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2019 Aon Washington Report Index


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Weekly legislative updates affecting the U.S. workforce and workplace.

Aon Washington Report - 9/11/2019
  • Congress Reconvenes
  • IRS Announces ACA Section 9010 Health Insurance Providers Fee
Aon Washington Report - 9/04/2019
  • Congress Adjourned for Summer Recess
Aon Washington Report - 8/28/2019
  • Congress Adjourned for Summer Recess
  • IRS Releases Notice on Extension of Temporary Nondiscrimination Relief for Closed Defined Benefit Plans Through 2020
  • HHS Delays Rule on ACA Out-of-Pocket Maximum and Brand Name Drug Coupons
Aon Washington Report - 8/21/2019
  • Congress Adjourned for Summer Recess
  • OFCCP Releases Proposed Rule Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the Equal Opportunity Clause's Religious Exemption
Aon Washington Report - 8/14/2019
  • PBGC Issues FY 2018 Projections Report
  • DOL Requests Comments on Proposed Revisions to FMLA Forms
Aon Washington Report - 8/07/2019
  • President Signs Budget Bill Into Law
  • Congress Adjourned for Summer Recess
  • EBSA Publishes Final Regulation on Small Employer Retirement Plans
  • Now Available: Retirement Legal Consulting & Compliance Quarterly Update
Aon Washington Report - 7/31/2019
  • House Passes Budget Bill; Moves to Senate
  • House Approves Bill Providing Loans to Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plans
  • Congress Adjourns for Summer Recess
  • IRS Releases ACA Indexing Adjustments for Affordability and Premium Tax Credit Determinations
  • IRS Publishes 2020 Indexed Affordability Threshold
Aon Washington Report - 7/24/2019
  • House Passes Bill Raising Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour
  • House Approves Bill Repealing ACA Cadillac Tax; Senate Passage Uncertain
  • IRS Expands List of Preventive Care Benefits HDHP Can Pay Before Deductible Is Met
Aon Washington Report - 7/17/2019
  • PBGC Updates Coverage Determination Form and Instructions
  • PBGC Publishes Proposed Rules on Clarifications and Corrections Impacting Premium Reduction Strategies, Reportable Events, Section 4010 Filings, and Standard Termination Filings
  • EEOC Provides Materials and FAQs on EEO-1 Pay Data Collection; Launches New Website
  • President Trump Signs Executive Order on Improving Health Care Price and Quality Transparency
Aon Washington Report - 6/26/2019
  • President Signs Executive Order on Health Care Pricing and Transparency
  • Congress Scheduled to Recess Next Week
  • DOL Releases Proposed Rule on Apprenticeship Program and Announces Other Updates
  • Employees Can Use HRAs to Buy Individual Health Insurance Policies Starting After 2019
Aon Washington Report - 6/19/2019
  • Departments Release Final Regulations on HRAs and Other Account-Based Group Health Plans
Aon Washington Report - 6/12/2019
  • SEC Issues Final Regulations and Interpretations on Investment Advice
  • Regulation Best Interest
  • Form CRS Relationship Summary
  • Interpretation: Standard of Conduct for Investment Advisers
  • Interpretation: Broker-Dealer Exclusion
Aon Washington Report - 6/5/2019
  • IRS Announces 2020 HSA Limits
  • New HHS Rule Narrows Scope of ACA Nondiscrimination Rules
  • IRS Issues 2020 HSA Limits
  • A Plan Has to Know Its Limitations: HHS Issues 2020 Benefit and Payment Parameters While IRS Announces 2020 HSA Limits
Aon Washington Report - 5/29/2019
  • Congress Adjourns for Memorial Day Holiday
  • House Approves Retirement Bill
  • HHS Releases Proposed Rule to Revise ACA Section 1557 Rule
Aon Washington Report - 5/22/2019
  • House Approves Equality Act; Senate Passage Unlikely
  • House Passes Drug Pricing Bill With ACA Provisions
Aon Washington Report - 5/15/2019
  • PBGC Releases New Single-Employer Guarantee Study and Updates 2016 Data Tables
  • IRS Releases 2019 Maximum Values for Use With Vehicle Cents-Per-Mile and Fleet-Average Valuation Rules
  • Now Available: Retirement Legal Consulting & Compliance Quarterly Update
Aon Washington Report - 5/08/2019
  • Departments Publish RFI Regarding State Relief and Empowerment Waivers
  • IRS Releases Revenue Procedure on Limited Expansion of Determination Letter Program for Individually Designed Plans
Aon Washington Report - 5/1/2019
  • EBSA Releases Policy Statement Relating to the U.S. District Court Ruling in State of New York v. United States Department of Labor
  • Ruling: Employers Must Provide 2018 Pay Data by September 30, 2019; EEOC Must Also Choose to Collect a Second Year of Pay Data From 2017 or 2019
Aon Washington Report - 4/24/2019
  • Congress on Spring Recess
  • CMS Releases Final Regulations on 2020 Benefit and Payment Parameters
