Employee Benefits Security Administration March 12, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Information Regarding Provider Non-Discrimination
Document Number: 2014-05348
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-12
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document is a request for information regarding provider non-discrimination. The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments) invite public comments via this request for information.
Amendment Relating to Reasonable Contract or Arrangement Under Section 408(b)(2)-Fee Disclosure
Document Number: 2014-04868
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-12
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document contains a proposed amendment to the final regulation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) requiring that certain service providers to pension plans disclose information about the service providers' compensation and potential conflicts of interest. The amendment would, upon adoption, require covered service providers to furnish a guide to assist plan fiduciaries in reviewing the disclosures required by the final rule if the disclosures are contained in multiple or lengthy documents. This amendment will affect pension plan sponsors and fiduciaries and certain service providers to such plans.