PCORI Fee Announced for Year 3 of Program

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2014-56 announcing the PCORI fees applicable to health plans for plan and policy years ending on or after October 1, 2014 and before October 1, 2015 is $2.08. These fees are calculated using an average number of covered lives and an annually announced applicable dollar amount. The applicable dollar amount for plan and policy years ending on or after October 1, 2012 and before October 1, 2013 was $1.00. This dollar amount was increased to $2.00 for plan and policy years ending on or after October 1, 2013 and before October 1, 2014.

For policy years and plan years ending October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2019, the adjusted applicable dollar amount will be published in future guidance in the Internal Revenue Bulletin.