Enrollment On ACA Healthcare Exchanges Hits The One Million Mark In Two Weeks

Enrollment On ACA Healthcare Exchanges Hits The One Million Mark In Two Weeks

November 30, 2016 As we’re nearing the end of 2016, big changes appear to be on the horizon. Our President-Elect Donald Trump has been selected as the 45th President and while his plans Read More
That Spike In Premium Rates Probably Won’t Affect Your Marketplace Plan

That Spike In Premium Rates Probably Won’t Affect Your Marketplace Plan

November 29, 2016 Fear of premium hikes comes with good reason. As those looking to renew their health plans from the Federal Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Exchange (Federal Exchange) under the Affordable Care Act Read More
What Will Happen Next With The Gig Economy?

What Will Happen Next With The Gig Economy?

November 28, 2016 Independent contractors have gone from side help for employers to the backbone of many companies. The “gig” economy as it’s now called, includes any of said contractors who work within Read More
The Verdict On UK’s Uber Employee Classification Case Is “Groundbreaking”

The Verdict On UK’s Uber Employee Classification Case Is “Groundbreaking”

November 23, 2016 Uber has proven to be both a gift and a curse over the years. While the mobile car service app appears to have cornered a market previously held by more Read More
ACA’s 2016 Penalties Are Estimated to Near $31 Billion

ACA’s 2016 Penalties Are Estimated to Near $31 Billion

November 22, 2016 Over the course of 2016, the ACA Times has reported on ways for employers to comply with mandates of the Affordable Care Act in an effort to avoid paying large Read More
ACA Reporting Extension & Good Faith Relief From Penalties

ACA Reporting Extension & Good Faith Relief From Penalties

November 21, 2016 2017 is just around the corner, and there’s news from the IRS on important changes. The IRS’s Notice 2016-70, arriving in IRB 2016-49 dated December 5, 2016, highlights some of Read More
New Regulations Redefine Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance

New Regulations Redefine Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance

November 17, 2016 While the nation was preoccupied with the 2016 Presidential Election, Congress was pushing on with more finalized regulations involving the Affordable Care Act. Last month, the Departments of the Treasury, Read More
A Vital Infographic For All ALEs

A Vital Infographic For All ALEs

November 16, 2016 The IRS has released a 7-point breakdown of pertinent information for Applicable Large Employers or “ALEs” in anticipation of the upcoming deadline for information reporting for the 2016 tax year. Read More
ACA Retaliation Claims: The Final Verdict Comes From OSHA

ACA Retaliation Claims: The Final Verdict Comes From OSHA

November 14, 2016 Under the Affordable Care Act, employees unable to afford the minimum essential coverage from employers are possibly eligible for Premium Tax Credits from the Health Insurance Marketplace to assist in Read More
With Trump Election Employers Still on Hook for 2016 ACA Reporting

With Trump Election Employers Still on Hook for 2016 ACA Reporting

November 11, 2016 With the stunning election of Donald Trump as President comes a serious question of what happens to the Employer Mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare.” Read More
Know Your Dates Or Face Penalties: An Infographic

Know Your Dates Or Face Penalties: An Infographic

November 10, 2016 We are nearing the end of the 2016 tax year, and with it comes the inevitable document filings come early 2017. As per the ACA, many key dates are mandated Read More
The Nondiscrimination Provision of the ACA: What To Know

The Nondiscrimination Provision of the ACA: What To Know

November 9, 2016 Final rules implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act was published on May 18, 2016, and go into effect on July 18, 2016. However, any changes to applicable health Read More
New Instructions For Forms 1094-C and 1095-C: An Infographic

New Instructions For Forms 1094-C and 1095-C: An Infographic

November 8, 2016 As the IRS released the final forms for 2016 Form 1094-C (Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns) and 2016 Form 1095-C (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Read More
ACA Compliance Difficulties? The 1940’s Started it All.

ACA Compliance Difficulties? The 1940’s Started it All.

November 5, 2016 This past tax year, many employers experienced a whole new dimension to documenting and reporting information about their employees to the government. With the Affordable Care Act mandating that full-time Read More
Will ColoradoCare replace the ACA?

Will ColoradoCare replace the ACA?

November 3, 2016 November 8th is right around the corner. And while the onus of the day is placed on electing our next President, Colorado residents will have something else to ponder in Read More
A Quick Update On The ACA From The ABA’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plans National Institute

A Quick Update On The ACA From The ABA’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plans National Institute

November 2, 2016 On October 6th and 7th, officials from several governmental departments—including the Treasury Department—gathered in Washington, D.C. for the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Health and Welfare Benefit Plans National Institute. Officials Read More
ACA Employer Mandate Penalties Over The Next Ten Years Projects Billions

ACA Employer Mandate Penalties Over The Next Ten Years Projects Billions

November 1, 2016 ACA, compliance is serious business. Failure to comply with the requirements and deadlines set forth by the Affordable Care Act can lead to big penalties. These penalties are so big, Read More