fully […]

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IRS Offers Another Extension for 1094s and 1095s

IRS Offers Another Extension for 1094s and 1095s A   The IRS has, once again, come out with a holiday gift for employers. In the recently-released Notice 2019-63, the IRS provided additional reporting relief for employers for the 2019 calendar year. In short, the Notice provides: The due date to provide Forms 1095-C or 1095-B to […]

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HRCI & SHRM Pre-Approved Webinar | Association Health Plans – Is There a Pathway Forward?

For supporters of “Association Health Plans (AHPs),” it has been a year-and-a-half roller coaster. It all started with excitement over President Trump’s Executive Order in October 2017, culminating in proposed Department of Labor (DOL) regulations issued in January 2018. Once the DOL regulations were finalized in June 2018, a good number of organizations immediately took […]

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Reference Charts for ACA-Healthcare Reform, HSAs, FSAs and PCORI/CERF Fees

Healthcare Reform Timeline – Perpetual timeline of all healthcare reform updates from 2010 to 2020 (and 2022-when the Cadillac Tax is scheduled to “begin”). Consumer-Driven Healthcare Options – Medical Savings Account (MSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Savings Account (FSA) and Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) – descriptions, details, pros and cons of each plan type, […]

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Expect More When it Comes to Your Employee Benefits in 2017

It’s that time of year where you’ve either just finished up or are in the process of selecting your employee benefits during your company’s open enrollment; and it’s no secret that healthcare costs have been on the rise. The Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Education Trust 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey found that premiums for […]

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AP Benefit Advisors Webinar Series | Your Most Challenging 2017 Benefits & Compliance Questions Answered Live

Join AP Benefit Advisors’ General Counsel and VP of Compliance, Patrick Haynes, for this complimentary webinar as he reviews your submitted questions regarding today’s most pertinent benefits topics. Click the link below to submit your questions! All submissions will be collected and combined as best possible to ensure we provide a full, clear and precise […]

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Webinar Series: Final Regulations on 2010 PPACA Provisions

Join AP Benefit Advisors’ General Counsel and Vice President – Compliance, Patrick Haynes, for a complimentary webinar as he reviews PPACA Final Regulations on 2010 Provisions on Tuesday, December 8, from 12:00pm to 12:35pm EDT. Many employers are struggling to understand how these changes to their health plans will be implemented, what cost changes they […]

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