Volume 4
June 7, 2017



Legislative Roundup

DOL issues FAQ & statement on the impending fiduciary rule

Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Acosta issued an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal confirming the DOL is moving forward with its new fiduciary standards rule that expands to include HSA investments. During the transition period, we expect to see more delays and revisions.

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CBO & JCT impact estimates in for the House-passed AHCA

Learn how the House-passed AHCA scored with the CBO and JCT and the impact it will have on the Federal budget, health insurance coverage, premiums and out-of-pocket payments, as well as the stability of the health insurance market.

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State of the healthcare agenda after the House passes AHCA

The same day the AHCA passed the House, the IRS announced increased 2018 inflation-adjusted limits for HSAs. In 2018, account-holders will be able to contribute $3,450 for single coverage or up to $6,900 for family coverage. The House-passed bill aims to expand HSAs, raising tax-free contribution limits to match the out-of-pocket maximums of HSA-qualified health plans, and add provisions to make HSAs more flexible.

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Industry News Roundup

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Committee issues letter urging DOL to delay fiduciary rule

Committee on Education & the Workforce

There's clear & convincing evidence that the rule will cause harm to retirement savers.

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Regulatory barriers to saving for retirement 

Subcommittee on Health, Employment Labor & Pensions    

On May 18, a hearing examined the impact of the DOL fiduciary rule. View it on-demand.

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