CA Healthcare Legislation

Congress Delays Cadillac Tax and Health Insurance Tax

Earlier this week, Congress voted to pass a bill that would continue to fund the government through February 8, 2018 — H.R. 195. It includes delaying the Cadillac/Excise Tax until 2022 and implementing a moratorium of the Health Insurance Tax (HIT), effective for 2019. The bill was signed by President Trump yesterday. Additionally, the package implements a two-year delay of the Medical Device Tax and includes […]

CA Healthcare Legislation, Healthcare Reform

DOL Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Expanding Association Health Plans

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would allow for the expansion of Association Health Plans (AHPs). The proposed rules are in response to an executive order issued by President Trump instructing regulators to find ways to make it easier for small employers to join together to purchase […]

CA Healthcare Legislation

IRS Releases Additional Guidance on Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements (QSEHRAs)

On October 31, 2017, the IRS issued a series of questions and answers (Notice 2017-67) regarding the requirements for Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements (QSEHRAs). The 59-page document contains 79 questions covering various topics with respect to QSEHRA administration and compliance. The guidance is likely to form the basis of forthcoming proposed regulations regarding […]