Contribution Health Blog


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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How Does Level Funding Compare with Fixed Funded Products?

February 19th, 2019

The large insurance companies including Blue plans (generally referred to as BUCA’s) are offering a version of self-funding we characterize as ...

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Texas Judge Rules Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional

January 29th, 2019

United States District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas ruled in favor of an argument by a group of states attorneys g...

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Update: Are You Ready for ACA Reporting?

November 29th, 2018

12/4/2018 Update:  The IRS recently released Notice 2018-94 which extends the deadline ...

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