Form 1095-B Has Been Updated For the 2016 Tax Year

Form 1095-B Has Been Updated For the 2016 Tax Year

December 29, 2016 The IRS has been updating several forms for the 2016 tax year. We’ve seen the final updated Forms 1094-C and 1095-C. Form 1095-B has also seen some changes. The Form, Read More
The IRS’s Cost-of-Living Adjustments: An Infographic

The IRS’s Cost-of-Living Adjustments: An Infographic

December 28, 2016 The 2016 calendar year is closing out, and with it comes a variety of healthcare care related fee adjustments happening for 2017. The ACA Times has revealed the amounts we Read More
Small Businesses Approved For Health Reimbursement Accounts

Small Businesses Approved For Health Reimbursement Accounts

December 27, 2016 Much of the news surrounding healthcare as of late had included strengthening relationships with Applicable Large Employers and their sponsored healthcare. However, on December 13, the 21st Century Cures Act Read More
IRS Releases New ACA Adjusted Fees For 2017

IRS Releases New ACA Adjusted Fees For 2017

December 22, 2016 The IRS has released its adjusted figures for certain fees coming into the new year. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee being one of them. The fee was started Read More
Mike Pence: Friend Or Foe To Medicaid?

Mike Pence: Friend Or Foe To Medicaid?

December 20, 2016 Indiana residents now have a concern about their healthcare, which perhaps they didn’t have before. In his past career as Indiana Governor, Vice President-Elect Mike Pence was one of the Read More
Rural America Is Concerned For The Fate Of Their Healthcare

Rural America Is Concerned For The Fate Of Their Healthcare

December 19, 2016 In 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allowed for the expansion of Medicaid in Kentucky, providing healthcare for over 440,000 residents of low income households statewide. USA Today’s The Gleaner Read More
The State Of The ACA and Beyond: An Infographic

The State Of The ACA and Beyond: An Infographic

December 15, 2016 It should come as no surprise that a repeal of the Affordable Care Act has effects that will echo into a number of factors affecting Americans. But just how complex Read More
McDonald’s and Franchisees May Need to Rethink Their Treatment of Franchise Workers

McDonald’s and Franchisees May Need to Rethink Their Treatment of Franchise Workers

December 14, 2016 McDonald’s Corporation recently agreed to pay $3.75 million to settle an employment class action involving workers in McDonald’s franchise-operated stores. A fairness hearing is scheduled to be heard on December Read More
With Trump In, Is Medicare Out?

With Trump In, Is Medicare Out?

December 13, 2016 President-Elect Donald Trump has remained cavalier in his plans and directions for the healthcare of our nation. Throughout his campaign, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was targeted for repeal and Read More
Rewinding The Clock: An ACA Repeal Would Put Money Back In The Wealthy’s Pockets

Rewinding The Clock: An ACA Repeal Would Put Money Back In The Wealthy’s Pockets

December 12, 2016 At face value, it’s difficult for many to comprehend exactly what a repeal of the Affordable Care Act would entail during the upcoming Trump Administration. For some, there’s really no Read More
Proposed Changes To Form 5500? Here Are Some More Per AICPA

Proposed Changes To Form 5500? Here Are Some More Per AICPA

December 7, 2016 Over the past year, Form 5500 has gone through changes and proposed modifications in an effort to streamline healthcare information reporting on the part of employers. The Department of Labor, Read More
HSAs And The Rich: A Perfect Combination

HSAs And The Rich: A Perfect Combination

December 6, 2016 President-Elect Donald Trump’s plans for the fate of our healthcare remains a work in progress. During the 2016 election, Trump stated that he fully intended to repeal Obama’s Affordable Care Read More
Trump Picks Price and Verma to Lead the Charge to a Conservative Approach to Healthcare Reform

Trump Picks Price and Verma to Lead the Charge to a Conservative Approach to Healthcare Reform

December 5, 2016 Donald Trump recently announced his pick of Rep. Tom Price (R-Georgia) to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) quickly followed by his announcement of picking Seem Verma Read More
Regardless of Election & Rhetoric, Employers Are Still on the Hook for 2016 ACA Reporting

Regardless of Election & Rhetoric, Employers Are Still on the Hook for 2016 ACA Reporting

December 1, 2016 It remains unclear whether Trump and the Republican-majority Congress will repeal and replace the ACA. Shortly after loudly pledging that he will repeal and replace the ACA, just three days Read More