We hope you find our blog helpful as you navigate the regulations surrounding COBRA, consumer-directed health care (including Health Reimbursement Arrangements, Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts), Commuter benefits, ERISA Wrap documents and Non-discrimination testing.

Feds Keeping Plan Sponsors On Their Toes

We are over halfway through 2020 and sponsors of group health plans, IRS Code Section 125 plans and Health Reimbursement Arrangements may be reeling from the inordinate amount of new regulations coming forth from Washington, DC. See below for a list (and brief description) of 2020 regulatory items…

2019 Year End and New 2020 Regulatory Updates

In case you had other plans on New Year’s Eve and missed the fact that the IRS published the 2020 Standard Mileage rates or that on December 20, Congress enacted the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, we’ve highlighted items below of particular interest to our clients and their advisors: 2020 Sta…

Feds Clear Path to New HRA Options

The ruling “New Health Coverage Options for Employers and Employees” (www.irs.gov/newsroom ) was announced on June 13, 2019 by the departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services. We first told you about the proposed rule in October via an alert published on our website. Although the rul…