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September 2012 employee benefits update
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • October 8 2012

All group health plans that offer prescription drug coverage to Medicare-eligible employees (under either an active plan or retiree plan) must provide an annual creditable coverage disclosure notice to Medicare-eligible participants and dependents no later than October 15, 2012


Employee benefits
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • August 15 2012

Plan administrators of defined contribution plans that permit participant direction of investments must provide a new fee disclosure to plan participants by August 30, 2012


IRS announces delay of ACA employer reporting and fee provisions
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On July 9, 2013, the IRS issued Notice 2013-45 (Notice) delaying the effective date of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer


IRS issues guidance on funding relief for multiemployer defined benefit plans
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • December 22 2010

On November 26, 2010, the IRS issued Notice 2010-83, providing further guidance on the funding relief added by the Preservation of Access to Care for Medicaid Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of 2010 (PRA 2010


Agencies amend grandfathered plan regulations to permit insurer changes
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • December 22 2010

On November 17, 2010, the Departments amended the interim final rules regarding grandfathered group health plans under PPACA


IRS releases draft W-2 form for 2011; announces relief for employers
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • November 11 2010

On October 12, 2010, the IRS granted temporary relief for 2011 from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requirement to report the cost of employer-sponsored group health care on Form W-2


IRS releases Form 8941 to help small employers claim new health care tax credit
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • October 18 2010

Employers that pay average wages of less than $50,000 per year and have less than 25 full-time employees may be eligible for a tax credit included in PPACA, which is designed to encourage small employers to offer health insurance coverage for the first time or maintain existing coverage


Updates to COBRA premium subsidy informal guidance
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

The DOL and IRS updated online guidance regarding the COBRA premium subsidy


Delay of nondiscrimination rules for insured group health plans
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • January 26 2011

On December 22, 2010, the IRS issued Notice 2011-1, which delayed the effective date for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requirement that nongrandfathered insured plans comply with rules "similar to" the nondiscrimination rules of Code section 105(h)(2


Select compliance deadlines and reminders
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

As noted in Decemberʼs Employee Benefits Update, the Remedial Amendment Period Cycle B individually designed plans must be submitted for a favorable