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Transitional Reinsurance Fee Reporting EXTENDED Until December 5, 2014

Employers With Self-Funded Medical Plans On Friday, November 14, CMS extended the November 17, 2014 deadline for contributing entities (employers with self-insured medical plans) to submit their 2014 enrollment counts for the transitional reinsurance program. The deadline has been extended until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, December 5, 2014. The January 15, 2015 and November 15, […]

Supreme Court to Review IRS Rule on Federal Subsidies

Already dealing with the aftermath of a Republican takeover of the Senate and additional seats in the House, the Obama Administration received some more bad news today (November 7) when the Supreme Court announced it was going to review King v. Burwell.  At issue in King is whether the IRS exceeded its authority when it […]

CMS Announces Delayed Enforcement of HPID Requirement

Requirement to Obtain HPID Delayed “Until Further Notice” October 31, 2014 On October 31, 2014, CMS announced that it is delaying “until further notice” its enforcement of the regulation requiring health plans and other HIPAA-covered entities to obtain and use health plan identifiers (HPIDs).   The full announcement can be found using the link below.  […]