UBA Special Report: How Health Savings Accounts Measure Up | PA Benefit Advisors

Employers see opportunity to drive HSA enrollment despite making modest contributions to plansUnited Benefit Advisors, the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, finds that employers continue to seek health care cost savings through consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs) with health savings accounts (HSAs), and the less popular health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). In a new Special … Continued

Medicare Part D: Creditable Coverage Disclosures | PA Benefit Advisors

Entities such as employers with group health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to individuals that are eligible for Medicare Part D have two major disclosure requirements that they must meet at least annually:Provide annual written notice to all Medicare eligible individuals (employees, spouses, dependents, retirees, COBRA participants, etc.) who are covered under the prescription … Continued

FAQ on HIPAA Special Enrollment; QSE HRAs Released | PA Benefit Advisors

Recently, the Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments) issued FAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part 35. The FAQ covers a new HIPAA special enrollment period, an update on women’s preventive services that must be covered, and clarifying information on qualifying small employer health … Continued

Implications of the 21st Century Cures Act | PA Benefit Advisors

On December 13, 2016, former President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law. The Cures Act has numerous components, but employers should be aware of the impact the Act will have on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, as well as provisions that will impact how small employers can use health … Continued

The Shift Away from Health Risk Assessments | PA Benefit Advisors

Historically, employers have utilized health risk assessments (HRAs) as one measurement tool in wellness program design. The main goals of an HRA are to assess individual health status and risk and provide feedback to participants on how to manage risk. Employers have traditionally relied on this type of assessment to evaluate the overall health risk … Continued

 

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