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Local Non-Profit Employer or Predatory Broker – Who Wins?

YOUR COMMUNITY IS AT RISK Recently, Wyn Williams and I met with a longstanding Local Non-Profit (LNP) in Arizona. This Non-Profit employer is currently self-funded and on an unbundled platform. They are represented by the largest employee benefits brokerage firm in the country. But as employer described the situation to Wyn and I, it became …

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Key HSA Features for 2019 Compliance

Key HSA Features for 2019 Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) allow individuals with high deducitble health plans to save money in a tax-advantaged medical savings account for their future health expenses. Because they’re such effective financial tools, they’re subject to strict rules and contribution limits. Our compliance release details everything you need to know about HSA …

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Proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020

ACA Compliance Bulletin The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published its proposed Notice of Benefits and Payment Parameters for 2020 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Standards in the rule include: Annual limitations on cost-sharing; Individual mandate’s affordability exemption; Direct enrollment in the Exchanges; and Special enrollment periods in the Exchanges. Download our …

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PCORI Fee Amount Adjusted for 2018

PCORI Fee Adjustments for 2018 On November 5th, 2018, the IRS increased the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee amount to $2.45 x (average number of lives covered) under Notice 2018-85. Note that: These PCROI fees do not apply for plan years ending on or after Oct. 1, 2019 PCORI fees must be paid in …

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Musculoskeletal Procedure Pricing

SILENT AND DEADLY WASTE WHY MUSCULOSKELETAL PROCEDURES ARE KILLING YOU AND HOW TO STOP IT Like zombies from the grave, your musculoskeletal procedures are killing you. Don’t let your bottom line suffer. Read this guide to learn how to stop it and reduce spend by as much as 10% annually.  Another one of your employees …

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The Opioid Crisis Wakeup Call

New book by Dave Chase documents the growing opioid crisis currently facing the United States. It is with great pleasure that we announce that Dave Chase, Co-Founder of Health Rosetta, has generously allowed us to distribute a free online copy of his new book “The Opioid Crisis Wake-Up Call” to our friends, clients, and connections. …

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IRS Q&A: INFORMATION REPORTING BY EMPLOYERS ON FORM 1094-C AND FORM 1095-C

The IRS released new Q&A’s. These Q&A’s provide additional information about completing Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C for calendar year 2017 that are to be filed in 2018. The Q&A’s may be used in conjunction with the Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, which provide detailed information about completing the forms. For information about the reporting requirements under section …

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