As more U.S. states begin to legalize the medical use of marijuana and determine its uses and limitations, employers and insurers will need to understand how to adhere to this legislation considering the potential impacts on workers’ compensation claims.
When Medicaid was first launched in 1965, nursing homes were by the far the dominant setting for long-term care. However, over the last 20 years, particularly the last decade, we have witnessed a dramatic shift to home-based care.
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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires health insurance issuers and sponsors of self-insured health plans to pay Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute fees (PCORI fees). The fees are reported and paid annually using IRS Form 720 (Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return). PCORI fees will be due by July 31, 2015, for plan years ending in 2014. IRS instructions for filing form 720, which were revised in January 2015, include information on reporting and paying the PCORI fees.
The transitional reinsurance program is a temporary program from 2014 through 2016. There are three methods for counting plan participants that you should be aware of.