1. Whether you should be paying the PCORI fee on your self-insured arrangement.

Sponsors of self-insured health plans must pay a fee to help fund the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The PCORI fee is equal to the average number of “lives covered” during the plan year multiplied by an applicable dollar amount. The

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With open enrollment fast approaching, employers should be sure that the participants and beneficiaries in their employer-sponsored group health plans receive a completed standardized “Summary of Benefits and Coverage” (“SBC”) form containing information required by the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).  ACA requires health plans to provide consumers