Category: "ACA/Health Care Reform"

President-Elect Trump Promised to Change the Affordable Care Act: How can employers prepare?

04 January, 2017

While changes to the ACA should be anticipated by employers, many experts agree that a full repeal is not imminent and it will take time for significant changes to occur. What should employers do in the meantime? The ACA as it’s currently written is the law, and there are short-term requirements th...

Reporting Employee Health Care Coverage in 2016: Employers Prepare to Comply with IRS Changes

18 October, 2016

Employers are preparing Forms 1095-C and 1094-C to report employee Affordable Care Act coverage in 2016 with some apprehension. The filing process for reporting 2015 coverage was a headache for many—but this year might be even more of a pain, given the IRS’s recent moves to do away with certain brea...

Top Six Benefit Trends for 2016

12 January, 2016

As 2015 has come and gone, most people are looking ahead to what 2016 will bring. Whether their resolutions include personal health, professional growth, or time with loved ones, chances are good that the benefits they receive at work will be important to at least one of the goals. Check out some of...

Employers Stuck Between A Rock And A High Deductible Health Plan

20 October, 2015 | 1 Comments

Health insurance deductibles are a fairly common practice in the world that we live in. An employer offers a specific health care plan to employees, in which the employee will pay a certain amount of money out of pocket for health care before their coverage can officially begin. However, the recent...

ACA Employer Reporting Compliance — Part 2

18 August, 2015

Part 1 introduced some of the challenges of the reporting requirements. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires employers to report information about the offer of health insurance coverage to their employees. Some Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) — defined as those with more than 50 full-time equiv...