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

Nov 30 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

Nov 29 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?

Nov 28 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”

Nov 23 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

Nov 22 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

Nov 21 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

Nov 17 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

Nov 16 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
Will Trump No Longer Repeal The Affordable Care Act?

Will Trump No Longer Repeal The Affordable Care Act?

Nov 15 The 2016 Presidential election has come to a close, and Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States. The election came with a series of disparities between Read More
ACA Retaliation Claims: The Final Verdict Comes From OSHA

ACA Retaliation Claims: The Final Verdict Comes From OSHA

Nov 14 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

Nov 11 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

Nov 10 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

Nov 9 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

Nov 8 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
Op-Ed: Waiting To Exhale: Clinton, Trump, & The Fate Of Healthcare Reform

Op-Ed: Waiting To Exhale: Clinton, Trump, & The Fate Of Healthcare Reform

Nov 7 The 2016 Presidential election has been arguably the most stress inducing election for Americans in recent history. And for a myriad of reasons. Regardless of whether you stand with Hillary Read More
Fact-Check: Where Do Clinton And Trump Stand On The ACA?

Fact-Check: Where Do Clinton And Trump Stand On The ACA?

Nov 7 The subject of healthcare has proven to be a touchy one this election cycle, as both Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have wavered when it comes to firm Read More
ACA Compliance Difficulties? The 1940’s Started it All.

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

Nov 5 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?

Nov 3 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

Nov 2 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

Nov 1 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