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October 20, 2023

Washington Roundup

On October 18, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service announced, “The applicable dollar amount that must be used to calculate the [PCORI] fee imposed by sections 4375 and 4376 for policy years and plan years that end on or after October 1, 2023, and before October 1, 2024, is $3.22.

HHS’s Office for Civil Rights issued “Resources for Health Care Providers and Patients to Help Educate Patients about Telehealth and the Privacy and Security of Protected Health Information.”

Last week, the Internal Revenue Service released the final versions of the following 2023 Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms: 

  • (1) Form 1094-B, Transmittal of Health Coverage Information Returns
  • (2) Form 1094-C, Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns
  • (3) Form 1095-B, Health Coverage; and 
  • (4) Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage

The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans provides some basics on the final rule on imposing civil monetary penalties for violations of Medicare reporting requirements imposed on group health plans, including FEHB plans, and others. The new rule, which was published on October 11, 2023, takes effect on October 11, 2024.

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