Reviewing the Comparative Effectiveness Fees with an Eye on July 31

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As many of you may know recently the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations on the Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Fee which will be imposed on health insurers and plans sponsor of group health plans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a new Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to conduct research eva ... Read More

The Importance of SCA Compliance and Review of Recent DOL Violations

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With the Department of Labor wage and hour investigations on the rise, now is an important time to review your company’s SCA compliance. GSA offers customized, in-house training on SCA compliance. While regulations may be satisfied in a number of ways, our technical experts will educate your staff on practical applications that will show you h ... Read More

To Play-or-Pay? What is Your Company’s Health Care Reform Strategy

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To "Play-or-Pay?" What is Your Company’s Healthcare Reform Strategy In 2014, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will require companies who employ more than 50 full-time employees to offer health insurance coverage; send employees to an Exchange and pay a penalty of $2,000 per employee per year or develop a “minimum value” ... Read More

New regulations on Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts

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Effective January 18, 2013: New regulations on Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts The Department of Labor has announced that new regulations addressing the Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts covered by the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract (Act) will go into effect on January 18, 2013. The pu ... Read More