What the Cromnibus Law Means for Multiemployer Pension Plans

Julie Stich, CEBS

By: Julie Stich, CEBS On December 13, 2014, Congress passed the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPRA) as part of the federal spending “cromnibus” bill, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015. The multiemployer defined benefit pension reform provisions were introduced […]

One Less Thing to Do: HIPAA Certificates of Creditable Coverage

Lois Gleason, CEBS

By: Lois Mathis-Glea​​son, CEBS The Affordable Care Act (ACA) gave health plans an extraordinary amount of new reporting and disclosure requirements. However, one preexisting requirement (pun intended) will disappear beginning January 1, 2015: The HIPAA Certificate of Creditable Coverage.   ​​Health plans had […]