Archive: compliance alert
- November 20, 2023
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations for the known limitations of a qualified applicant or employee due to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition.
- November 15, 2023
Although the end of the year is a busy time, employers should continue to prioritize compliance requirements for their employee benefit plans.
- November 14, 2023
This Compliance Overview explains key 2024 compliance deadlines for employer-sponsored group health plans. It also outlines group health plan notices employers must provide each year.
- November 13, 2023
Amid ongoing inflation pressures, employees and employers alike can expect their health care costs to increase in 2024.
- November 10, 2023
To prepare for 2024, employers should review these Affordable Care Act requirements and develop a compliance strategy.
- November 10, 2023
The IRS released Revenue Procedure 2023-34, which includes the inflation-adjusted limit for 2024 on employee salary reduction contributions to health FSAs.
- October 30, 2023
The IRS has issued Notice 2023-70 to increase the PCORI fee amount for plan years ending on or after Oct. 1, 2023.
- October 20, 2023
Federal agencies are gathering input from the public on requiring group health plans and health insurance issuers to cover OTC preventive products without cost sharing even when they are not prescribed by a health care provider.
- October 18, 2023
Beginning in 2024, group health plans and health insurance issuers must expand the internet-based price comparison tool they make available to participants, beneficiaries and enrollees so that it includes all covered items, services and drugs.
- October 16, 2023
The IRS has released draft instructions for 2023 Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting under Internal Revenue Code Sections 6055 and 6056.
- October 13, 2023
When a plan participant or beneficiary has Medicare and other health insurance, such as group health plan insurance, retiree coverage or Medicaid, there can often be confusion as to which insurance pays first on claims. Coordination of benefits (COB) rules, …
- October 12, 2023
Internal Revenue Code Section 129 allows employers to provide dependent care assistance benefits for their employees on a tax-free basis. These benefit plans are referred to as dependent care assistance programs (DCAPs) or dependent care flexible spending accounts.