The Beacon Newsletter

The Beacon – December 30, 2022

The Beacon – December 30, 2022

MZQ Beacon Alert - December 30, 2022 In this Edition: "On December 23, 2022, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (CAA23) was signed into law. While this legislation does not include as many health provisions as the CAA of 2021, it does include anticipated relief...

The Beacon – December 27, 2022

The Beacon – December 27, 2022

MZQ Beacon Alert - December 27, 2022 In this Edition: "Late in the afternoon on December 23, 2022, the Administration issued Affordable Care Act FAQ #56, and in doing so gave a little holiday gift to all group health plans nationwide. The guidance establishes limited...

The Beacon – December 22, 2022

The Beacon – December 22, 2022

MZQ Beacon Alert - December 22, 2022 In this Edition: "The Department of Health and Human Services has announced the new out-of-pocket (OOP) limits that will apply to group and individual health plans during the 2024 plan year. To comply with the ACA,...

The Beacon – December 20, 2022

The Beacon – December 20, 2022

MZQ Beacon Alert - December 20, 2022 In this Edition: "The end of the 2022 calendar year is fast approaching, and with it come numerous deadlines that can directly or indirectly impact employer group health plans. [In this document you'll find] an overview of several...

The Beacon – October 19, 2022

The Beacon – October 19, 2022

MZQ Beacon Alert - October 19, 2022 In this Edition: On October 18, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued Revenue Procedure 2022-38 that sets forthvarious 2023 tax-related limits that have been adjusted for inflation. The table below identifiesupdates to the 2023...

The Beacon – August 25, 2022

The Beacon – August 25, 2022

MZQ Beacon Alert - August 25, 2022 In this Edition: On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the sweeping Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the IRA) into law. In addition to the act’s deficit reduction measures and the changes it makes to tax law and energy policies,...

The Beacon – August 22, 2022

The Beacon – August 22, 2022

MZQ Beacon Alert - August 22, 2022 In this Edition: On Friday, August 19, 2022 the DOL, HHS, and Treasury issued updated FAQ's addressing the machine readable file requirements, which are part of the CAA Transparency in Coverage Rules. In short, employers no long have...