EBIA Weekly Newsletter

HHS Finalizes 2019 Benefit and Payment Parameters and Extends Transition Policy Allowing Certain Noncompliant Policies


   April 19, 2018

PPACA; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019, 45 CFR Parts 147, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, and 158, 83 Fed. Reg. 16930 (Apr. 17, 2018); HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019 Fact Sheet (Apr. 9, 2018); Insurance Standards Bulletin Series—INFORMATION—Extension of Transitional Policy through 2019 (Apr. 9, 2018) Read More


Is Form 5500 Filing Required for Voluntary Employee-Pay-All Insurance?


   April 19, 2018

QUESTION: Employees at our company have the opportunity to purchase several types of voluntary supplemental insurance coverage through the workplace. Does the Form 5500 filed for our ERISA health and welfare plan need to include Schedule As for the supplemental coverage? ANSWER: Whether a Form 5500 is required depends on whether the coverage is considered … Read More


Register Today: EBIA Seminars in a City Near You!


   April 12, 2018

Join us this May or June in Boston, Minneapolis, Seattle, Dallas, or Chicago for intermediate-level EBIA Seminars covering ERISA, the ACA, cafeteria plans, HRAs & HSAs, wellness programs (new for 2018!), HIPAA, and COBRA. Attend all seven courses, or choose only the topics you need. All courses are taught by experienced … Read More