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Health Care News

On October 12, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the Departments of Treasury, Labor and Health and Human Services to review and potentially revise the following rules regarding: Association Health Plans (AHPs) to potentially allow an AHP to be offered across state lines to…

Feds Help Small Employers Attract & Retain Employees

The 20th Century Cures Act gave birth to QSEHRAs. This type of HRA permits employers who do not offer a group health plan and have less than 50 full-time employees to reimburse all IRS Code 213(d) expenses (including premiums for individual health plans) on a tax-free basis. The statutory maximum…

The Classic Double-Dip

Who doesn’t like to splurge on a little extra ice cream in the summer? Actually, this article doesn’t have anything to do with a tasty treat; rather, it speaks to the stomach-turning attempts to circumvent current tax law in regard to pre-tax benefits. We’ve all seen and heard about the so-called “well…