The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires health insurance issuers and sponsors of self-insured health plans to pay Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute fees (PCORI fees). The fees are reported and paid annually using IRS Form 720 (Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return). Download NowRead more
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule regarding overtime wage payment qualifications for the “white collar exemptions” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Employers will need to comply with this rule by Dec. 1, 2016. Download NowRead more
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a sample notice to help employers comply with new rules on workplace wellness programs. On May 16, 2016, the EEOC issued a final rule that describes how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to employer sponsored wellness programs that ask questions about employees’ health or include…Read more
On May 13, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) regarding nondiscrimination in federally funded health programs. Download NowRead more
On April 4, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that will require employers to provide paid family leave benefits to eligible employees as part of the state’s disability insurance program. Download NowRead more
On Dec. 28, 2015, the IRS issued Notice 2016-4, which extended the deadlines for 2015 ACA reporting under Sections 6055 and 6056.