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Affordable Care Act and Beyond

D. Finn Pressly

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IRS Finalizes Affordable Care Act Reporting Relief

Posted in Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation, Health Plans, Healthcare, Healthcare Providers / Suppliers
Since the inception of the annual reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act for Forms 1094 and 1095, the IRS has been annually extending the deadline for employers to distribute those reports to individuals. In line with prior guidance, the IRS has now issued final regulations that provide for a permanent, automatic 30-day reporting deadline [&hellip… Continue Reading »

Last-Minute Reprieve for HSA-Compatible Telehealth Benefits

Posted in Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), Health Plans, Legislation
With little time to spare before the provisions expired, Congress has extended, and President Biden is set to sign into law, an important safe harbor that allows plan sponsors to continue offering reduced-cost telehealth services without disrupting the ability to contribute to health savings accounts (HSAs). The extension is part of the $1.7 trillion Consolidated [&hellip… Continue Reading »

Dispute Resolution Process is Modified Under the CAA’s No Surprise Billing Rules

Posted in Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), Health Plans, Healthcare Providers / Suppliers
Summary The Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health & Human Services have finalized regulations regarding the dispute resolution process implemented under the No Surprise Billing Rules in the Consolidated Appropriations Act. The Departments also have issued important FAQ guidance that addresses many other elements of the No Surprise Billing Rules. The Upshot The new final [&hellip… Continue Reading »