Cherry Creek Benefits Blog

January 2018 Compliance Recap

  January was a busy month in the employee benefits world. On January 24, 2018, the U.S. Senate confirmed Alex Azar as the new Secretary of […]

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December 2017 Compliance Recap

December was a relatively busy month in the employee benefits world. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) delayed the reporting deadlines in 2018 for the 1095-B and […]

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November 2017 Compliance Recap

November was a busy month in the employee benefits world. President Trump nominated Alex Azar for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]

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October 2017 Compliance Recap

October was a busy month in the employee benefits world. President Trump announced a new Acting Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]

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August 2017 Compliance Recap

August was quiet month in the employee benefits world. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released its 2018 affordability rate, four information letters regarding the Patient Protection […]

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What Employers Need to Know about the Senate Proposed Healthcare Bill

On June 22, 2017, the United States Senate released a “Discussion Draft” of the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” (BCRA), which would substitute the House’s […]

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What Qualifying Events Trigger COBRA?

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) requires employers to offer covered employees who lose their health benefits due to a qualifying event to […]

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AHCA and the Preexisting Conditions Debate???What Employers Can Do During Uncertainty

Preexisting conditions. While it???s no doubt this term has been a hot topic in recent months???and notably misconstrued???one thing has not changed; insurers cannot deny coverage […]

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What Happens to Coverage When Employees Reduce Their Hours?

The Section 125 cafeteria plan regulations and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) require employers to take certain actions when an employee reduces hours. […]

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