Yearly Archives: 2011

FYI: Further Guidance Issued on Nonquantitative Treatment Limitations under Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

By |Dec 23, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: HHS Issues New Rules Regarding Medical Loss Ratio Requirements

By |Dec 23, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Nears Its End

By |Dec 22, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: CMS Releases Final Accountable Care Organization Regulations and Other Guidance

By |Dec 22, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: San Francisco Changes Rules for Employers Using Health Reimbursement Accounts To Satisfy Expenditure Requirements

By |Dec 22, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: HHS Issues Bulletin on Definition of Essential Health Benefits

By |Dec 22, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Extends Deadline for Code Section 436 Amendments and Provides Sample Amendment

By |Dec 20, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: PBGC Issues Proposed Regulations on Benefit Determinations for Terminating Statutory Hybrid Plans

By |Dec 16, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Provides Additional Guidance on Form 8955-SSA Returns and Form 5558 Filing Extension Requests

By |Dec 14, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: NLRB Moves Toward Changes in Union Election Rules

By |Dec 9, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: New Jersey Requires Employers to Post New Notice

By |Nov 29, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL, Treasury, and HHS Delay Applicability Date of Summary of Benefits and Coverage Requirements

By |Nov 22, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Issues Final Regulations on Participant Investment Advice

By |Nov 18, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Annual Employee Notices Under New York's Wage Theft Prevention Act Due By February 1

By |Nov 18, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Wisconsin Enacts Law to Allow Tax-Free Treatment of Adult Child Health Care

By |Nov 10, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: California Requires Employers to Maintain Health Coverage for Employees on Pregnancy Disability Leave

By |Nov 4, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Key 2012 Medicare Values Announced

By |Oct 27, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Postpones Effective Date of Hybrid Plan Regulations and Extends PPA Amendment Adoption Deadline

By |Oct 25, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Social Security Benefits to Increase 3.6% in 2012

By |Oct 20, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Announces Key Benefit Plan Limits for 2012

By |Oct 20, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Departments Issue Summary of Benefits and Coverage Proposed Regulations

By |Oct 19, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Stand-Alone HRAs Receive Exemption from Annual Limit Waiver Requirement

By |Oct 13, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: PBGC Issues Guidance Extending Relief for Late Filers and Mistaken Elections

By |Oct 11, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Issues Interim Policy on Electronic Disclosure

By |Oct 11, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Further Extends Deadline for VETS-100/VETS-100A Filing

By |Oct 7, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: NLRB Delays Posting of Employee Rights Notice

By |Oct 7, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: FASB Issues New Disclosure Rules for Employers Participating in Multiemployer Plans

By |Oct 6, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: California Clarifies Leave Rules for Organ and Bone Marrow Donors

By |Oct 6, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Requests Comments on Health Coverage Affordability Safe Harbor for Employers

By |Sep 20, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: States Address Tax Consequences of Health Coverage for Adult Children

By |Sep 16, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: NLRB Issues Final Rule Requiring Employee Rights Notice

By |Sep 7, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: CMS Provides Updated Guidance on the ERRP Maintenance of Contribution Requirement

By |Aug 31, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Extends Deadline for VETS-100/VETS-100A Filing

By |Aug 25, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Proposes Increased Reporting of "Persuader Activity" under the LMRDA

By |Aug 24, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: NLRB Proposes New Rules on Union Elections

By |Aug 24, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: New York Imposes New Quarterly Wage and New Hire Reporting Requirements on Employers

By |Aug 24, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Revised Regulations Address Preventive Services for Women in Non-Grandfathered Health Plans

By |Aug 11, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: FASB Changes Accounting Rules for Employers Contributing to Multiemployer Pension Plans

By |Aug 8, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Connecticut and Maryland to Restrict Employers' Use of Credit Checks

By |Aug 8, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Treasury Clarifies Performance-Based Compensation Exception Under the $1 Million Deduction Limitation

By |Aug 5, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL, HHS, and Treasury Issue Amended Guidance on Health Care Reform's Internal and External Claims Process Rules

By |Aug 4, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: CMS Releases Guidance on Complying with Prohibition on Using ERRP Reimbursements as General Revenue

By |Aug 2, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: GASB Issues Exposure Drafts of Amended Standards for Public Retirement Systems

By |Aug 2, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Extends Compliance Dates for Fiduciary and Participant Fee Disclosures

By |Jul 25, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: EEOC Proposes Recordkeeping Requirements Under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

By |Jul 20, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Supreme Court Overturns Nationwide Class Action in Wal-Mart Gender Discrimination Case

By |Jul 20, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: HHS Sets Termination Date for Annual Limit Waiver Program, Details Process for Waiver Extensions and New Waiver Applicants

By |Jul 19, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IASB Announces Changes to Accounting Disclosures for Employers in Multiemployer Pension Plans

By |Jul 18, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Treasury Provides Guidance on FBAR Filings for Foreign Financial Accounts

By |Jul 15, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IASB Announces Changes to Accounting for Employee Benefits

By |Jul 8, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: HHS Proposes Changes to HIPAA Rules on Accounting for Disclosures of Protected Health Information

