Compliance Is Important

Over the last decade employer health and welfare compliance has become more complex. The complexity exists at every level – Federal, State and in some state even at a local level. Look no further than the evolution of the Affordable Care Act and FMLA as an example.

JANUARY

  • Relief for Small Employers with HRAs Update on the Status of the ACA
  • Departments Issue 35th FAQ
  • Trump’s First Executive Order Addresses the ACA

FEBRUARY

  • DOL Penalties Increase for 2017 Medicare Part D – CMS Notification Reminder

MARCH

  • House Republicans Unveil ACA Repeal and Replace Legislation
  • GOP Pulls AHCA Before Vote

MAY

  • House Passes Bill to Repeal Obamacare 2018 Inflation Adjusted Amounts for HSAs
  • Recent Developments Regarding the Employer
  • Mandate
  • PCOR Fee Filing Reminder for Self-Insured Plans

JUNE

  • Potential HIPAA Privacy Concerns for Employers Offering Mobile Apps
  • New York Paid Family Leave
  • New York Paid Family Leave – Employee
  • Contribution Set!
  • New Fiduciary Rules Impact Some HSAs
  • San Francisco Paid Parental Leave Ordinance
  • Senate Releases Draft Reform Legislation
  • Republicans Delay a Vote on BCRA

JULY

  • Mental Health Parity: FAQ 38 New York Paid Family Leave – Final Regulations

AUGUST

  • California Limits Surprise Medical Bills Update-Employer Penalty and 1094-C1095-C
  • Reporting
  • DOL Sues Health Plan Alleging SPD and Wellness
  • Program Failures

SEPTEMBER

  • New York Paid Family Leave-Tax Guidance Issued
  • Cybersecurity Requirements for NY Licensed
  • Agents – Deadline for Exemption
  • Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Reminder

OCTOBER

  • New Executive Order and Insight on the Employer Mandate
  • Trump Halts Cost-Sharing Reductions
  • New Exemptions Affect Contraceptive Services
  • 2018 Cost of Living Adjustments
  • New York Stop-Loss Legislation Passed

NOVEMBER

  • IRS FAQs on Employer Penalty Payments
    Guidance Issued on QSEHRAs

DECEMBER

  • Received Letter 226J: Now What?
    Extension of Deadline for 2017 Forms 1095-C
  • Congress Passes Tax Reform Bill