The pandemic-related extensions of certain benefit plan compliance and reporting deadlines are expiring. Given a lack of answers from regulators, plan administrators should decide whether to treat the extensions as ended.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, worksite health clinics are offering new services ranging from coronavirus testing to more telehealth options, which are helping to decrease health care costs and reduce absenteeism.
Providing financial and logistical support to living organ donors can help to save organ-recipients’ lives while reducing future health care costs.
The Biden administration is reviewing Trump administration final regulations with an eye toward replacing many that address employer-sponsored health and retirement plans, and has frozen all proposed regulations pending their review.
The COVID-19 pandemic, social unrest and technological advancements have amplified and accelerated employee benefits trends that were already underway. Here, benefits and pay specialists share their predictions for 2021.
The IRS is raising the fee that health insurers or self-insured health plan sponsors will pay in 2021 to fund the federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) trust fund. The annual fee, calculated based on the number of plan enrollees during the preceding year, is due to the IRS by July 31.