ComplianceMnthlyRecap MH 5.16.22

IRS Releases Indexed PCORI Fee

Posted by: Karen Hsu    Jan 10, 2019 12:00:00 PM

shutterstock_579202048The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a fee on insurers of certain fully insured plans and plan sponsors of certain self-funded plans to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The PCORI fee is due by July 31 of the year following the calendar year in which the plan or policy year ends.

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Topics: ACA, IRS, PCORI Fee

Do You Know Who Your Primary Care Physician Is? Well, You Should.

Posted by: Elizabeth Kay    Aug 30, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Doctor and patientThe Affordable Care Act (ACA) has brought about many changes to the health insurance industry. As we are now in the sixth year of implementation of the Act, we are seeing more changes coming just around the corner.

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ACA Penalties and Taxes and Fees — Oh My!

Posted by: Bill Olson    Jan 28, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Man looking at blackboardEmployers breathed a sign of relief when the looming Cadillac tax was delayed. But are you subject to other fees and penalties under the ACA? The ACA has introduced a multitude of new fees that employers must pay, in addition to penalties for non-compliance with employer shared responsibility rules. These dollar amounts change annually, as does the percentage amount used to calculate affordability in relation to the ACA. UBA’s new ACA Advisor, “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Fees, Penalties” gives a quick reference summary of the key 2015 and 2016 fees and penalties associated with the ACA.

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Topics: ACA, Transitional Reinsurance Fee, Cadillac Tax, minimum essential coverage, Affordable Care Act, PCORI Fee, ACA penalties

Transitional Reinsurance Fee for Self-funded Group Health Plans

Posted by: Jennifer Stanley    Oct 27, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Transitional Reinsurance FeeThe Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) established the Transitional Reinsurance Program to help stabilize premiums in the individual private and public marketplaces. The Transitional Reinsurance Fee (TRF) applies to fully insured and self-funded major medical plans for 2014, 2015, and 2016, regardless of the policy or plan year. Insurers of fully insured major medical plans and sponsors of self-funded major medical plans are responsible for filing and submitting contributions for the Transitional Reinsurance Program.

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Topics: ACA, TRF, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Transitional Reinsurance Fee, Jennifer Kupper, self funded health plans, Group health plans, PCORI Fee, Transitional Reinsurance Program