  • IRS Publishes Revenue Procedure Revising Previous EPCRS Guidance
Aon Washington Report - 4/17/2019
  • Congress on Two-Week Recess
  • OMB Requires Guidance Documents to Undergo Economic Impact Review
Aon Washington Report - 4/10/2019
  • CMS Releases Contract Year 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Flexibility Final Rule; Includes Telehealth Access
Aon Washington Report - 4/03/2019
  • House Passes Paycheck Fairness Act
  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Final Regulations on AHPs
  • DOL Publishes Proposed Rule on Regular Rate Requirements
  • DOL Issues Proposed Rule on Joint Employer Arrangements
  • U.S. District Court Strikes Down AHP Regulations
Aon Washington Report - 3/27/2019
  • IRS Releases Updated Mortality Improvement Rates and Static Mortality Tables for Defined Benefit Pension Plans for 2020
  • President Releases Additional Budget Details; Includes PBGC Changes
  • DOL Says Employers May Not Delay, or Permit Waiver of, FMLA Leave
Aon Washington Report - 3/13/2019
  • President Trump Releases Fiscal Year 2020 Budget
  • Congress Remains in Session; Expected Recess Mid-Month
  • HHS Releases RFI on Selling Health Insurance Across State Lines
  • IRS Releases Notice on Lump-Sum Payment Option to Retirees Currently Receiving Annuity Payments Under a Defined Benefit Plan
  • DOL Announces Proposed Rule Updating Overtime Provisions
  • Federal Judge Reinstates EEOC Pay Data Collection Requirement
Aon Washington Report - 3/06/2019
  • Congress Remains in Session; Expected Recess Mid-Month
Aon Washington Report - 2/27/2019
  • Departments Request Information Regarding Grandfathered Group Health Plans and Grandfathered Group Health Insurance Coverage
Aon Washington Report - 2/21/2019
  • President Signs Spending Bill Into Law
  • Now Available: Retirement Legal Consulting & Compliance Quarterly Update
Aon Washington Report - 2/13/2019
  • Congress Focuses on Passing Spending Bill
Aon Washington Report - 2/06/2019
  • President Trump Delivers SOTU
  • HHS Releases Proposed Regulations on Removal of Safe Harbor Protection for Rebates Involving Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Creation of New Safe Harbor Protection for Certain Point-of-Sale Reductions in Price on Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Certain PBM Service Fees
  • CMS Proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D Payment and Policy Updates
  • HHS Proposes Banning Rx Rebates Paid in Medicare and Other Government Programs
Aon Washington Report - 1/30/2019
  • Government Shutdown Ends as President Signs Temporary Spending Bill Into Law
  • SOTU Address Scheduled for February 5
Aon Washington Report - 1/23/2019
  • CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Payment Notice for 2020 Coverage Year
  • IRS Releases Revenue Procedure on Determination of W-2 Wages
  • 2019 Medicare Part D Disclosure Reminder
  • IRS Issues Form 8994 on the Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit
  • Aon Publications on Federal Developments in 2018
Aon Washington Report - 1/16/2019
  • 2019 Aon Compliance Calendar—Significant Compensation and Benefit Due Dates
Aon Washington Report - 1/9/2019
  • 116th Congress Begins Session, SOTU Address January 29

Weekly legislative updates affecting the U.S. workforce and workplace.

Aon Washington Report - 2/06/2019
  • President Trump Delivers SOTU
  • HHS Releases Proposed Regulations on Removal of Safe Harbor Protection for Rebates Involving Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Creation of New Safe Harbor Protection for Certain Point-of-Sale Reductions in Price on Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Certain PBM Service Fees
  • CMS Proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D Payment and Policy Updates
  • HHS Proposes Banning Rx Rebates Paid in Medicare and Other Government Programs
Aon Washington Report - 1/30/2019
  • Government Shutdown Ends as President Signs Temporary Spending Bill Into Law
  • SOTU Address Scheduled for February 5
Aon Washington Report - 1/23/2019
  • CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Payment Notice for 2020 Coverage Year
  • IRS Releases Revenue Procedure on Determination of W-2 Wages
  • 2019 Medicare Part D Disclosure Reminder
  • IRS Issues Form 8994 on the Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit
  • Aon Publications on Federal Developments in 2018
Aon Washington Report - 1/16/2019
  • 2019 Aon Compliance Calendar—Significant Compensation and Benefit Due Dates
Aon Washington Report - 1/9/2019
  • 116th Congress Begins Session, SOTU Address January 29
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