Sharon Cohen, JD

About Sharon Cohen, JD

Sharon Cohen is a Principal and compliance expert in the Knowledge Resource Center of Conduent HR Services. Sharon handles complex questions related to welfare benefits, including the Affordable Care Act, employer group health plans, dependent care assistance plans, cafeteria plans, consumer driven health plans, wellness programs and retiree medical.
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    Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2017 – Fall Edition

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2017 – Fall Edition

Volume 40 | Issue 120
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This FYI Roundup highlights developments affecting health and welfare benefits. In this edition, we look at recent ACA

By |Oct 10, 2017|FYI Roundup, Health, US|

Fixed Indemnity and Wellness Programs – Double Dip Take 3

Volume 40 | Issue 89
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The IRS has addressed an arrangement referred to as a “fixed indemnity health plan and wellness plan” that promoters

By |Jul 21, 2017|FYI, Health, US|
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    Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2017 – Summer Edition

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2017 – Summer Edition

Volume 40 | Issue 88
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This latest FYI Roundup highlights developments affecting health and welfare benefits. In this summer edition, we discuss recent

By |Jul 20, 2017|FYI Roundup, Health, US|
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    Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2017 – Spring Edition

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2017 – Spring Edition

Volume 40 | Issue 51
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This latest FYI Roundup highlights developments affecting health and welfare benefits. In this spring edition, we discuss

By |Apr 24, 2017|FYI Roundup, Health, US|
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    IRS Addresses Tax Treatment of Fixed-Indemnity Health Plans and Wellness Double Dip

IRS Addresses Tax Treatment of Fixed-Indemnity Health Plans and Wellness Double Dip

Volume 40 | Issue 50
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A recently released IRS memorandum addresses the taxability of payments from an employer-provided fixed-indemnity health plan benefit.

Wellness Programs: Litigation Update

Volume 40 | Issue 49
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The EEOC and an employer have settled a claim of wrongful termination involving an employee who refused

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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

By |Mar 8, 2017|FYI Alert, Health, US|
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    Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2017 – Winter Edition

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2017 – Winter Edition

Volume 40 | Issue 19
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This winter edition FYI Roundup focuses on developments affecting health and welfare benefits. Among other

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    Court Denies Motion to Block EEOC Wellness Program Regulations

Court Denies Motion to Block EEOC Wellness Program Regulations

Volume 40 | Issue 09
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Late last month, the federal district court for the District of Columbia denied the AARP’s

By |Jan 17, 2017|Engagement, 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|
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    2017 Planning for Health and Welfare Benefit Plan Operations

2017 Planning for Health and Welfare Benefit Plan Operations

Volume 39 | Issue 143
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As 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to consider compliance issues for 2017.

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    Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2016 – Fall Edition

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2016 – Fall Edition

Volume 39 | Issue 131
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This FYI Roundup highlights developments affecting health and welfare benefits. Among other things,

Essential Health Benefits – Why Should Employers Care?

Volume 39 | Issue 129
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Although it’s been years since the implementation of the ACA’s market mandates, “essential

By |Nov 2, 2016|FYI, Health, US|

Flex Contributions and Opt-Out Payments Under ACA

Flex Contributions and Opt-Out Payments Under ACA

By |Sep 14, 2016|FYI In-depth, Health, US|

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2016 – Summer Edition

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2016 – Summer Edition

By |Jul 20, 2016|FYI Roundup, Health, US|

IRS Wellness Program Etiquette – Don’t Double Dip

IRS Wellness Program Etiquette – Don’t Double Dip

By |Jun 21, 2016|Engagement, FYI, Health, US|

Wellness Plans: Final ADA and GINA Regulations

Wellness Plans: Final ADA and GINA Regulations

EEOC Issues Final Wellness Regulations

EEOC Issues Final Wellness Regulations

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2016 Spring Edition

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2016 Spring Edition

Departments Finalize Market Mandate Guidance

Departments Finalize Market Mandate Guidance

By |Mar 31, 2016|Engagement, FYI, Health, US|

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2016 – Winter Edition

Recent Health and Welfare Developments 2016 – Winter Edition

By |Feb 24, 2016|FYI Roundup, Health, US|