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The following articles were posted in 2012.

2013 IRS HSA Limits Announced

Starting in 2007, the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (TRHCA) requires that the IRS release the upcoming year’s new HSA limits prior to June 1st.

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Posted on November 25, 2012 by GARY B. KUSHNER, SPHR, CBP, PRESIDENT AND CEO

What to Include or Exclude in PPACA W-2 Reporting

By Gary Kushner, SPHR, CBP
President and CEO, Kushner & Company

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Posted on November 06, 2012

COBRA Penalties for "Innocent Mistakes"-A Recent Court Ruling

We talk often about the dangers of COBRA noncompliance. A seemingly simple process can lead to easily made mistakes with significant penalties and claims costs. The recent case, shown below, demonstrates the potential damage for even “innocent mistakes.”

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Posted on November 01, 2012 by BEN COHEN, CEBS, PRACTICE LEADER, HEALTH AND WELFARE BENEFITS

Required Health Plan Annual Notices - 2012 Edition

By Ben Cohen, CEBS
Practice Leader - Health and Welfare Benefits

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Posted on October 15, 2012

Michigan Public Employer 2013 Health Plan Caps

By Ben Cohen, CEBS
Practice Leader - Health and Welfare Benefits

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Posted on October 07, 2012

Comments to IRS on "Use It or Lose It" Rule

In reviewing the legislative and regulatory history of Internal Revenue Code Section 125, we believe that Treasury has the authority to abolish or amend both the “use it or lose it” and “risk shift” rules, providing plan participants and sponsoring employers with increased flexibility while at the same time protecting both groups from financial gain or loss.

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Posted on August 17, 2012 by GARY B. KUSHNER, SPHR, CBP, PRESIDENT AND CEO

Health Care Reform Update: The Supreme Court Has Spoken-Now What?

By Gary Kushner, SPHR, CBP
President and CEO, Kushner & Company

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Posted on June 28, 2012

Positive Guidance on $2,500 Health FSA Cap Update for 2013 (And Some Maybe Even Better News)

By Ben Cohen, CEBS
Practice Leader - Health and Welfare Benefits

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Posted on June 04, 2012

New W-2 Reporting Guidance under Health Care Reform

By Ben Cohen, CEBS
Practice Leader - Health and Welfare Benefits

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Posted on February 14, 2012

New Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) Rules

By Ben Cohen, CEBS
Practice Leader - Health and Welfare Benefits

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Posted on February 13, 2012

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