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ACA Reporting for 2017: Furnishing Deadline Delayed

On December 22, 2017, the IRS issued a notice that primarily impacts applicable large employers. Specifically, the notice: Extends the due date for furnishing Form 1095-C for 2017 to individuals from Jan. 31, 2018 to March 2, 2018 Extends good-faith transition relief from penalties related to 2017 information reporting under Section 6056 The notice does [...]

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Introduces a SmartShopper Program

Effective January 1, 2018, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is rolling out a new SmartShopper program. It will be available to employer groups that self-fund their health insurance benefits. Under the program, employees can earn up to $250 in cash rewards per procedure when they shop for and get care from lower cost, quality [...]

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Employee Wellness Newsletter for December 2017

To help your company educate its employees about wellness-related topics, we are happy to share the December 2017 edition of our “Live Well, Work Well” newsletter. This month’s edition focuses on topics regarding safety, nutrition, and charitable giving. The specific articles within the December 2017 edition of “Live Well, Work Well” include: 3 Charitable Giving [...]

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Employee Wellness Newsletter for September 2017

To help your company educate its employees about wellness-related topics, we are happy to share the September 2017 edition of our “Live Well, Work Well” newsletter. This month’s edition focuses on topics regarding preparedness and safety, drug addiction, nutrition, and more. The specific articles within the September 2017 edition of “Live Well, Work Well” include: [...]

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Medicare Part D Notice: October 14, 2017 Deadline Reminder

In preparation for the Medicare fall open enrollment period, employers that sponsor group health plans that include prescription drug coverage are required to notify all Medicare-eligible individuals whether such coverage is creditable. This year, plan sponsors must provide the annual disclosure notice to Medicare-eligible individuals by October 14, 2017. The creditable coverage disclosure notice must [...]

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Draft Forms for 2017 ACA Reporting Released

On July 28, 2017, the IRS released draft versions of the forms that employers will use to report on the health insurance coverage they offered in 2017. Generally, most applicable employers will use Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C to meet their reporting obligation under the Affordable Care Act. Below are links to the draft versions [...]

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Employee Wellness Newsletter for August 2017: Summer Safety and More

To help your company educate its employees about wellness-related topics, we are happy to share the August 2017 edition of our “Live Well, Work Well” newsletter. This month’s edition focuses on topics regarding safety, nutrition, illness, and more. The specific articles within the August 2017 edition of “Live Well, Work Well” include: Prevent Heat Illness [...]

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USCIS Releases New Form I-9 and Form I-9 Instructions on July 17, 2017

On July 17, 2017, the USCIS released a new version of and instructions for Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Employers must use only the new version by September 18, 2017. Here is an overview of some of the key changes: The Consular Report of Birth Abroad (Form FS-240) will be added to List C. Employers [...]

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