May 2023

Health Care Spending Returned to Pre-pandemic Levels in 2021   DOL Issues New Model FMLA Poster   Prescription Drug Report Is Due by June 1, 2023   End of COVID-19 National Emergency Impacts Health Plan Deadlines     Health Care Spending Returned to Pre-pandemic Levels…

February 2023

Congress Extends Telehealth Relief for HDHPs   Upcoming ACA Reporting Deadlines   Attraction and Retention Trends and What They Mean   Congress Extends Telehealth Relief for HDHPs The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (CAA) extends the ability of high deductible health plans (HDHPs) to provide benefits…

December 2022

Prescription Drug Reporting Due by Dec. 27, 2022   Employee Benefit Plan Limits Increase for 2023   Prescription Drug Reporting Due by Dec. 27, 2022 A new transparency provision requires employer-sponsored health plans and health insurance issuers to annually report information about prescription drugs and…

November 2022

IRS Changes Family Coverage Affordability Rules   Health FSA Limit Will Increase for 2023   Prescription Drug Reporting Due by Dec. 27, 2022   Employee Leave for Voting During Elections   IRS Changes Family Coverage Affordability Rules On Oct. 11, 2022, the IRS released a…

October 2022

New Guidance on Health Care Transparency   October 2022 Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month   Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefit Limits to Increase in 2023   New Guidance on Health Care Transparency On Aug. 19, 2022, federal agencies released a final rule and FAQs regarding the…

September 2022

ACA Pay or Play Penalties Increase for 2023   Inflation Reduction Act Contains Health Reforms   Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before Oct. 15, 2022   4 Tips for Managing Employees During the Great Reshuffle   ACA Pay or Play Penalties Increase for 2023…

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Take the Community Hospital Insurance Coalition (CHIC) for example. With our expert support and management, more than 30 rural hospitals who have come together to own this medical stop-loss reinsurance company. They are paying less for their insurance, improving benefits program performance, and receiving their share of a significant annual surplus cash distribution (~$2.5 million since inception in 2018).