Maryland Male Sterilization Law – H.S.A. Issue Resolved
Earlier this year, there were major concerns that the new Maryland Contraceptive Equity Act that went into effect on January 1, 2018 mandated that insurers would cover vasectomies at no cost to their members and that this would jeopardize the ability of members to use their health savings accounts (HSAs). The rationale was that IRS End excerpt
Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF) in 2018
The ACA imposes an annual fee called the Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF) on insurers and plan sponsors of self-insured coverage. 2018 CERF Payments are due on 7/31/18.
Potential ACA Impacts of the Tax Reform Bill
On 12/2/17 the Senate passed an amended version of the House Tax Reform Bill. The Senate bill includes a permanent repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual mandate, beginning in 2019.