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Because the insurance industry is evolving, and rules and regulations change, we help you stay up-to-date by sending carrier, product, and other updates regularly via emails and e-newsletters, post updates in our online Newsroom, and post on social media. Check out the latest news below.

Annual ACA IRS Reporting Overview and Employee References

Learn about Applicable Large Employer (ALE) reporting requirements, with due dates quickly approaching beginning in late February. Also included is an employee-facing reference to help employees understand IRS Form 1095-C.

New Compliance Requirement for California Insurance Agents’ Email Communications

A new state law requires California insurance brokers and California insurance agencies to list their license numbers in all electronic mail communications involving an activity that requires licensure, effective 1/1/2023. Here’s what you need to know.

CAA’s Prescription Drug Data Collection (RxDC) Requirements for Health Plans

Health plans are required by new federal CAA law to produce reports to CMS detailing Rx drug spending, for calendar years 2020 and 2021 by December 27, 2022, and by June 1st each year thereafter. Here’s what you need to know.

Annual 2023 Employer Compliance Responsibilities

With January quickly approaching, employers face their annual compliance responsibilities regarding health plans, federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance, and COBRA responsibilities. Find out how you can help them stay in compliance and avoid penalties

Small Group Annual Special Open Enrollment Window: Nov. 15 – Dec. 15

The ACA permits Small Groups to enroll for coverage effective 1/1 annually, without having to meet standard employer contribution and/or employee participation requirements. The Special Open Enrollment Window is 11/15-12/15.

Market Update: ACA Family Glitch Fix Final Rule – Compliance Considerations

The recent fix of the ACA’s Family Glitch brings important health plan affordability changes to employees and their dependents. It also raises questions and concerns about employer-sponsored coverage and on-exchange Individual and Family Plan (IFP) coverage.

New Legislation Affects Abortive Health Care in California

New Legislation Affects CA Health Care: Multiple new laws affect abortion rights, birth control, medical privacy, and other issues important to group and individual health plan participants in California. Get the details in our latest Compliance column.