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03/07/19

FSA/HRA Reimbursement Request Deadline is March 31

A few reminders for MedBen clients who offer flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and/or health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) to their plan members: For most FSA and HRA plans that have a January effective date, March 31, 2019 is the final day of… more »

02/08/19

  08:53:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 158 words,  
Categories: Health Care Reform, IRS, Compliance, Affordable Care Act

Despite Shutdown, ACA Reporting Deadlines Still Apply

Following the recent government shutdown, the question has arisen, "Have the IRS filing deadlines changed for my Employer Shared Responsibility Provision reporting?" The answer, regretfully: "No." The health coverage data you collected during 2018 must… more »

01/11/19

Spousal Coverage Limitations a Smart Strategy

The latest Employee Benefits Survey by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) revealed that just one in five employers (20.1%) use spousal surcharges or carve-outs for health care coverage when other employer-provided health… more »

10/30/18

Proposed Regulations Would Again Allow Stand-Alone HRAs

On October 23, the Department of Labor (DOL), Treasury Department and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released proposed regulations which will expand the use of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) by employers. If approved as written,… more »