Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF)/PCORI Fee 2018

  Organizations with self-insured plans, including Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs) and certain Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), must pay the Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF) every year (AKA: "PCORI Fee").  This fee is part of the Affordable Care Act and funds the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).  It is due to the IRS via Form 720 by July 31, 2018 for... Read More

PCORI Fees Reminder – July 31, 2016

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PCORI (Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute) Fees On December 6, 2012 the IRS issued final regulations regarding the ‘temporary’ annual payment of the PCORI Fees by fully-insured carriers and self-insured plan sponsors of ‘applicable’ health plans, including those covering retirees and COBRA individuals (Internal Revenue Code Sections 4375 and 4376). Beginning July 2013, the fully insured carriers and most plan... Read More