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December 17, 2012 – Cypress Benefit Administrators
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PCORIFees on Plans and Policies for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCORI) Trust Fund
The PPACA imposes a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee on health plan sponsors and issuers of individual and group accident and health policies. The first year the fee is one dollar per covered life for the year, and increases to two dollars the second year. December 6, the IRS released final regulations on the PCORI fee. Learn more about how fees are calculated, who they apply to, what they are used for, effective dates and more in this Q&A-formatted review of key topics.  <back to top>
PCdoneyHealth Care Reform an Unfolding Story: Health Plan Adviser Explains Possibilities  
Now that President Barack Obama has won re-election, the nation is waiting to see how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect the health care industry and consumers. Tom Doney, president of Cypress Benefit Administrators, Grand Chute, which helps businesses set up health plans, offered his insight on the possibilities. Read the full story.   back to top>
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