Monthly Archives: December 2017

Legal Alert: Court Vacates EEOC’s Wellness Program Incentives Rules Effective January 1, 2019

In an opinion dated December 20, 2017, in American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) v. EEOC, the federal court in the District of Columbia vacated, effective January 1, 2019, the portions of the final regulations that the EEOC issued last … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, Employee Benefits Consulting, Human Capital Management, Wellness |

Legal Alert: IRS Extends Deadline for Furnishing Forms 1095, Extends Good Faith Transition Relief

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Notice 2018-6, extending the deadline for furnishing Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to individuals from January 31, 2018 to March 2, 2018, as well as penalty relief for good-faith reporting errors. The due date … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Benefits Consulting, Compliance, Employee Benefits |

2017 Compliance Year End Review – What to Expect in 2018

2017 has been a very interesting year in regards to politics and economics. Early in the year, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. That in and of itself has provided enough material to … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Benefits Administration, Benefits Advisor, Benefits Consulting, Compliance, Employee Benefits |

2018 Healthcare Forecast

I keep searching for a crystal ball that provides a clear vision into the cloudy future of the healthcare industry; but no luck so far.  However, here are a few things to consider: CVS Health to Buy Aetna? Well, that … Continue reading

Posted in Benefits Administration, Benefits Advisor, Employee Benefits, Employer Mandate, Health Care Reform |