Each year, applicable employers are required to complete an online disclosure with CMS and report whether their health plan’s prescription drug coverage is Medicare Part D creditable or non-creditable. Plan sponsors are required to report 60 days after the start of the plan year. Thus, if you renewed January 1, 2018, this year’s deadline is [...]Continue Reading →
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An updated model notice for employers to provide information on eligibility for premium assistance under Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is now available for download. The notice is current as of July 31, 2016. It includes details on how employees can contact their state for additional information regarding these programs and how [...]Continue Reading →
With more employees staying in the workforce past the age of 65, it is very important for organizations to know the Medicare Secondary Payer rules. To help in this regard, we encourage you to download the “Medicare Secondary Payer Chart” by filling out the form below. This attorney-reviewed chart, which is provided by HR360, identifies [...]Continue Reading →
Does your organization sponsor a group health plan that includes prescription drug coverage? If so, please take note of the upcoming compliance deadline regarding Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices. This written disclosure notice must be provided annually prior to October 15th (as well as various other times as required under the law) to the [...]Continue Reading →
Under the Medicare Part D program, employers who offer prescription drug coverage are required to provide an annual notice. It must be sent to those Medicare Part D eligible individuals who are covered by, or who apply for, prescription drug coverage under the group health plan. In addition, plan sponsors are required to provide notices [...]Continue Reading →
In the midst of dealing with tasks regarding benefits renewal, open enrollment, the Affordable Care Act, and other important to-do’s, it’s possible to overlook an upcoming deadline that you may need to address. Yes, I wanted to briefly remind you of the October 15th deadline regarding Medicare Part D Notices. Here are a few key [...]Continue Reading →