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February Benefits Buzz

Reading Time: 1 minute Read about the Affordable Care Act reporting rules in Q1. Incentive limits for wellness programs are gone. Find out why!

Key HSA Features for 2019 Compliance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Companies and employees love their Health Savings Accounts, but they come with strict rules and limits. It can be difficult to keep up.

CMS Transparent Pricing Rules Are In Effect

Reading Time: 2 minutes January 1st, 2019, the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) rules went into effect require price transparency in hospital billing.

PCORI Fee Amount Adjusted for 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 5 minutes Musculoskeletal (MSK or MSD) procedures encompass 20% of all spend in an employer-sponsored health plan. Cutting waste in that is a big deal.