Employers Should Be Aware of IRS Advisory on High-Deductible Plans

Employers Should Be Aware of IRS Advisory on High-Deductible Plans

March 12, 2020 2 minute read: On March 11, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) made an important announcement concerning high deductible health plans (HDHPs) and the Coronavirus known as COVID-19. The IRS Read More
Preparing for Affordable Care Act Filings with the IRS? Here’s a Checklist That May Help

Preparing for Affordable Care Act Filings with the IRS? Here’s a Checklist That May Help

November 7, 2017 Now is the time to be assessing where you stand in gathering the necessary information necessary for filing ACA-mandated information with the IRS. Organizations with more than 50 full-time or Read More
The DOL, HSAs and the New Fiduciary Rule

The DOL, HSAs and the New Fiduciary Rule

August 8, 2017 After numerous delays, the Department of Labor put its final fiduciary rule, which was issued on April 8, 2016, into partial effect on June 9 this year, but with enforcement Read More
Updated Better Care Reconciliation Act Released

Updated Better Care Reconciliation Act Released

July 14, 2017 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
As IRS Section 1332 Support Continues, Can States Reform Healthcare On Their Own?

As IRS Section 1332 Support Continues, Can States Reform Healthcare On Their Own?

April 3, 2017 Now that the vote on the American Healthcare Act has been withdrawn, and its return highly unlikely, it would appear that the Affordable Care Act will continue to be the Read More
The ACA Replacement Plan Likely To Save Money But Add 24 Million Uninsured

The ACA Replacement Plan Likely To Save Money But Add 24 Million Uninsured

March 20, 2017 Republican House Speaker Paul Ryanrecently released the House leadership’s plan for an ACA repeal and replacement. While more light was shed on previously unanswered questions such as the fate of Read More
Just Weeks After Replacement Plan Surfaces, House GOP Readies Amendments

Just Weeks After Replacement Plan Surfaces, House GOP Readies Amendments

March 17, 2017 A few weeks ago, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan voiced the House GOP’s plans for a repeal and the replacement plan, which placed a heavy focus on eliminating ACA-mandated taxes. Read More
The GOP Has Released An ACA Replacement Outline

The GOP Has Released An ACA Replacement Outline

February 23, 2017 It feels as though Americans have been waiting with bated breath to hear the latest in the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. A replacement outline is finally 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
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
Are High-Deductible Plans The Way To Go?

Are High-Deductible Plans The Way To Go?

October 4, 2016 It should come as no surprise that as individuals obtain healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, the greatest concern is cost. From individual plans to employer-sponsored plans, individuals want the Read More
It’s Deadline Day! File Your Health Care Forms Or Face A Penalty

It’s Deadline Day! File Your Health Care Forms Or Face A Penalty

June 30, 2016 We’ve finally reached this point. Today (June 30). If you’re self-insuring your employees, then you must also file forms 1094-B and 1095-B. If filed incorrectly, penalties will follow. It’s a Read More