By |Jul 8, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Connecticut Enacts Paid Sick Leave Law

By |Jun 29, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: PBGC Issues Final Regulations Governing Termination Date of Pension Plans Ending During Bankruptcy

By |Jun 29, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Supreme Court Says Federal Law Does Not Preempt Legal Arizona Workers Act

By |Jun 29, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: EEOC Final Regulations on the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act Take Effect

By |Jun 16, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Form 8955-SSA Replaces Schedule SSA for Plan Years Beginning on or after January 1, 2009

By |Jun 10, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Proposes Short Delays for Regulations on Fiduciary-Level and Participant-Level Fee Disclosure

By |Jun 6, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Issues Request for Comments on PPACA's Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions

By |Jun 2, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Supreme Court Determines that Although SPD Is Not Part of the Plan, Equitable Remedies May Be Appropriate for Faulty Disclosures

By |Jun 2, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: New Medicare Part D Creditable-Non-Creditable Coverage Notices Released

By |May 27, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: 2012 HSA/HDHP Limits Released

By |May 20, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: PPACA Change to Medicare Part D Enrollment Period Impacts Notices of Creditable/Non-Creditable Coverage

By |May 9, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Congress Repeals PPACA Health Care Voucher Program

By |May 6, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: HHS Posts HIPAA Opt-Out Procedures and Requirements for Self-Funded Nonfederal Governmental Plan

By |May 6, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Releases Interim Guidance on W-2 Health Cost Reporting

By |May 6, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Federal Regulators Propose Rules on Incentive-Based Compensation Arrangements

By |Apr 26, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Requests Information for Drafting Electronic Disclosure Regulations

By |Apr 21, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Supreme Court Recognizes Cat's Paw Liability in Employment Discrimination Case

By |Apr 14, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL, Treasury, and HHS Issue Additional FAQs (Part VI) on Grandfathered Health Plans under PPACA

By |Apr 13, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: HHS Releases CLASS Program FAQs

By |Apr 13, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Government Extends Enforcement Grace Period for Certain of the Internal Health Claims and Appeals Requirements

By |Apr 12, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: New York DOL Issues Model Forms and Guidance Under the Wage Theft Prevention Act

By |Apr 8, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Supreme Court Rules Oral Complaints Are Protected Against Retaliation Under the FLSA

By |Apr 8, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: PBGC Issues Proposed Regulations on Phase-In of Guarantee for Shut-Down Benefits

By |Mar 29, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: New York Enacts Wage Theft Prevention Act

By |Mar 28, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Extends the Diversification Regulations' Definition of "Readily Tradable on an Established Securities Market" to Other Code Sections

By |Mar 28, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Rescinds Form T-1 Trust Annual Report

By |Mar 25, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Say-on-Pay 2011 – How Shareholders Are Voting

By |Mar 23, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Recent HIPAA Enforcement Actions Signal Increased HHS Enforcement

By |Mar 22, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: HHS Proposes Special Rules for Treatment of Student Health Plans under PPACA

By |Mar 18, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Ruling Addresses Termination of 403(b) Plans - Practical Problems Remain

By |Mar 15, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: NLRB Approves Settlement of Facebook Case

By |Mar 8, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Extension of Health Coverage to Adult Children May Result in Tax Consequences in Some States

By |Feb 25, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Concludes Lactation Supplies Are Tax Deductible Medical Expenses

By |Feb 18, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Opens Second Cycle for Individually Designed Pension Plans and Pre-Approved DC Pension Plans

By |Feb 16, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Delays ERISA Fee Disclosure Regulations Until January 1, 2012

By |Feb 16, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: New Law Narrows the Scope of the Red Flags Rule

By |Feb 15, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Supreme Court Allows Third-Party Retaliation Claims

By |Feb 8, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: EEOC Final Regulations on Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Take Effect

By |Feb 1, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Deadline to Submit Creditable Coverage Disclosures to CMS Approaches

By |Jan 28, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Say-on-Pay 2011 – What Companies Have to Say on the Frequency Vote

By |Jan 28, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: EEOC Says Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Does Not Apply to Pension Payments

By |Jan 28, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Provides Guidance on Group Trusts, Puerto Rican Plans

By |Jan 26, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Health Agencies Release Further Guidance on Health Care Reform, Mental Health Parity, and HIPAA Wellness Programs

By |Jan 25, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: HHS Issues Medical Loss Ratio and Rate Increase Review Regulations

By |Jan 24, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: Supreme Court Upholds Treasury Rule that Medical Residents Are Employees for FICA Purposes

By |Jan 21, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Sets Forth Procedures for Multiemployer Plan Amortization Extensions

By |Jan 18, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: NLRB Proposes Rule Requiring Employee Rights Notice

By |Jan 14, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Releases Additional Guidance on OTC Restrictions

By |Jan 11, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Publishes Rules for Single-Employer Pension Plan Funding Relief

By |Jan 7, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Provides Guidance on Code Section 162(m)(6) Limits

By |Jan 6, 2011|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Delays Application of Nondiscrimination Rules to Insured Group Health Plans

By |Jan 5, 2011|FYI, US|