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IRS Issues Final Regs on ICHRAs. Here’s What You Need to Know

The IRS has issued final regs that clarify the application of employer shared responsibility provisions under the ACA. The regs also address ICHRAs.
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The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) Helps Prevent Surprise Billing

Have you heard much about the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA)? The CAA provides relief to individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What Is “Transparency” of Health Care Coverage?

What Is “Transparency” of Health Care Coverage?

Many employers pride themselves on transparency about how and with whom they do business. "Transparency,” however, also applies to group health care plans.
COLAs Are Out for 2021’s Popular Fringe Benefits

COLAs Are Out for 2021’s Popular Fringe Benefits

The IRS released 2021 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for a variety of tax-related limits. These include those related to many popular fringe benefits.
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) For Your Small Business

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) For Your Small Business

Small business owners know the increasing cost of employee health care benefits. Employer-sponsored HSAs may provide some of these benefits and save money.
IRS Announces Max Dollar Amount for Excepted Benefit HRAs

IRS Announces Max Dollar Amount for Excepted Benefit HRAs

The IRS has news about HRAs! The 2021 inflation-adjusted max dollar amount for excepted benefit HRAs or other account-based group health plans is here.
Can Employers Provide Disaster Relief for COVID-19?

Can Employers Provide Disaster Relief for COVID-19?

Many employees have suffered financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, employers may consider disaster relief as a fringe benefit.
Will Your Organization Offer Affordable Health Insurance Next Year?

Will Your Organization Offer Affordable Health Insurance Next Year?

Time to review if your organization is an applicable large employer (ALE) under the ACA. If so, is your health insurance affordable under the law?