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
November 16, 2022 3 min read

PCORI Fee Amount Adjusted for 2023

The IRS has issued IRS Notice 2022-59 to increase the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
October 26, 2022 4 min read

Final Rule Issued to Close ACA's "Family Glitch"

On October 11, 2022, the IRS issued final regulations (TD 9968) that are largely ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
October 10, 2022 4 min read

Hot Topic: MLR Rebate Checks

What can employers do with MLR rebate checks? What if the amount is very small?
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
October 10, 2022 5 min read

FAQs Released Clarifying Several CAA and TiC Requirements

On Aug 19, 2022, the Departments released FAQs Part 55 which addresses several issues ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
October 10, 2022 1 min read

Summary Annual Report (SAR) Distributed by September 30 for Calendar Year Plans

The Summary Annual Report (SAR) must be given to plan participants (employees, COBRA QBs, ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
October 10, 2022 7 min read

Employers: CAA Section 204 Reporting Due December 27, 2022

Section 204 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) requires group health plans and ...
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Sarah Borders, CEBS
October 3, 2022 1 min read

Medicare Part D Notices Must be Sent Before October 15

Employers must send Medicare Part D creditable coverage notices to all Medicare-eligible ...
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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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