Title 29 published on 2012-07-01
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This document contains final rules under Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) that implement reporting requirements for multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWAs) and certain other entities that offer or provide benefits that consist of medical care (within the meaning of section 733(a)(2) of ERISA and 29 CFR 2590.701-2) for employees of two or more employers. These final rules amend the existing Form M-1 reporting rules by incorporating new provisions enacted as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Affordable Care Act”). They also amend existing Form 5500 annual reporting rules for ERISA-covered plans subject to Form M-1 reporting rules. Elsewhere in this edition of the Federal Register , the Employee Benefits Security Administration is publishing final rules related to the Secretary of Labor's new enforcement authority with respect to MEWAs, a notice adopting final revisions to the Form 5500 Annual Return/Report and its instructions to add new Form M-1 compliance questions, as well as an additional notice announcing the finalized revisions to the Form M-1 and its instructions. These improvements in reporting, together with stronger enforcement tools authorized by the Affordable Care Act, are designed to reduce MEWA fraud and abuse, protecting consumers from unpaid medical bills.
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§ 401 note
§ 1003 - Coverage
§ 1021 - Duty of disclosure and reporting
§ 1022 - Summary plan description
§ 1023 - Annual reports
§ 1024 - Filing with Secretary and furnishing information to participants and certain employers
§ 1025 - Reporting of participant’s benefit rights
§ 1027 - Retention of records
§ 1029 - Forms
§ 1030 - Alternative methods of compliance
§ 1031 - Repeal and effective date
§ 1059 - Recordkeeping and reporting requirements
§ 1132 - Civil enforcement
§ 1134 - Investigative authority
§ 1135 - Regulations
§ 1181 - Increased portability through limitation on preexisting condition exclusions
§ 1181 note - Increased portability through limitation on preexisting condition exclusions
§ 1182 - Prohibiting discrimination against individual participants and beneficiaries based on health status
§ 1183 - Guaranteed renewability in multiemployer plans and multiple employer welfare arrangements
§ 1185 - Standards relating to benefits for mothers and newborns
§ 1185a - Parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits
§ 1185b - Required coverage for reconstructive surgery following mastectomies
§ 1191 - Preemption; State flexibility; construction
§ 1191a - Special rules relating to group health plans
§ 1191b - Definitions
§ 1191c - Regulations
The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 29 CFR 2520 after this date.
The Department of Labor (Department) is developing proposed regulations regarding the pension benefit statement requirements under section 105 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA). This advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) describes certain rules the Department is considering as part of the proposed regulations. The rules being considered are limited to the pension benefit statements required of defined contribution plans. First, the Department is considering a rule that would require a participant's accrued benefits to be expressed on his pension benefit statement as an estimated lifetime stream of payments, in addition to being presented as an account balance. Second, the Department also is considering a rule that would require a participant's accrued benefits to be projected to his retirement date and then converted to and expressed as an estimated lifetime stream of payments. This ANPRM serves as a request for comments on specific language and concepts in advance of proposed regulations. The Department intends to consider all reasonable alternatives to direct regulation, including whether there is a way short of a regulatory mandate that will ensure that participants and beneficiaries get constructive and helpful lifetime income illustrations.
This document contains a notice of pendency before the Department of Labor (the Department) of a proposed amendment to PTE 2006-06, a prohibited transaction class exemption issued under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Among other things, PTE 2006-06 permits a “qualified termination administrator” (QTA) of an individual account plan that has been abandoned by its sponsoring employer to select itself to provide services to the plan in connection with the plan's termination, and to pay itself fees for those services.
This document contains proposed amendments to three regulations previously published under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 that facilitate the termination of, and distribution of benefits from, individual account pension plans that have been abandoned by their sponsoring employers. The principal amendments propose to permit bankruptcy trustees to use the Department's Abandoned Plan Program to terminate and wind up the plans of sponsors in liquidation under chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. In addition, other technical amendments are proposed to improve the operation of the regulations. If adopted, the amendments would affect employee benefit plans, primarily small defined contribution plans, participants and beneficiaries, service providers, and individuals appointed to serve as trustees under chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.