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Will OMB Ever Push the Button to Finalize Fee Disclosure Regulations, and What About the Summary of Benefits and Coverage Regulations?

Phyllis Borzi, Assistant Secretary of the Employee Benefits Security Administration ("EBSA") and one of the founding members of the Worldwide Employee Benefits Network ("WEB") paid a visit to WEB's Cleveland Chapter yesterday. One of the issues she addressed was the status of the retirement plan service provider disclosure regulations. … Continue Reading

Health Care Plan Summary of Benefits and Coverage: Still No Final Model, But Substantial Excise Taxes Are Looming Anyway

In our prior blog, we explained that under principles of triage, employers may need to focus on the current annual enrollment and wait to take care of the Summary of Benefits and Coverage ("SBC"). Although the SBC does not need immediate attention, we caution employers not to wait too long or take the SBC responsibilities too lightly.… Continue Reading