ACA Remains in Place, and a Study Highlights Potential Lack of Company Compliance

ACA Remains in Place, and a Study Highlights Potential Lack of Company Compliance

Jul 31 The recent failure in the U.S. Senate vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) leaves in place the ACA’s employer mandate. The employer mandate applies to businesses with 50 Read More
Medicaid Receives Praise From Its Recipients

Medicaid Receives Praise From Its Recipients

Jul 27 There’s a fallacy amongst some people that suggests Medicaid recipients are receiving less than stellar healthcare. That couldn’t be further from the truth according to a new study from Harvard’s Read More
The IRS Finalizes Regulations for ACA Premium Tax Credits

The IRS Finalizes Regulations for ACA Premium Tax Credits

Jul 26 The IRS on July 24 finalized regulations for the use of premium tax credits. These are the tax credits provided by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to help lower income Read More
Infographic: Before And After The ACA

Infographic: Before And After The ACA

Jul 25 The Congressional Budget Office previously forewarned that a post-ACA world would lead to some financial troubles, and that those effects could trickle down significantly into the pockets of the American Read More
New IRS Memo Sheds Light On AIR Updates for ACA Information Reports

New IRS Memo Sheds Light On AIR Updates for ACA Information Reports

Jul 24 The upcoming reporting year deadlines for Affordable Care Act information returns for the 2017 tax year are:  January 31, 2018: deadline to furnish 1095-C schedules  February 28, 2018: deadline to Read More
ACA Filing Deadlines Still Loom Amid Reform Debate

ACA Filing Deadlines Still Loom Amid Reform Debate

Jul 20 Originally published on July 18, 2017 in “Compliance Week”  As healthcare reform sputters along in Congress, companies still face filing deadlines under the Affordable Care Act, and the Internal Revenue Service Read More
New Developments In Uber Misclassification Suits Prove The Complexities of Potential ACA Liability

New Developments In Uber Misclassification Suits Prove The Complexities of Potential ACA Liability

Jul 19 At the close of June, a shocking new development arose from Uber’s employee misclassification suits. The drivers who asserted they were actual Uber employees and not independent contractors had their Read More
ACA Discrimination Suit Sheds Light On Transgender Child Rights

ACA Discrimination Suit Sheds Light On Transgender Child Rights

Jul 18 Over the last few years, the rights of transgender workers within organizations have continued to fall under the microscope. From anti-discrimination rules surrounding hiring to adequately reporting the gender of Read More
EEO-1 Reporting Complications Creates ACA Reporting Efficiencies

EEO-1 Reporting Complications Creates ACA Reporting Efficiencies

Jul 17 Today we are featuring a post from our new blog, FCCI Insights. This blog will provide information on legislative and regulatory activity involving pay equity, employment eligibility verification, tax credits, Read More
Updated Better Care Reconciliation Act Released

Updated Better Care Reconciliation Act Released

Jul 14 The U.S. Senate has released a new, updated draft of the Republican-proposed Better Care Reconciliation Act aimed at winning over Republican Senators who were not enamored of the initially proposed Read More
IRS Memorandum Sheds Light on Taxability Of Benefits Paid by Self-Funded Health Plans

IRS Memorandum Sheds Light on Taxability Of Benefits Paid by Self-Funded Health Plans

Jul 13 Many employers which provide self-funded healthcare for their employees have taken to covering the cost of employee participation in associated wellness plans. It’s a practice the IRS is well aware Read More
As Trump Seeks To Change Birth Control Rights, States Provide Aid For Women

As Trump Seeks To Change Birth Control Rights, States Provide Aid For Women

Jul 12 It’s far from coincidental that timed with Donald Trump’s move into the White House as President of the United States, women marched for reproductive rights. Trump made it part of Read More
Pressure Mounts for Congressional Action on Healthcare as Congress Returns to Washington

Pressure Mounts for Congressional Action on Healthcare as Congress Returns to Washington

Jul 11 As Congress returns to Washington, D.C. from a quick Independence Day break, the question of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains top of mind. Job one for Read More
IRS Still Moving Forward with ACA Compliance Enforcement for Employers

IRS Still Moving Forward with ACA Compliance Enforcement for Employers

Jul 10 The IRS recently issued Notice 2017-38, which revealed the results of the Treasury Departments review of all “significant tax regulations” per President Trump’s Executive Order 13789 issued in April 2017. Read More
Iowa Seeks Help From ACA During Healthcare Crisis

Iowa Seeks Help From ACA During Healthcare Crisis

Jul 7 Come 2018, Iowa has the potential threat of losing health care provider options within their exchange for a significant number of residents. Now, the Iowa insurance commission is requesting a Read More
Texas And Other States Await Possible Return Of Blue Cross-Blue Shield Insurer

Texas And Other States Await Possible Return Of Blue Cross-Blue Shield Insurer

Jul 6 Over the last few years, we’ve witnessed major health insurers withdrawing from offering coverage on various states’ exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. Companies like UnitedHealth and Aetna arguably led Read More
Deadline Nearing to Provide HHS Comments On How To Improve Health Insurance Markets

Deadline Nearing to Provide HHS Comments On How To Improve Health Insurance Markets

Jul 5 While Congress has been discussing new directions for healthcare reform from the Affordable Care Act, President Trump has been talking about the death of that current healthcare law. However, as Read More
New ACA-Related FAQ Arrives From Various Government Agencies

New ACA-Related FAQ Arrives From Various Government Agencies

Jul 3 The U.S. Treasury Department, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL), has released new FAQs pertaining to mental health. Read More