Sarah Borders, CEBS

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Principal, Benefits Compliance Solutions. Sarah has spent the last 15 years in the employee benefits industry, has numerous designations and serves on NAHU’s Employer Working Group Subcommittee and is an active board member of Austin AHU. She recently stepped down as Vice President of Benefits Compliance at one of the nation's largest brokerage firms to start her own compliance consulting practice. Her designations include an active license with the Texas Department of Insurance, CEBS (Certified Employee Benefits Specialist), Certified Health Care Reform Professional, HIPAA certification and Health Care Service Associate. She holds an MBA from Texas A&M Corpus Christi and a BA from University of Incarnate Word. Her consulting firm, Benefits Compliance Solutions, partners with employers to identify unknown risks and avoid hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines and lawsuits from failure to comply with their healthplan obligations.

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Sarah Borders, CEBS
June 28, 2022 3 min read

SCOTUS Overturns Roe v Wade: What It May Mean for Employer-Sponsored Health Plans

By ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, SCOTUS has overturned prior ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
June 1, 2022 4 min read

Colonoscopies Must be Covered as Preventive Care Beginning at Age 45

In May 2021, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) released an updated ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
June 1, 2022 3 min read

Machine-Readable Files Must be Available July 1, 2022

Date:  July 1, 2022 – Non-grandfathered group health plans and insurance carriers must ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
March 21, 2022 2 min read

Exemption Expanded for Telemedicine Services Under High Deductible Health Plans

A high deductible health plan (HDHP) partnered with an HSA usually can’t cover the costs ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
March 1, 2022 4 min read

Deadlines for COBRA and HIPAA Special Enrollments Extended Again

On February 18, 2022, President Biden formally extended the COVID-19 National Emergency ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
March 1, 2022 2 min read

ACA Reporting (6055 and 6056) Deadlines

Dates:  February 28, 2022 (Paper Filings) or March 31, 2022 (Electronic Filings)
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
January 31, 2022 1 min read

HHS Releases 2023 Proposed Benefit & Payment Parameters

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has announced the maximum annual ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
January 31, 2022 2 min read

W-2 Aggregate Cost of Coverage

If an employer filed more than 250 W-2 forms during the prior year, the aggregate cost of ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
January 31, 2022 2 min read

Mental Health Parity Report to Congress Outlines Enforcement Activity

On January 25, 2022, the Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Health & Human ...
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