Employee Benefits Updates

By Caroline Smith, 06/12/2017
In Revenue Procedure 2017-36, the IRS announced that for plan years beginning in 2018, employer-sponsored health plan coverage will be considered affordable if the employee’s required contribution for self-only coverage does not exceed 9.56% of the employee’s household income for the year (down from...
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By Caroline Smith, 06/12/2017
Applies to: Self-Insured Health Plans, including HRAs & FSAs In Notice 2016-64, the IRS provided that the PCORI fee (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute fee) also called the CER fee (Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee) for plan years ending on or after October 1, 2016, and before October 1,...
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By Caroline Smith, 05/12/2017
With IRS Rev. Proc. 2017-37, the IRS provided several new increases to various categories that individuals and families may elect into a Health Savings Account (HSA) if they have a compatible High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). For 2018, the annual contribution limitation for a person with self-only coverage...
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By Caroline Smith, 05/09/2017
On May 4, 2017, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by a vote of 217 to 213. This was a big step for House Republicans in fulfilling President Trump’s campaign promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The bill must also pass in the Senate for it to become...
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By Caroline Smith, 04/03/2017
AssuredPartners has released its Compliance Observer Newsletter for thefirstquarter of 2017. This newsletter containsinformation on many employee benefits compliance issues. The followingarticles, information, and important reminders are contained inthis Newsletter: ACA Replacement Bill Withdrawn IRS To...
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