Benefits Bulletin: December 2020
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Four Steps To Take When an Employee is Diagnosed with COVID-19
As COVID-19 infection rates continue to climb, it’s imperative that organizations respond quickly when an employee is diagnosed. Here are the steps employers should take:

Notify Employees
Employees should be notified of potential exposure in the workplace, but they should not be told who is sick.
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PCORI Fee Increase for Health Plans

On November 24, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2020-84 to announce that the health plan Patient-Centered Out-comes Research Institute (PCORI) fee for plan years ending between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021 will be $2.66 per plan participant. This is an increase from the prior year’s fee of $2.54 due to an inflation adjustment.
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