Tag Archives: health care reform
The IRS recently issued Notice 2016-70, which extended the 2016 deadline for furnishing statements to individuals under Sections 6055 and 6056. The notice also extended good-faith relief from penalties for 2016 reporting. However, this extension … Continue reading
New Exchange Special Enrollment Periods for 2015 New Guidance and Relief for Employer Payment of Individual Premiums
Check out this blog on filling out tax forms if you have minimum essential health coverage or if you received a subsidy.
Open enrollment can be a challenging time for HR staff. Take a moment to review this document for the steps necessary to ensure a smooth implementation. For a more detailed checklist that will ensure you are … Continue reading
The federal regulatory agencies issued a bulletin announcing an extended special enrollment period for individuals currently enrolled in (or eligible for) COBRA. The special enrollment opportunity gives eligible individuals until July 1, 2014 to enroll … Continue reading
On May 2, 2014, the DOL released proposed regulations, which would amend the COBRA notice requirements to reflect changes made by the ACA. The DOL also released updated versions of the model general notice and model … Continue reading
The IRS recently issued final regulations on the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility rules (“pay or play” mandate). The employer mandate generally requires applicable large employers to offer health coverage to their full-time employees … Continue reading
Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) Director, Ann Flood, announced that Michigan will allow health insurers to reinstate canceled policies. Note – health insurance companies are not mandated to reinstate policies and many … Continue reading
Bob Laszewski, an expert in health care reform, provides insight into ACA’s impact on smaller employers and how dropping group health insurance coverage for their employees is not as easy as it sounds. Read his blog … Continue reading
As the deadline to get health insurance marketplace notices out to employees looms, there are still a lot of questions about how these operate. Check here to see answers to many common questions.