Monthly Archives: May 2014

Deadline Approaching for PCORI Tax Filing

Sponsors of self-insured health plans are required to report and pay the patient-centered outcomes research fee (PCORI) fee by July 31, 2014. The most significant change this year is an increase in the applicable fee. For plan sponsors of self-insured … Continue reading

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Adjustments to the Cadillac Tax Threshold Amounts

Beginning in 2018, an excise tax will be imposed on the value of health insurance benefits exceeding the applicable threshold. As noted in our earlier post, if a health plan exceeds the applicable threshold, the 40% excise tax will be … Continue reading

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Modifying Plan Designs in Preparation for the 2018 Cadillac Tax

Employers have already started thinking about plan design changes in anticipation of the new tax on high-cost health plans imposed by The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (often referred to as the “Cadillac tax”). As we noted in an … Continue reading

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