Revised Questions on 5500 in Reporting Requirements for MEWAs

Final form revisions making compliance with the M-1 filing requirements an integral part of 5500 compliance for MEWAs.

Document Excerpt

This document contains revisions to the Form 5500 Annual Return/Report filed by administrators of certain employee welfare benefit plans that are required to comply with the Form M-1 reporting requirements of 29 CFR 2520.101-2. The revisions are intended to enhance the Department of Labor’s ability to enforce the Form M-1 reporting requirements under Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA). These forms revisions are being published simultaneously with final regulations under Title I of ERISA that implement reporting requirements for MEWAs and certain other entities that offer or provide coverage for medical care benefits for employees of two or more employers.

 

Link https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/03/01/2013-04864/revision-of-annual-information-returnreports

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