Posted December 6th, 2023 in Employers, Employees

The reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are quickly approaching. Employers subject to the Employer Mandate should prepare to submit Forms 1094-C/1095-C to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by April 1, 2024. Employers not subject to the Employer Mandate but who offer a self-funded plan, including level funded plans and Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangements (ICHRAs) should be prepared to submit Forms 1094-B/1095-B to the IRS by this same date.

Posted May 17th, 2023 in

“Mini-COBRA” is a term commonly used for states that have passed a law to require continuation of coverage rights for group insurance plans that are regulated by the state. Most commonly, Mini-COBRA applies to fully insured medical plans and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs). A handful of states also extend continuation of coverage rights to fully insured dental and/or vision plans, and one state (Minnesota) extends continuation of coverage rights to group term life insurance.

Posted November 13th, 2013 in Producers, Employers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced that self-funded health plans will be exempt from the reinsurance fees after the first year. The recent announcement is expected to be published in a forthcoming document with other rule modifications. 

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