United Benefit Advisors Insight and Analysis Blog

Gift for Employers: Cadillac Tax Delayed

Posted by: Danielle Capilla    Dec 30, 2015 12:00:00 PM

President Obama has signed the omnibus legislation that includes the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2016 and a tax extenders package. The agreement will keep the federal government running through September 2016. Within the legislation is language that significantly impacts provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), largely through delays of upcoming taxes.

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Topics: employers, delay, Cadillac Tax, Consolidated Appropriations Act

Requirement to Obtain a Health Plan Identifier (HPID) Delayed

Posted by: Linda Rowings    Nov 6, 2014 8:42:00 AM

On Friday, October 31, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) quietly updated its Health Plan Identifier information page to delay the requirement that insurance carriers and self-funded health plans obtain a health plan identifier (HPID). The delay is in effect until further notice.

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Topics: Linda Rowings, HPID, Health Plan Identifier, delay