Appeals Court Bars Challenge to ACA Mandates

Appeals Court Bars Challenge to ACA Mandates

May 7, 2015 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge to the individual and employer mandates of the Affordable Care Act. The court ruled that the taxpayer who filed the lawsuit Read More

Final Regs Issued On ACA Wraparound Coverage

March 31, 2015 Final regulations on employer-provided wraparound coverage under the Affordable Care Act were issued by the IRS and Departments of Health and Human Services and Labor. Wraparound coverage is employer-sponsored coverage Read More

Obama Appoints VA Advisory Council

March 17, 2015 President Obama announced the creation of a new advisory panel charged with improving the ability of the Veterans Affairs Department to meet the healthcare needs patients and beneficiaries. The 14 Read More

Republicans Unveil Alternative to ACA

February 5, 2015 Republican members of the House and Senate unveiled a proposed alternative to theAffordable Care Act. It would eliminate the individual and employer mandate, provide a tax credit to help offset Read More

Hatch Proposes Repeal of ACA Tax on Insurers

January 20, 2015 Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah) reintroduced to eliminate the companies enacted through Section 10 the Act. “This is yet another hidden healthcare arbitrarily created to pay for ,”Hatch said. “Raising Read More

Senate Bill Would Repeal Medical Device Tax

January 15, 2015 Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah), Chairman the Senate Finance , introduced a bipartisan bill to repeal the 2.3% medical device enacted as the Act. Five Democrats and four Republicans signed Read More

House Bill Exempts Volunteer Firefighters

January 12, 2015 The House Representatives passed a bill that would exempt volunteer firefighters and other emergency responder’s from being counted as full-time employees under the Affordable Care Act. For any questions or Read More

House Passes Bill Easing Employer Mandate

January 8, 2015 The House Representatives, ignoring a veto threat from President Barack Obama, passed a bill Thursday that would ease the requirement under the Act for to provide  to their workers. The measure, Read More

House Republicans Sue Administration on ACA

November 22, 2014 Republican members the House Representatives announced Friday, Nov. 21st, that they have filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration’s “unilateral actions” implementing the Act. The lawsuit says the administration unlawfully Read More