ACA Drops Nation’s Uninsured Rate To Record Low

ACA Drops Nation’s Uninsured Rate To Record Low

September 29, 2016 The number of uninsured Americans is now at record low thanks to the Affordable Care Act. In a study conducted by the National Health Interview Survey over the first three Read More
Late Filers: Is Your Premium Tax Credit In Jeopardy?

Late Filers: Is Your Premium Tax Credit In Jeopardy?

September 28, 2016 For those who received an advance payment for the Premium Tax Credit, yet have extended their 2015 tax return filing or don’t file at all, there’s something you should know. Read More
More Tips On Avoiding Penalties During ACA Information Reporting

More Tips On Avoiding Penalties During ACA Information Reporting

September 27, 2016 Employers have lost a significant margin of error when it comes to ACA information reporting in 2016. As previously discussed, as the good faith standard for incomplete or inaccurate reporting Read More
A Loss Of “Good Faith”

A Loss Of “Good Faith”

September 26, 2016 The IRS has revealed some more drafts for their 2016 reporting forms, and already things have changed. You may recall in an earlier ACA Times article where the topics of Read More
Guess Which State Is Taking A Step Toward Correcting Employee Misclassifications?

Guess Which State Is Taking A Step Toward Correcting Employee Misclassifications?

September 22, 2016 Since 2015, the topic of employee misclassification has been a hot one. Thank companies like Dave & Busters—who came under fire for allegedly doctoring hours to fall below the ACA’s Read More
The ACA Brings Another Win To California

The ACA Brings Another Win To California

September 20, 2016 In the 4th Kaiser Family Foundation Longitudinal Panel Survey, some impressive findings surround the state of California. The survey polled a randomly selected pool of uninsured adult Californians and tracked Read More
The ACA Comes Under Fire Again For Allocations Of Funds

The ACA Comes Under Fire Again For Allocations Of Funds

September 19, 2016 Once again furthering the rift between the Democrats’ and Republicans’ respective opinions of the Affordable Care Act, cost-sharing reductions return to question. In a hearing held in July, a representative Read More
How Will COBRA Coding Change In 2016?

How Will COBRA Coding Change In 2016?

September 14, 2016 The IRS has released the draft Form 1095-C, which clarifies coding for coverage for COBRA. At the start of 2016, the FAQ section of the IRS site no longer provided Read More
Medicaid Expansion Proves Big Wins In Kentucky And Arkansas

Medicaid Expansion Proves Big Wins In Kentucky And Arkansas

September 12, 2016 Think Medicaid expansion doesn’t help those in need? Think again. In a study from the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine released in August, states which have expanded Read More
IRS Brings More Updates To Forms For 2017

IRS Brings More Updates To Forms For 2017

September 8, 2016 With ACA reporting deadlines approaching soon, the IRS has issued draft updates to forms 1094-C and 1095-C which large employers must use to report on certain health plan information to Read More
ACA Penalties For Missing Information? Maybe Not, If You Act Responsibly

ACA Penalties For Missing Information? Maybe Not, If You Act Responsibly

September 7, 2016 At the close of July, the IRS issued proposed regulations around the filing of forms 1094 and 1095. Under IRC 6055, certain large employers must file information returns 1094 and Read More
Form 5500’s Proposed Changes: An Update

Form 5500’s Proposed Changes: An Update

September 6, 2016 News that the DOL planned to change Form 5500 surfaced several weeks ago and now more information has become available. In line with recent increased focus from the DOL and Read More