Compliance Corner is a bi-weekly update with the latest news and resources on benefits compliance, federal health, healthcare reform and COVID-19. The content in Compliance Corner is produced by our parent company at NFP.
The situation and guidance surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) are rapidly evolving on a daily and sometimes hourly basis. While we address current federal and state guidance, we expect that there will be additional changes in the coming days and weeks. We will do our best to update you on these developments, but please understand that this publication only reflects the guidance we’ve received to date.
Employers should consult with their counsel and plan advisors to remain abreast of all compliance obligations.
Announcements and Reminders
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Benefits Compliance Webinar Series – Register Now
Join the Benefits Compliance team for the third installment of our webinar series on the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). This webinar is meant to clear up unanswered questions relating to the law’s requirements (including COBRA subsidies), discuss government guidance, and address the steps employers will need to take to comply with the law.
Reminder: 2020 HSA Contributions and Corrections Deadline May 17
Frequently Asked Question
How do the ARPA COBRA subsidies interact with the extension of certain timeframes relief?
COVID-19-Related Benefits Compliance Resources Available »
Congressional Research Service Issues Report Regarding Payroll Tax Credit for COVID-19 Sick and Family Leave »
DOL Issues Guidance Regarding the ARPA COBRA Subsidies »
DOL Issues FAQs Regarding Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity CAA Implementation »
IRS Lists Top Mistakes in Voluntary Correction Program Submissions »
Mark Bailey, Jr. is the Senior Marketing Manager of NFP's Atlantic region. Before joining the company, Mark was a production assistant on the tv show Glee and an on-air talent on 95.1 WAPE. He has over 10 years of experience in the insurance and corporate benefits space. Mark is an avid Jacksonville Jaguars fan and loves to spend his free time building custom mechanical keyboards.