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PCORI Fees Due July 31
Employers that sponsor certain self-insured health plans are required to report and pay Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees. Fees for plan years that ended in 2017 are due July 31, 2018. For more information on who is required to pay, calculation of fees, and access to reporting forms and instructions, see the full article...
$6,900 Re-Established as 2018 HSA Contribution Limit for Certain Individuals
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that the 2018 annual limitation on certain health savings account (HSA) contributions has been revised upward to prior levels. For more details, read the full article...
Employee Benefits Conference Wraps Up After Presenting Real-World Strategies to Contain Plan Costs
Cypress University returned to Las Vegas recently with a full line-up of presenters and presentations covering cost containment strategies in employee benefits. The two-day conference was back in session for the 7th year, hosted by Cypress Benefit Administrators. For more details, read the full release...
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