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Update on Machine-Readable File Hosting/Public URL Link
In earlier communications from Diversified Group, you were notified of the requirements of the Transparency in Coverage (TiC) Rules that will be enforced beginning on […]
PCOR Fees Due July 31, 2022
PCOR fees are reported and paid annually using IRS Form 720 (Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return). These fees are due each year by July […]
Machine-Readable File Hosting/Public URL Link
IMPORTANT INFORMATION below regarding your obligation to provide a Machine-Readable File by July 1, 2022. Please read and respond accordingly.
To meet the requirements […]
IRS Releases HSA Adjusted Amounts for 2023
On Friday, April 29, the IRS released Rev. Proc. 2022-24, which outlines the 2023 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts and compatible High Deductible […]
The Camphill Village 5K Trail & Fun Run for All Abilities is BACK!
Diversified Group is proud to be a sponsor of the Camphill Village 5K Trail & Fun Run coming up on Saturday, May 7th! This […]
PCOR Fee Increases for Health Plans
The IRS announced in Notice 2020-84 that the adjusted applicable amount for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCOR) fee for policy or plan years […]
Vaccine Mandates and At Home COVID-19 Testing Kits
Last week there were several developments surrounding the large employer vaccine mandate and the mandate for health plans to cover COVID-19 at home test […]
Update on OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate
Late last week, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) mandating employees to be vaccinated or tested weekly. […]
OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard on Vaccine and Testing Mandates
On November 4, 2021, OSHA published its Vaccine Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The ETS obligates private employers with 100 or more employees to require […]
No Surprises Act Model Notice
Per the No Surprises Act (NSA), a component of the Consolidated Appropriations Act passed in December of 2020, beginning with renewals on or after […]
2022 Important Compliance Dates
This checklist is designed to help companies review the key reporting and notice requirements that may apply to their employer-sponsored group health plans under […]
CT Paid Leave Administrative Process
Effective January 1, 2022, the Connecticut Paid Leave law goes into full effect. Eligible employees may begin submitting claims in December for the January […]
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