Guidance Issued on QSEHRAs

The IRS recently issued Notice 2017-67 which provides guidance related to the administration of Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements (QSEHRAs).

IRS FAQs on 2015 Employer Penalty Payments

Recently, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued additional FAQs regarding the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment (an assessment under the employer mandate).

New York Stop-Loss Legislation Passed

Governor Cuomo recently signed Assembly Bill A8264 into law, allowing employers having 1-100 employees to continue to purchase stop-loss coverage, catastrophic insurance and reinsurance coverage through December 31, 2019.

2018 Cost of Living Adjustments

On October 19, 2017, the IRS released cost of living adjustments for 2018 under various provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code). Some of these adjustments may affect your employee benefit plans.

New Exemptions Affect Contraceptive Services

On October 6, 2017, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury (the Departments) released final, interim regulations allowing non-governmental employers, institutions of higher education, and individuals with religious or moral objections to cease coverage for some, or all, contraceptive services.

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Health Reform Calculators

Health Reform Calculators

We have prepared two distinct tools to enable you to quickly assess whether you are eligible for a tax credit as a small employer under the ACA, and whether you have exposure to the penalties associated with the employer mandate.

Tax Calculator & Risk Assessment

 

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