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IRS Extends Deadline for Furnishing Form 1095-C to Employees, Extends Good-Faith Transition Relief for the Final Time

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Notice 2020-76, which extends the deadline for furnishing 2020 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to individuals from January 31, 2021 to March 2, 2021.  The Notice also provides penalty relief for good-faith reporting errors … Continue reading

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President Trump Issues Executive Orders Intending to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs

On July 24, 2020, President Trump issued several Executive Orders intending to lower prescription drug costs by (1) modifying anti-kickback laws to lower drug prices, (2) reducing trade barriers to increase importation of drugs and lower prices, and (3) improving … Continue reading

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Client Alert – U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Final Rules Allowing Employer-Sponsored Health Plans to Decline to Cover Contraceptives Due to Moral or Religious Objections

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Final Rules Allowing Employer-Sponsored Health Plans to Decline to Cover Contraceptives Due to Moral or Religious Objections On July 8, 2020, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Final Rules issued by the Department of Health … Continue reading

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IRS Releases Updated Form 720 Used For PCORI Fee Payments

As we recently reported, on June 8, 2020, the IRS released the applicable PCORI fee for plan years ending between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020.  As we indicated in that alert, an updated Form 720 had not yet … Continue reading

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New Details On The Cares Act

Written by: John D. Martin, CPA J. Martin & Company, PC   On Friday, March 27th, President Trump signed into law the Cares Act.  With this passage and additional analysis on the Families First COVID-19 Response Act, we are beginning … Continue reading

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Payment and Grace Period Flexibilities Announced

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted guidance on Payment and Grace Period Flexibilities for Issuers Offering Coverage on the Federally-facilitated Exchanges and State-based Exchanges on the Federal Platform. Under the newly released guidance, CMS announced that it … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation

Mar 05, 2020 By Chris Boggs, CPCU, ARM, ALCM, LPCS, AAI, APA, CWCA, CRIS, AINS  Executive Director, IIABA’s Virtual University A pandemic is defined as, an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects an exceptionally … Continue reading

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Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

Introduction This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available. CDC is working … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY 2020: American Heart Month

Heart disease, which includes strokes and other cardiovascular diseases, is a pervasive problem in the United States. In fact, more than 12 million people visit their physicians each year for heart disease-related reasons. Individuals diagnosed with heart disease may suffer … Continue reading

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