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The Honor System?

July 15, 2013

According to Bob Laszewski, a leading anaylyst regarding health care policy, health insurance exchanges will be granted the honor system – meaning that insurance exchanges can mostly rely upon the applicant’s statement regarding their income versus requiring proof of income. This issue leads to the question – is there something wrong with the Federal Data …

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IRS Issues Formal Guidance on Employer Mandate Penalties Delay

July 8, 2013

On July 9, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued formal guidance on the Employer Mandate Penalties Delay. See Notice 2013-45 as well as our Legislative Brief (Link didn’t work) for more details. The delay does not affect any other provision of the ACA, including individuals’ access to premium tax credits for coverage through an Exchange.

Employee Mandate – Delayed One Year!

July 1, 2013

Late last Tuesday, the Department of Treasury unexpectedly announced that the effective date of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act has been delayed for one year. The announcement delays the effective date of the employer shared responsibility requirement, a crucial component of the Affordable Care Act. This provision, also known as the “employer …

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