Employee Benefits

An employer providing a Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement (QSEHRA) for 2019 must provide written notice no later than October 3, 2018. […]

Although the tax reform changes involving retirement plans were not as sweeping as many had feared, they remain worthy of attention.

In October 2017, the IRS issued comprehensive guidance (Notice 2017-67) on the rules governing QSEHRAs, generally effective in 2018. The following FAQs summarize the current rules applicable to QSEHRAs. […]

Houston Harbaugh, P.C. has been named to the 2018 edition of US News – Best Lawyers’® “Best Law Firms.” Recognized as a “Metropolitan Tier 1” firm in Health Care Law and Employee Benefits/ERISA Law. […]

In order to qualify as a principal-purpose organization, the organization must be controlled by or associated with a church, and its “principal purpose” must be the administration or funding of the plan. […]

On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision, holding that employee benefit plans maintained by an organization affiliated with a church can meet the definition of a “church plan”. […]

The 21st Century Cures Act allows small employers that do not offer any group health plan to their employees to adopt a Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement to reimburse employees for premiums they pay for individual insurance policies. […]

Wellness programs, gaining in popularity in an effort to curb rising healthcare premiums, must comply with a number challenging regulations. The EEOC has recently issued additional regulations that are inconsistent with existing regulations […]

Employers have begun receiving Health Insurance Marketplace Notices from the Department of Health and Human Services. Will you need to respond? […]

The IRS and the Treasury Department extended the deadlines for several Affordable Care Act reporting requirements through publication of Notice 2016-4. […]