SUBSCRIPTION

Compensation & Benefits Plus

Bloomberg BNA’s Compensation & Benefits Plus™ is a premier service that simplifies the complexity of employee benefits compliance, administration, and design by providing up-to-date source materials, practice tools, news, and in-depth analysis written by leading tax and ERISA practitioners — all in one place.

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OVERVIEW

EXPERT NEWS & COMMENTARY

Stay alert on how developments create new issues for your company or clients with Bloomberg BNA’s proprietary Compensation Planning Journal™, a monthly journal with practitioner-authored articles on complex topics and successful strategies. In addition, you will receive alerts to government actions and policy decisions.


TRUSTED ANALYSIS

Turn to Bloomberg BNA’s team of highly regarded experts for exceptional analysis on employee benefits plan design, compliance, and administration. This includes access to the renowned Health Care Reform Adviser, which offers in-depth coverage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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TIMESAVING PRACTICE TOOLS

Increase productivity and efficiency by using Bloomberg BNA’s proven and exclusively developed practice aids, timelines, charts, client letters, forms, and working papers.


WHAT'S AVAILABLE

Practice Tools
  • Health Care Reform Legislation Timelines track developments in connection with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, and amendments to the Public Health Service Act.  Tools include:
    • tables, charts, and lists
    • sample forms and notices
    • compliance flowcharts
    • model claims procedures
    • sample plans
Primary Sources
  • ERISA
  • Public Health Service Act
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Amending Legislation
  • Securities Statutes, Regulations, and Documents
  • DOL & PBGC Regulations and Documents
  • Health and Human Services Regulations and Documents
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Documents
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners Documents
  • Congressional Research Service Reports

TOPICS COVERED

Expert Analysis
  • Health Care Reform Adviseris the go-to resource for tax professionals seeking exceptional analysis and practical guidance for understanding the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on businesses.  Features include model policies, state-by-state law summaries that detail health rules in each state, internal and external claims procedures, sample notices and forms and compliance flowcharts. Topics include:
    • Tax credits for small businesses
    • Other tax incentives for employers
    • Health insurance market reform
    • Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) 
    • Plan administration requirements 
    • Retiree health benefits
    • Health Insurance Marketplace provisions 
    • State-based exchanges
    • Group health plan insurance provisions
    • Health plan design options
    • Taxation of employees and individuals
    • Implications for employer-sponsored health benefits
    • HIPAA, COBRA and FMLA

SPECIFICATIONS

Formats and Frequency

Health Care Reform Adviserupdated continually online. Compensation Planning Journal updated monthly. Email updates sent monthly.