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Mitch Geiger

Mitch Geiger is a special counsel to PrimePay. In this role, Mitch advises on complex issues surrounding ACA compliance and administration of employee benefit plans.

Before coming to PrimePay, Mitch began his diverse career in government as an investigator for the Department of Labor. He served several years on the legal compliance team for Northern Trust Retirement Services and later worked as in-house counsel for one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the country.

When Mitch isn’t busy consulting clients, you can catch him crafting his next work of art. His pieces have been displayed in shows at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, the Alexandria Art League and the Torpedo Factory in Arlington, VA.


President Trump Issues Executive Order on the Affordable Care Act

January 23, 2017 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
This alert was prepared for PrimePay by Marathas Barrow Weatherhead Lent LLP, a national law firm with recognized experts on the Affordable Care Act. Contact Stacy Barrow at sbarrow@marbarlaw.com or...

DOL Proposes Changes to Annual Reporting for ERISA Plans

July 29, 2016 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently proposed revisions to Form 5500 (Annual Return/Report for Employee Benefit Plan), the related schedules, and the rules that govern the forms. In general,...

DOL Releases Final Fiduciary Rules for Investment Advisors (& They Include HSAs)

April 25, 2016 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
On April 8, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) finalized regulations expanding who is an ERISA fiduciary when providing investment advice for a fee to a retirement or other employee benefit plan or...

HHS Announces Start to Phase 2 of HIPAA Audit Program

HHS, HIPAA, audit
April 13, 2016 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
On March 21, 2016 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced the start of phase 2 (Phase 2) of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...

Proposed New Summary of Benefits and Coverage Template

ERISA, health care, summary of benefits
March 9, 2016 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
Health care reform expands ERISA's disclosure requirements by requiring that a summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) be provided to applicants and enrollees before enrollment or re-...

Lawsuit against Dave & Busters for "Right Sizing" Moves Forward

Dave and Busters, lawsuit, health care, employer mandate
March 4, 2016 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) exposes applicable large employers to penalties if they do not offer full-time employees health insurance that meets the ACA’s minimum value and affordable...

IRS Announces Due Date Extension for Forms 1094 & 1095

IRS: Form 1094/1095 Due Dates Extended
December 28, 2015 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
The IRS Notice, which was just released, extends the due dates for the 2015 information reporting requirements (both furnishing to individuals and filing with the Internal Revenue Service) for...

Finally, Pre-Tax Transit Subsidies are Equal to Pre-Tax Parking Subsidies

December 22, 2015 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
On December 18, President Obama signed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH) into law which included a permanent extension of pre-tax mass transit parity with parking limits. The...

EEOC Issues Proposed Rule to Coordinate Wellness Programs and GINA

November 16, 2015 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
On October 30, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued Proposed Rules amending prior regulations under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) to address...

UPDATE: IRS Reverses Direction in Final ACA Reporting Forms and Allows Relief for Many Integrated HRA Arrangements

ACA reporting requirements I Forms 1094 and 1095 I HRA
September 1, 2015 | Mitch Geiger | 0 Comment Comments
UPDATE: 9.17.16 On September 16 the IRS published the final set of instructions for Forms 1094 & 1095 and it eliminated the concern that HRAs would have to be reported separately from insured...


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