June 2018 - IBTX Insurance

DOL Finalizes Association Health Plan Rules

June 26, 2018

  DOL Finalizes Association Health Plan Rules   June 26, 2018 – On June 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its long-awaited final rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs).  The final rule attempts to create more opportunities for small employers and certain self-employed individuals to access affordable health coverage through AHPs. AHPs are …

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PCORI Fee Deadline Just Around the Corner

June 20, 2018

  PCORI Fee Deadline Just Around the Corner   June 20, 2018 – The Affordable Care Act requires health insurers and sponsors of self-funded group health plans (including health reimbursement arrangements) to pay a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee for each year from 2012 to 2019.  The PCORI fee for plan years that ended …

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