Reminder: Drug Coverage Disclosures are Due by March 1

Don’t forget Medicare Part D Disclosures are due by March 1, 2018 for calendar year plans. Entities that provide prescription drug coverage to Medicare Part D eligible individuals must disclose to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) whether...

Deadline to Supply ACA Forms to Employees is March 2

The due date for furnishing 2017 health coverage information forms 1095-B or 1095-C to employees is March 2, 2018. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended the due date for furnishing to individuals the 2017 Form 1095-B, Health Coverage, and the 2017 Form 1095-C,...

DOL Disability Claims Regulations go into Effect April 1

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced in January it would stay the April 1, 2018 date in which employee benefit plans must comply with the final rule on disability claims.  This rule will give America’s workers new procedural protections when dealing with plan...

Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records to OSHA

Employers can now begin to electronically report their Calendar Year (CY) 2017 Form 300A data to OSHA. All covered establishments must submit the information by July 1, 2018. Employers can view their submitted CY 2016 Form 300A summary information, but they cannot...