Decoding, distilling and debriefing the latest in benefits.
JANUARY IRS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH
Good news: The Internal Revenue Service has extended your Jan. 31, 2018 deadline to distribute Forms 1095-B and C to March 2. Get into the nitty-gritty at the link. Or dial your Hylant expert for guidance (translation).
TAX REFORM BILL SIGNED, INDIVIDUAL MANDATE SCRATCHED
Last week, President Donald Trump signed into law the
"Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," which, effective 2019, eliminates the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate. (That fee for not having health insurance.) Compliance Leader Holly Wahl decodes and distills the ins and outs in this two pager.
Telemedicine is taking its foothold. Of the "large" employers
interviewed by the Kaiser Family Foundation earlier this year, 63 percent include some kind of remote clinical care in their health plan. And 33 percent among them incentivize its use. Our primer explains why.