Affordable Care Act

An employer providing a Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement (QSEHRA) for 2019 must provide written notice no later than October 3, 2018. […]

In October 2017, the IRS issued comprehensive guidance (Notice 2017-67) on the rules governing QSEHRAs, generally effective in 2018. The following FAQs summarize the current rules applicable to QSEHRAs. […]

The 21st Century Cures Act allows small employers that do not offer any group health plan to their employees to adopt a Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement to reimburse employees for premiums they pay for individual insurance policies. […]

Wellness programs, gaining in popularity in an effort to curb rising healthcare premiums, must comply with a number challenging regulations. The EEOC has recently issued additional regulations that are inconsistent with existing regulations […]

Employers have begun receiving Health Insurance Marketplace Notices from the Department of Health and Human Services. Will you need to respond? […]

The Affordable Care Act codified that a provider has an affirmative duty to return self-discovered Medicare overpayments. The Final Rule for implementing this ACA mandate was published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on February 6, 2016. […]

The IRS and the Treasury Department extended the deadlines for several Affordable Care Act reporting requirements through publication of Notice 2016-4. […]

On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act in the latest challenge to the law.  At issue […]

Now that 2015 has arrived, employers are reminded of the following key changes: Play or Pay Penalties January 2015 is the first month for which […]

Many employers have already performed a quick analysis and determined that paying the ACA penalties will be less expensive than the cost of maintaining a group health plan meeting the required standards. However […]