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June 7, 2021

HHS Expands Interpretation of Sex Discrimination under 1557

Hospitals, doctors’ offices, insurance carriers, and other entities that are subject to the ACA section 1557 nondiscrimination requirements should consider removing exclusions or limitations in health benefit programs (or other employee benefit plans) based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
May 28, 2021

IRS Guidance Clarifies DCAP Relief

Employers with non-calendar plans should consider whether to increase the DCAP limit as it relates to calendar year 2021 given the potential tax implications of this design. In addition, be mindful that the increased DCAP limit may cause additional problems for purposes of nondiscrimination testing.
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