HIPAA Civil Penalty Upheld
The Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights assessed a $239,800 civil penalty against a home-health care provider for HIPAA violations. The provider ...
Medicare Part D Disclosure Notice
The Medicare Modernization Act requires employers with health plans that include prescription drug coverage to notify Medicare-eligible participants if the drug coverage ...
Tracking Hours Worked
For employers subject to health care reform, tracking hours worked is an ongoing process. An employer must offer affordable, minimum essential health coverage to its ...
Revised Publication 502
The IRS released an updated version of Publication 502, “Medical and Dental Expenses.” Publication 502 explains the medical and dental expenses that can be claimed as a ...
Question of the Week
Q.- We have a 1099 consultant who has been covered under our plan. We are no longer going to be offering coverage to consultants. Do we need to offer a COBRA notice?
Employers with 50 or more employees and employers with self-funded health plans should be in the final stages of preparing the new reporting forms which must be mailed ...