Category: "ACA/Health Care Reform"

What the Recent ACA Ruling Means for Employers

13 February, 2020

In December of 2019, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional. This ruling was made by a vote of two to one, resulting in some uncertainty among both employers and employees. The individual mandate of the ACA previously r...

Important Dates and Deadlines for the Affordable Care Act

05 February, 2020

As the new year is upon us, there are a number of important dates and deadlines to track. The Affordable Care Act has several deadlines to keep track of on your calendar. In December, the IRS announced that it would extend the deadline for employers to provide employees with their 1095-C or 1095-...

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 The sweeping Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law in December, repealed the tax imposed on individuals for failure to obtain health insurance during that taxable year—also known as the “i...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...