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  • 2016 Health Benefits Notification Chart

    Keller has updated the Health Benefits Notification Chart for 2016. This chart provides our clients with a quick glance reminder of reporting and disclosure responsibilities …

  • New ACA Rules Regarding Veteran Coverage

    The President recently signed the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 (the Act). The Act’s primary focus is highway transportation and …

  • CareFirst Cyberattack

    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced today that it recently discovered it was the target of a sophisticated cyberattack. The attack occurred in June 2014 and affected …

  • New SBC Format Delayed to 2016

    In December 2014, the Departments of Labor, HHS and the Treasury issued a notice of proposed rulemaking and a proposed new SBC template, to be used for …

  • ACA Employer Reporting Tracking Template

    We have created a Form 1095-C tracking template in Excel for our clients who are subject to the employer reporting requirements for 2015.  As a …

  • Updated CareFirst Statement on Anthem Cyber-Attack

    areFirst has issued an updated statement indicating that as many as 375,000 CareFirst members were impacted by the Anthem cyber-attack. If you sponsor a CareFirst plan, please …

  • IRS Releases Finalized ACA Reporting Forms

    The IRS posted the reporting and instructions for employers subject to Employer Shared Responsibility (§4980H). While we are still reviewing the finalized information, the requirements …

  • Anthem Cyber Attack – Phishing Alert

    You may have heard about the recent cyber-attack that resulted in an information system data breach at Anthem. Anthem is now notifying its customers that …

  • Reporting for the Individual Mandate

    As with the Employer Shared Responsibility reporting forms, the IRS has not finalized the required reporting forms to distribute to individuals with medical coverage (§6055). …

  • New SBC Format for Plans On or After 9/1/2015

    CMS announced this month that for coverage beginning (or renewing) on or after September 1, 2015, a revised and shortened SBC template has been jointly …