Category: "ACA/Health Care Reform"

Did Obamacare Just Lose Its Protection as a Tax? Twenty States Are Trying to Find Out.

17 April, 2018

On Feb. 26, 20 states filed a lawsuit in a federal district court in Texas to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The sweeping Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law in December, repealed the tax imposed on individuals for failure to obtain health insurance during that taxable year—also known as the “i...

4 Ways to Take Advantage of a High-Deductible Health Plan

23 May, 2017

As the costs of health care and coverage continue to increase across the U.S., many employers are starting to offer high-deductible health plans (HDHP) These usually come with lower premiums, making them appealing to employees and their dependents. According to the CDC’s National Center for Health S...

What’s the Status of the Affordable Care Act?

25 April, 2017

With proposed law changes and bill rejections, many Americans are confused about where the Affordable Care Act stands today. At this point, no changes have been approved to the ACA, so employers and individuals must comply with its requirements. These requirements for employers include tracking emp...

FSA or HSA: Which One is Right for You?

28 March, 2017

Understanding your options for covering out-of-pocket medical and healthcare costs is important so that you can save as much money as possible. But it can sometimes be hard to keep track of all the options available, as there are many accounts available. The most popular options in medical account...

Federal Regulations in Limbo: Status of the Overtime Rule, Pay Disclosure Requirements and the ACA Replacement

14 March, 2017

The fate of several federal regulations remain in limbo as the Trump Administration and Congress aim to scale back or repeal regulations implemented under the former administration. On Jan. 20, all pending regulations across federal agencies were frozen—a common occurrence when there is a change in...