Contribution Health Blog


Be Proactive Not Reactive to Cancer Risks

February 3rd, 2020

By:  Rebecca c. Modene Phd, RN – Manager of Clinical Underwriting February is National Cancer Prevention Month, which coincides with World Cance...

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Fourth Circuit Fiduciary Duty Decision

January 14th, 2020

Fourth Circuit affirms Plan Administrator’s Status as ERISA Fiduciary in Life Insurance Case  In a recent appeal, Dawson-Murdock v. National Cou...

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ICHRAs and ACA Affordability Rules

December 17th, 2019

Effective January 1, 2020, many employers will have the option of offering individual coverage HRAs (“ICHRAs”) to reimburse employees for indiv...

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Surprise Medical Billing – Federal Law Developments

November 19th, 2019

Employers and employees alike experience the headache and often significant financial burden surprise medical bills (balance billing from an in-net...

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Association Health Plan Developments

October 22nd, 2019

A recent court decision calls into question the Department of Labor’s 2018 final rule on association health plans (“AHPs”).  On March 28, 20...

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DOL Proposed Changes to FMLA Forms

September 23rd, 2019

On August 5, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) published a notice seeking public comment on proposed revisions to several mod...

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Employer Clinic Compliance Issues

August 7th, 2019

An employer clinic (sometimes referred to as onsite or worksite clinics) historically provided care to employees for on-the-job accidents and first...

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Updated HHS Civil Monetary Penalties

June 19th, 2019

Department of Health and Human Services Issues Updated Civil Monetary Penalties for 2018 On October 11, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Se...

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Proposed Regulations for HRAs

March 19th, 2019

On October 23, 2018, the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services released proposed regulations that would authorize employer-...

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