Richard Stover, FSA, MAAA

About Richard Stover, FSA, MAAA

Richard Stover is a Principal and Consulting Actuary in the Knowledge Resource Center of Xerox HR Services. He consults on compliance issues for active and retiree health and welfare benefits, with a focus on strategy, design and administration.
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    Health Care Reform Bill Would Change Many ACA Provisions and Expand HSAs

Health Care Reform Bill Would Change Many ACA Provisions and Expand HSAs

Volume 40 | Issue 36
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On Monday, two House committees released legislation that would repeal many of the Affordable Care Act taxes

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    CMS Proposes Enrollment Changes Aimed at Propping Up ACA Marketplaces, for Now

CMS Proposes Enrollment Changes Aimed at Propping Up ACA Marketplaces, for Now

Volume 40 | Issue 31
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The Trump administration is seeking to stabilize the ACA marketplaces while it works with Congress on ACA

By |Feb 28, 2017|FYI, Health, US|
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    Departments Issue FAQs on Special Enrollment, Women’s Preventive Care Services

Departments Issue FAQs on Special Enrollment, Women’s Preventive Care Services

Volume 40 | Issue 16
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The departments clarified that someone who loses eligibility for individual coverage, including marketplace coverage, is

By |Jan 26, 2017|FYI, Health, US|

IRS Delays Rules on Opt-Out Payments Under the ACA

Volume 39 | Issue 157
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The IRS has finalized regulations on premium tax credits available to eligible individuals who

By |Dec 29, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

HHS Finalizes the 2018 OOP Maximums

Volume 39 | Issue 155
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The Department of Health & Human Services has finalized the 2018 out-of-pocket maximums at

By |Dec 20, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

CMS Releases Medicare Part A and B Values for 2017

Volume 39 | Issue 147
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced the 2017 Medicare Part A

By |Nov 30, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

IRS Delays Employer ACA Reporting

Volume 39 | Issue 142
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In welcome relief for many employers, the IRS has automatically extended by 30 days —

IRS Announces New PCORI Fee

 Volume 39 | Issue 132
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The IRS has announced that the PCORI fee used to calculate the payment

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    Enforcement Relief Extended for Student Premium Reduction Arrangements

Enforcement Relief Extended for Student Premium Reduction Arrangements

Volume 39 | Issue 127
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On October 21, three federal departments — Treasury, DOL and HHS — issued

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    CMS Announces 2016 Transitional Reinsurance Fee Submission Process

CMS Announces 2016 Transitional Reinsurance Fee Submission Process

Volume 39 | Issue 116
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The deadlines for the 2016 transitional reinsurance fee are approaching. The process is largely

By |Oct 13, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

OK to Include More ACA Marketplace Information with COBRA Election Notices

OK to Include More ACA Marketplace Information with COBRA Election Notices

HHS Proposes 2018 OOP Maximums and Marketplace Guidance

HHS Proposes 2018 OOP Maximums and Marketplace Guidance

FSA Contribution Limit Likely to Increase to $2,600 in 2017

FSA Contribution Limit Likely to Increase to $2,600 in 2017

By |Aug 17, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

August 1 PCORI Fee Deadline Approaching

August 1 PCORI Fee Deadline Approaching

By |Jun 28, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

Office for Civil Rights HIPAA Audits Underway

Office for Civil Rights HIPAA Audits Underway

CMS Releases 2017 Medicare Part D Benefit Parameters and Proposes Lower Payments to EGWPs

CMS Releases 2017 Medicare Part D Benefit Parameters and Proposes Lower Payments to EGWPs

By |Mar 22, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

Transition Relief Provided for Student Premium Reduction Arrangements

Transition Relief Provided for Student Premium Reduction Arrangements

HHS Finalizes 2017 OOP Maximums and Marketplace Guidance

HHS Finalizes 2017 OOP Maximums and Marketplace Guidance

By |Mar 14, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

IRS Notice Provides Additional ACA Employer Shared Responsibility Guidance

IRS Notice Provides Additional ACA Employer Shared Responsibility Guidance

San Francisco’s 2016 Minimum Health Care Spending Requirements

San Francisco’s 2016 Minimum Health Care Spending Requirements

By |Feb 10, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

It’s That Time Yet Again — Creditable Coverage Disclosures to CMS Due by February 29

It’s That Time Yet Again — Creditable Coverage Disclosures to CMS Due by February 29

By |Feb 10, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

IRS Releases Guidance on Retroactive Increase to 2015 Transit Benefits

IRS Releases Guidance on Retroactive Increase to 2015 Transit Benefits