Category Archives: PCORI

The 2017 Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee

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It’s that time of year again. The Affordable Care Act imposes an annual fee called the Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF) on insurers and plan sponsors of self-insured coverage to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. The fee is based on the average covered lives for the applicable plan year. IRS Notice 2016 ... Read More

ACA Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fee Filing Deadline Approaching

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This is an early reminder that employers with insured plans/HRA arrangements are required to report and pay the 2015 ACA Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees for the HRA plan no later than July 31, 2016. The IRS has adjusted the ACA fee amount for this year to $2.17 per insured life. As in previous years, employers must repo ... Read More

Implementing ACA – A Healthcare Reform Update

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What the PPACA Delays Mean Recent delays have highlighted the administrations overall concerns with the complexities of integrating healthcare reform and the need for more time for effective implementation of some of the mandates. The delay of the ACA mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements in addition to the delay of the play or pay ... Read More

GSA Healthcare Reform Series: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fees

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fees Government Service Administrators (GSA) continues to partner with our clients in achieving compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requirements. PPACA imposes a new Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee, formerly Comparative Effectiveness Re ... Read More