Expanding HRA Options Effective 2020

2019-06-25T08:00:06+00:00

On June 13, 2019, The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury issued the final rule expanding health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) which allows employers greater flexibility in the breadth and scope of HRAs available for their employees. Background: Since 2013, regulations have prohibited employers from paying for an employee’s individual health insurance policy [...]

Expanding HRA Options Effective 20202019-06-25T08:00:06+00:00

IRS Publishes PCOR Fees through September 2019

2019-01-18T10:32:44+00:00

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund fee is a fee on issuers of health insurance policies and plan sponsors of self-insured health plans that helps to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), which was established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The institute assists, through research, patients, clinicians, purchasers and policy-makers, in making informed [...]

IRS Publishes PCOR Fees through September 20192019-01-18T10:32:44+00:00

Despite Recent Court Ruling – ACA Enforcement Is Still the Law of the Land… For Now

2018-12-18T15:12:45+00:00

On December 14th, the U.S. District Court for the Fifth Circuit in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional in light of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 which eliminated the tax penalty under the individual mandate. The district court sided with 20 Republican state attorneys general that argued since the individual [...]

Despite Recent Court Ruling – ACA Enforcement Is Still the Law of the Land… For Now2018-12-18T15:12:45+00:00

IRS Releases Adjusted PCOR Fee

2018-11-08T16:28:39+00:00

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund fee is a fee on issuers of health insurance policies and plan sponsors of self-insured health plans that helps to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), which was established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The institute assists, through research, patients, clinicians, purchasers and policy-makers, in making health decisions by [...]

IRS Releases Adjusted PCOR Fee2018-11-08T16:28:39+00:00

MassHealth Reinstates HIRD Reporting for Employer Sponsored Health Plans

2018-11-07T20:57:08+00:00

The Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD) form is a new state reporting requirement in Massachusetts beginning in 2018. This form differs from the original HIRD form that was passed into law in 2006 and repealed in 2014. The 2018 form is administered by MassHealth and the Department of Revenue (DOR) through the MassTaxConnect (MTC) web [...]

MassHealth Reinstates HIRD Reporting for Employer Sponsored Health Plans2018-11-07T20:57:08+00:00

Maine is Reinstituting the Per Member Per Month Assessment to Fund the Maine Guaranteed Access Reinsurance Program

2018-11-07T19:36:54+00:00

Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) permits a state to apply for a State Innovation Waiver to pursue innovative strategies for providing their residents with access to high quality, affordable health insurance while retaining the basic protections of the ACA. Recently several states have applied for waivers and have been approved. Among these is the State of [...]

Maine is Reinstituting the Per Member Per Month Assessment to Fund the Maine Guaranteed Access Reinsurance Program2018-11-07T19:36:54+00:00

DG Compliance Alert: 2016 ACA Employer Shared Responsibilities Tracking & Reporting Services

2016-08-04T14:54:13+00:00

We have received a number of inquiries this year as to whether Diversified Group will be providing ACA reporting services for 2016. We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with MZQ Consulting again this year! MZQ Consulting did an exceptional job filing the 2015 1094-C and 1095-C for so many of our self-funded [...]

DG Compliance Alert: 2016 ACA Employer Shared Responsibilities Tracking & Reporting Services2016-08-04T14:54:13+00:00

Corporate Fitness & Health Offers Summer Screening Special – Call Today!

2016-07-21T12:25:47+00:00

For a limited time only, Corporate Fitness & Health (CF&H) is offering discounted onsite health screenings! Schedule your screening for anytime from now until August 31, 2016 and receive 20% off per person. Screening Includes: A Non-Fasting Finger Stick Test which includes: Total Cholesterol HDL Cholesterol Risk Ratio Glucose Blood Pressure Check Height Weight BMI Body Fat [...]

Corporate Fitness & Health Offers Summer Screening Special – Call Today!2016-07-21T12:25:47+00:00

Plan Members Can Now Access RealTimeChoices on the Diversified Member Portal!

2016-06-02T21:16:10+00:00

As part of the continued enhancements to our member portal, we have added a section completely dedicated to RealTimeChoices! Now when members login to their Diversified account, they will see a RealTimeChoices tab that contains important program materials, contact information and a link to compare providers. We think this is a much more efficient way [...]

Plan Members Can Now Access RealTimeChoices on the Diversified Member Portal!2016-06-02T21:16:10+00:00

Introducing the Diversified Group ‘My Flex’ App!

2015-10-08T20:51:47+00:00

Account Access As Mobile As You Are! Have the account information you need, right when you need it most! Our new My Flex mobile app makes it easy to manage your flex spending account on the go. Our secure mobile app offers the following features: Free smart phone app available for any Apple or Android [...]

Introducing the Diversified Group ‘My Flex’ App!2015-10-08T20:51:47+00:00