Proposed Rules Address Prescription Drug Pricing

Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a proposed rule to lower prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket costs by encouraging manufacturers to pass discounts directly to patients and bring new transparency to prescription drug markets. Please note, nothing has changed yet, as this is only a proposed rule. Even if finalized in its current…

Compliance HCR Alert: Cadillac Plan Tax Officially DELAYED

The Cadillac Plan tax is a 40% non-deductible excise tax on the value of employer-sponsored health insurance coverage that exceeds $10,200 for self-only coverage and $27,500 for coverage other than self-only (e.g., family coverage).  It has been officially delayed for two years (until January 1, 2020).  Additionally, the following have been approved: Permits a tax…