On October 15, 2021, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) renewed the COVID-19 pandemic Public Health Emergency, effective October 18, 2021. This will once again extend the Public
If insurance carriers are not able to satisfy certain medical loss ratio (“MLR”) thresholds, rebates are available to employers in the form of a premium credit or check by September 30th each year.
As the 2022 open enrollment season is quickly approaching, many business owners are beginning to turn their attention to forecasting insurance premium adjustments for budgeting purposes. Of course,
Employee Benefits: Current Trends and Developments
The Departments have jointly released a new FAQ regarding preventive care services and coverage for pre-exposure prophylaxis (“PrEP”).
Soaring inflationary pressures and mounting recession fears have combined with pandemic and employment concerns to create a heightened level of financial stress among employees. For employers, this
The Internal Revenue Service recently released final regulations with respect to ACA reporting requirements. These rules are substantially similar to the proposed rule issued in November last year.
The House recently passed a funding bill that includes a two-year extension on telehealth relief for high deductible health plans offered with health savings accounts.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 imposes new reporting requirements related to pharmacy benefits and prescription drug costs that apply to group health plans and health insurance issuers. On
Individual Coverage HRA Plan (ICHRA)