The DOL released the Final 2020 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) SelfCompliance Tool. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association case.
HHS Renews COVID-19 Public Health Emergency DeterminationHHS extended the duration of the public health emergency due to COVID-19 effective on October
IRS Issues Notice 2020-76
As the deadline for reporting of group health coverage offered in 2020 under the ACA approaches, the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) has issued IRS Notice 2020-76 (Notice) regarding deadline extensions and requirements as it has done in prior years. Under the Notice, the IRS extended its good faith relief for group health coverage offered in 2020. As in prior years, the relief is applied only to incorrect or incomplete information reported on the statement or return in good faith. The Notice provides that this is the final year the Treasury Department and the IRS intend to provide this relief.Under the Notice, the IRS extended the due date for furnishing statements to individuals (Form
IRS Releases Final Forms and Instructions for 2020 ACA ReportingThe IRS released final instructions for both the 1094-B and 1095-B forms and the 1094-C and
IRS Releases 2021 Inflation-Adjusted LimitsThe Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released IRS Notice 2020-79 and Rev. Proc. 2020-45 regarding
The IRS also released the excepted benefit health reimbursement arrangement limit for 2021 at $1,800.
IRS, DOL, HHS Release Final Rules on Coverage TransparencyThe Departments released final rules on coverage transparency. The final rules seek to give an
A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court is expected by June 2021.
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in ERISA Preemption CaseThe DOL released theFinal 2020 MHPAEA Self-Compliance Tool, which updates its 2018 MHPAEA
IRS, DOL Releases the Final 2020 MHPAEA Self-Compliance Tool
IRS, DOL, HHS Release Interim Final Rules on Coverage of COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests and Preventive Services