PCORI Fees Due by July 31, 2018

PCORI Fees Due by July 31, 2018

  • On July 11, 2018

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund fee is a fee on health insurers’ policies and plan sponsors of self-insured health plans that helps to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

PCORI fees are due for plan years ending in 2017 by July 31, 2018 (e.g., a January 1, 2017 plan year ended December 31, 2017, a February 1, 2016 plan year ended January 31, 2017, etc.).

Kistler Tiffany Benefits’ Director of Compliance Services, Scott Wham, J.D., gives an overview of the PCORI Fee, including the fee itself, health plans that must pay, special rules for HRAs and FSAs, and the proper completion of IRS Form 720.


1.)    Employers sponsoring a self-insured health plan, including level-funded plans

2.)    Employers sponsoring a fully-insured health plan and a Flexible Spending Account

3.)    Employers sponsoring a fully-insured health plan with an integrated Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

Click here to listen to Scott’s recording on the PCORI fee.