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The CARES Act and Your Employee Benefit Plans

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) was signed into law on March 27, 2020. It is a massive bill of over 880 pages intended to help Americans during…
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Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) Updates

We would like to continue to pass along useful information to you as it relates to the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act. The regulations that are coming out continue to…
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CMS Releases Proposed Rule on Civil Monetary Penalties for Medicare Secondary Payer Reporting Failures

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule and fact sheet on calculating and imposing civil monetary penalties (CMPs) when a group health plan fails to comply with Section 111 Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) reporting …

Family First Coronavirus Response Act

In response to the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), President Trump signed the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (Act) on March 18, 2020. The Act is an economic…
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CMS Releases Updated Premium Assistance under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Model Notice

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an updated Premium Assistance Under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) model notice.

IRS Releases Final ACA Reporting Instructions and Forms for 2019 and Provides Penalty Relief and Deadline Extension

IRS Releases Final ACA Reporting Instructions and Forms for 2019 and Provides Penalty Relief and Deadline Extension

FDA Releases Proposed Rule on the Importation of Certain Drugs from Canada

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a proposed rule on the importation of certain drugs from Canada.

Status of Court Case Challenging ACA Constitutionality

As background, in 2018, 20 states filed a lawsuit asking the U.S. District for the Northern District of Texas (District Court) to strike down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) entirely.

President Signs Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (Act) to keep the federal government running through September 2020.

HHS Releases Inflation-Adjusted Federal Civil Penalty Amounts

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued its Annual Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment.