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Compliance Alerts

HIPAA Compliance for Business Associates

July 8, 2020 Businesses that have access to protected health information (PHI) on behalf of a covered entity (for example, an employer’s group health plan) typically qualify as “business associates” under the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules...

PCORI Fees Due July 31, 2020

June 12, 2020 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires health insurance issuers and self-insured plan sponsors to pay Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute fees (PCORI fees). The fees are reported and paid annually using IRS Form 720 (Quarterly Federal Excise Tax...

Premium Credits Related to COVID-19; ERISA Fiduciary Rules

June 9, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly decreased health care utilization, as health care providers and patients have canceled appointments and postponed elective procedures. Because employees are not using their insurance benefits, some group medical,...

Updating Health Plans for Coronavirus Changes

May 12, 2020 Employers may be considering changes to their group health plans in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In some cases, health insurance issuers for fully insured plans may be initiating some of these changes to help individuals impacted by the...

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