New Developments and Impending Deadlines for Employer Group Health Plans

October 2014

As the federal government agencies continue to push forward with implementation and administration of health care reform (i.e., the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), there are two recent developments that we want to highlight that should be of interest to employers who sponsor group health plans. We also discuss an impending deadline for employers who sponsor self-insured health plans.

  • DOL Issues New COBRA Continuation Coverage Notices
  • IRS Issues Guidance on New Permitted Election Changes for Health Coverage under Cafeteria Plans
  • Deadline Approaching for Obtaining a Health Plan Identifier (HPID)

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