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New COBRA Premium Subsidy and Notices

The American Rescue Plan Act provides a 100% COBRA premium subsidy for certain individuals entitled to COBRA due to reduction of hours or involuntary termination of ...
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Marketplace Enrollment Extended

The federal government has extended the Health Care Reform Marketplace special enrollment window. Individuals may enroll in Marketplace coverage or change their plans ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- A participant wants to enroll in our health FSA now but he didn’t make an election to do so during our open enrollment for the plan year starting 1/1/2021. He told ...
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COBRA Premium Assistance Questions and Answers

The U.S. Department of Labor issued additional guidance about COBRA premium assistance under the American Rescue Plan Act. This guidance includes model notices and a ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- Last year, we amended our health FSA to allow reimbursements of menstrual products and over-the-counter drugs without a prescription. Was this allowed just for the ...
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COBRA Qualifying Event Reason Manager

CCS is actively collecting qualifying event reasons for administration of the ARPA COBRA subsidy. CCS has emailed employers asking them to log into MyEnroll360 to see ...
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PPE and Health FSA/HRA

The IRS announced that amounts paid for personal protective equipment such as masks, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes for the primary purpose of preventing the spread ...
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IRS Guidance for Optional 125 Plan Changes

The IRS issued Notice 2021-15 providing operational guidance for recent permitted FSA changes. This Notice clarifies the temporary, special rules for health flexible ...
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IRS And Identity Theft

The IRS’ Security Summit, which is a partnership among the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the private-sector tax industry, works to combat identity ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- We know there is a COBRA subsidy for people eligible for COBRA who had an involuntary termination or reduction of hours. How do we know if the termination was ...
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