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Which Employers Must Pay the New 'PCORI' Fee Due July 31?

Posted on Mon, Jul 15, 2013

Some employers face a July 31 deadline to pay a new fee required under the Affordable Care Act. The fee must be paid by employers who sponsor self-insured health plans, including health reimbursement arrangements and flexible spending arrangements. The new requirement may take some employers by surprise -- and, of course, there are penalties for failing to comply. This article explains what the federal government will use the money for and which employers must pay it.

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