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Information on the COVID-19 Vaccine and the COVID-19 Vaccine Interim Final Rule

December 3, 2020

The COVID-19 vaccine will be paid for by the federal government through funding authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, but administration of the vaccine by a provider will be paid for by the applicable plan or insurance policy.

The U.S. Departments of the Treasury, Labor and Health and Human Services, released an interim final rule (IFR), effective Nov. 2, 2020, on the COVID-19 vaccine and testing for COVID-19 with a request for comments.

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Rise of Rx Costs and Why You Should Care

September 26, 2020

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has caused most employers to rethink almost every area of their business as they struggle to survive.  While health insurance companies haven’t released their 2021 “renewal rates” yet, an analysis by Covered California estimates premiums could be increased anywhere from 4 to 40 percent. …
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COVID-19 Treasury and IRS Notices

May 27, 2020

Notices 2020-29 and Notice 2020-33

On May 12, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued two notices that provide additional flexibility for employers with respect to cafeteria plans, health flexible spending arrangements (health FSAs), and dependent care flexible spending arrangements (dependent care FSAs):

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Summary of COVID-19-Related Regulatory Guidance Delaying Certain Participant, Plan Deadlines

May 12, 2020

The Department of Labor (DOL) and Treasury released guidance delaying certain participant deadlines. The rule is effective immediately and not subject to notice and comment.

Duration of Relief

The rule provides that in determining certain plan time frames, the duration of the “outbreak period” is to be disregarded. The outbreak period is the period from March 1, 2020 until 60 days after the end of the national emergency or another date announced by DOL and Treasury in a future notice.

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