Employer Webinar: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021
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About the Event
On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Appropriations Act) was enacted. The Appropriations Act contains various provisions affecting group health plans including health flexible spending arrangement (health FSA) and dependent care flexible spending arrangement (DCAP) relief, mental health and substance use disorder parity, and the No Surprises Act. This webinar will help employers understand these provisions and the steps an employer should take to be compliant.
Additionally, this webinar will address the compliance considerations for employers seeking to implement a vaccine wellness program to encourage employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
This webinar will:
- Describe the optional carry over, grace period, post-termination reimbursement, DCAP carry forward, and midyear election change relief available for health FSAs and DCAPs and plan amendment considerations
- Describe the comparative analysis of nonquantitative treatment limitations (NQTLs) on mental health and substance use disorder benefits requirement and what plans should do to begin complying with this requirement
- Provide an overview of the group health plan requirements under the No Surprises Act that seeks to prevent surprise medical bills for emergency services and air ambulance bills
- Describe the compliance considerations under ERISA, HIPAA, ADA, and GINA for employers seeking to implement a COVID-19 vaccine incentive wellness program
Webinar is free to our clients!
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