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The Benefit
Difference
Newsletter

We want to share with you best practices and best outcomes from employee benefit programs that have made a difference. Hear industry perspectives, insights and findings from Vertus leaders by joining our mailing list.

We want to share with you best practices and best outcomes from employee benefit programs that have made a difference. Hear industry perspectives, insights and findings from Vertus leaders by joining our mailing list.

Compliance Alerts

Key compliance deadlines for employers-sponsored group health plans.

DEADLINE:
March 31, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that are ALEs and sponsor self-insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

Sections 6055/6056 reporting (electronic filing deadline)

DEADLINE:
March 31, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that are not ALEs and sponsor self-insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

Section 6055 reporting (electronic filing deadline)

DEADLINE:
March 31, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers that are ALEs and sponsor fully insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

Section 6056 reporting (electronic filing deadline)

DEADLINE:
July 21, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers with ERISA-covered group health plans that do not qualify for the small plan exemption

REQUIREMENT:

Form 5500 (regular deadline)

DEADLINE:
July 21, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers with self-insured health plans

REQUIREMENT:

PCORI fee (for non-calendar year plans ending between Jan. 1,…

DEADLINE:
September 30, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Group health plans that are subject to the Form 5500 filing requirement (and have not extended the Form 5500 deadline)

REQUIREMENT:

Summary annual report (regular deadline)

DEADLINE:
September 30, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Employers with fully insured health plans that receive MLR rebates

REQUIREMENT:

Medical loss ratio (MLR) rebates

DEADLINE:
October 14, 2020
APPLICABILITY:

Group health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to individuals eligible for Medicare Part D

REQUIREMENT:

Medicare Part D notices

What We’ve Been Reading

One of the ways that we continue to keep up with relevant industry news and challenge ourselves and others to think differently are through a variety of books and engaging authors. Check out a few that are on our desks today!

Traction by Gino Wickman
Traction
Gino Wickman
The Grassroots Health Care Revolution by John Torinus Jr.
The Grassroots Health Care Revolution
John Torinus Jr.
Health Analytics by Jason Burke
Health
Analytics
Jason Burke
The Healthy Workplace
The Healthy
Workplace
Leigh Stringer
Why Nobody Believes the Numbers by Al Lewis
Why Nobody Believes the Numbers
Al Lewis
Reinventing American Health Care by Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Reinventing American
Health Care
Reinventing American Health Care by
CEO's Guide to Restoring the American Dream by Dave Chase
CEO's Guide to Restoring the American Dream
Dave Chase
Uncommon Service by Frances Frei and Anne Morriss
Uncommon
Service
Frances Frei | Anne Morriss
Workplace Wellness that Works by Laura Putnam
Workplace Wellness
that Works
Laura Putnam