Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know When Going from Fully Insured to Self-Funded

November's Feature Video This webinar will: Describe the terms fully insured and self-funded Briefly describe the laws and regulations that govern self-funded plans Discuss the main ... More

Tell Congress to Delay or Permanently Repeal the Cadillac/excise Tax!

In January 2017, Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced S. 58, and Representatives Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) introduced H.R. 173, legislation to repeal the ... More

Charging Employees Different Premiums

Employers who are designing a health and welfare benefit plan for their employees often wonder about the rules relating to setting premiums for employees. Employers generally have significant ... More

Final Forms for ACA Reporting Released

On Sept. 28, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released final 2017 forms for reporting under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056. 2017 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C (and related ... More

ACA Fee Highlights and 2018 Updates

The IRS and the Department of Health and Human Services have issued final regulations that provide details on several fees that will be due as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ... More

Power Kunkle Fall Symposium 2017

The Power Kunkle Team sincerely appreciates everyone who took time out of their busy schedule to attend our Fall Symposium. A special thank-you to those participants of the Symposium Feedback Survey.  ... More

Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know About Wellness Program Administration

October's Feature Video This webinar will: Describe wellness programs Briefly describe the laws and regulations that govern wellness programs Discuss how employers should approach ... More

IRS Releases Draft Forms and Instructions for ACA Reporting

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released draft 2017 forms for reporting under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056.  Draft forms and instructions released are for: Form ... More

Congress May Ruin the Insurance Risk Pool

The employer-based system is highly efficient at providing American workers and their families with affordable coverage options through group purchasing and its associated economies of scale of ... More

Court Orders EEOC to Reconsider Wellness Rules

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has directed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to reconsider its final wellness rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act ... More