Form I-9 is used by all employers to verify the identity and employment authorization of new employees working in the United States. A new revised fillable or paper form, published by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), must be used starting January 22, 2017.
Blue KC will update its prescription drug plan designs for group members in Blue-Care (HMO), BlueSelect Plus (PPO), Preferred-Care (PPO) and Preferred-Care Blue (PPO) plans, effective March 1, 2017.
Federal rate remains at $7.25; KCMO wage dispute unsettled
The IRS recently issued Notice 2016-70 granting employers and other coverage providers an additional month to deliver IRS Form 1095-B and Form 1095-C to employees and other covered individuals. Forms for the 2016 calendar year now are due March 2, 2017, rather than January 31.
Prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, a federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime regulations set to take effect December 1, 2016. The new rule would have raised the minimum salary level for administrative, professional and...
Changes to affect small groups (2-99)
Effective December 31, 2016, Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, and St. John’s Hospital, Leavenworth, Kansas, will be removed from Humana’s provider network for all Humana fully insured, level-funded and ASO plans.
Blue KC will update its prescription drug plan designs for non-ACA Small Group (1-50) and Mid-Market (51-99) plans effective October 1, 2016, upon the group’s renewal.
Self-insured health plans must report member count by November 15