Transitional Reinsurance Fee Delay
The Department of Health and Human Services has delayed the submittal deadline of employer enrollment counts for 2014 to administer the fees owed under the Transitional Reinsurance program to 11:59 pm on December 15, 2014. The original deadline under the program was November 15, 2014. The deadlines for payments of the two part of the fee (January 15, 2015 and November 15, 2015) remain the same.
The Transitional Reinsurance Fee, paid by insurers for insured medical plans and by plan sponsors of self-funded plans, was instituted by Health Care Reform to help stabilize premiums for coverage in the individual health care market during the first three years of operation of the Federal and State Public Exchanges.