Learn more about the Employee Benefit Plan industry, news, updates, issues, and other topics related to group insurance plans.

May 28, 2021

IRS Provides Additional Guidance on the COBRA Subsidy

Careful coordination with COBRA administrators and payroll vendors is important to ensure they understand requirements in this guidance and can implement and communicate this information to affected participants.
May 28, 2021

2022 Inflation Adjusted Amounts for HSAs

The IRS released the inflation adjustments for health savings accounts (HSAs) and their accompanying high deductible health plans (HDHPs) effective for calendar year 2022, and […]
May 17, 2021

Annual Out-of-Pocket Maximum Adjustments Announced for 2022

On April 30, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) published its Annual Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2022. This guidance […]
May 17, 2021

Nineteenth Set of FAQs on the ACA Issued

As previously reported, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (“CAA”) amends the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (“MHPAEA”) to require group health […]
May 17, 2021

Employers Encouraged to Provide PTO for Vaccinations

On April 21, 2021, President Biden issued an announcement to encourage all employers to offer paid time off for employees to schedule vaccinations and recover […]
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