It’s Deadline Day! File Your ACA Forms or Face A Penalty

It’s Deadline Day! File Your ACA Forms or Face A Penalty

June 30, 2016 We’ve finally reached this point. Today (June 30) marks that day that all Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) with 50 or more full-time equivalents must electronically file forms 1094-C and 1095-C. Read More
It’s Deadline Day! File Your Health Care Forms Or Face A Penalty

It’s Deadline Day! File Your Health Care Forms Or Face A Penalty

June 30, 2016 We’ve finally reached this point. Today (June 30). If you’re self-insuring your employees, then you must also file forms 1094-B and 1095-B. If filed incorrectly, penalties will follow. It’s a Read More
California Pioneers Move To Provide Health Care To All Immigrants

California Pioneers Move To Provide Health Care To All Immigrants

June 30, 2016 On June 23, President Obama’s championing for Immigration reform received some sobering news when the Supreme Court thwarted Obama’s plan to protect certain illegal immigrants from possible deportation. It was Read More
Is Cybersecurity An Issue When Using The ACV? The TIGTA Weighs In

Is Cybersecurity An Issue When Using The ACV? The TIGTA Weighs In

June 29, 2016 The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)released a report highlighting security and testing risks when determining ACA compliance through the IRS’s ACA Compliance Validation System (ACV). Considering the issues Read More
Demystifying “Good Faith” And “Reasonable Cause”

Demystifying “Good Faith” And “Reasonable Cause”

June 28, 2016 It was just a week ago that the IRS held their Affordable Care Act Information Returns Program (AIR) meeting, and with it came the annual publication (1586) highlighting several procedures Read More
To Audit Or Not To Audit: How An ACA Audit Can Save Your Company’s Pockets

To Audit Or Not To Audit: How An ACA Audit Can Save Your Company’s Pockets

June 27, 2016 It feels like the year of penalties for employers this tax season, primarily those classified by the ACA for an Applicable Large Employer (50+ full-time equivalents). This is due largely Read More
The 5W’s Of Employer Notices: Don’t Be Penalized

The 5W’s Of Employer Notices: Don’t Be Penalized

June 23, 2016 It’s notice season! As an employer, you may have received a letter regarding the health care coverage of one or more of your employees. Could this notice lead to penalties Read More
Valve is being sued. Will there be any Steam left after this lawsuit?

Valve is being sued. Will there be any Steam left after this lawsuit?

June 22, 2016 Last year, Uber became entangled in multiple employee misclassification lawsuits. These primarily involved individual incidents where contracted drivers exceeded the hourly threshold to be deemed “full-time” under the Affordable Care Read More
EEOC’s Final Rules On Wellness Programs Prove Workplace Wellness Is On The Rise

EEOC’s Final Rules On Wellness Programs Prove Workplace Wellness Is On The Rise

June 19, 2016 It’s an often-overlooked aspect of preventative health care. We’re told to eat right, exercise, and take doctor-prescribed medications on schedule and any vitamins or minerals. However, when it comes to Read More
Americans on the ACA this Election Season

Americans on the ACA this Election Season

June 16, 2016   As November looms overhead with the 2016 Presidential election, new issues continue to arise—namely, the afterthought of the importance of health care for Americans. While Americans rank health care Read More
New York Insurers Under the ACA Demand Staggering Rate Increases On Premiums

New York Insurers Under the ACA Demand Staggering Rate Increases On Premiums

June 9, 2016 United Healthcare has been quite vocal about its losses due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), coupled with threats to withdraw from the ACA’s Health Insurance Marketplace come 2017. However, Read More
Residents Of Florida And Texas Are Behind The Expansion Of Medicaid

Residents Of Florida And Texas Are Behind The Expansion Of Medicaid

June 7, 2016 In a move to provide health care for the underprivileged, the Affordable Care Act offered a Medicaid expansion—one that, to date, 19 states have still not accepted. However, a new Read More
New Survey Reflects How Consumers Feel About The Health Insurance Marketplace

New Survey Reflects How Consumers Feel About The Health Insurance Marketplace

June 6, 2016 The Kaiser Family Foundation has released the third installment of a survey series focusing on consumers’ opinions on their health care purchased through the ACA’s Health Insurance Marketplace. The survey Read More
With Bigger Insurance Companies Moving Out, Newer Companies Move In

With Bigger Insurance Companies Moving Out, Newer Companies Move In

June 1, 2016 With regard to theAffordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace, it all comes down to options. As major carriers take umbrage with various aspects of the ACA and its Marketplace, many Read More