PCOR Fee Due July 31

Reminder: The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) filing deadline is July 31, 2017 for all self-funded medical plans and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) for plan years ending in 2016. View USI’s outline of plan years and associated amounts.

ACA FAQ 37 Clarifies HRA Rules

The Departments of Labor, the Treasury, and Health and Human Services (collectively, the Departments) released Affordable Care Act (ACA) FAQ 37 last week, providing further clarification as to how a “family HRA” (health reimbursement arrangement) can reimburse expenses of family members and remain integrated with group health plan coverage. Specifically: The guidance clarifies that expenses…

USI Northeast to Present Compliance Roundup Webinar January 27

Join USI Northeast for a FREE, informational webinar relating to recent compliance updates.  The webinar will focus on: Annual limits Dept. of Labor frequently asked questions (FAQ) 35, which addresses special enrollment for group health plans, coverage of preventive services under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements Internal Revenue…