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Tag: ACA

Benefits A-Z: Qualifying Life Event

Typically, you can only change your insurance benefits during your open enrollment period. In most cases, if you need to make a change in your policy, you are out of luck until your next enrollment period. However, some major life events give you the power to add or remove coverage. […]

Benefits A-Z: Preventative Health Care

The development and passage of the Affordable Care Act brought the topic of Minimum Essential Care (MEC) into the spotlight. Any major medical health insurance plan or qualified health plan not meeting these minimum essential coverage standards were not allowed to be sold on the state and federal healthcare exchanges, […]

The New ACA Bill: Delay or Repeal

The Hill reports a House GOP bill which seeks to “delay or repeal certain parts of” the Affordable Care Act “will cost $51.6 billion over the next decade, according to” an analysis conducted by the Congressional Budget Office. The article says the House Rules Committee is scheduled to “meet Wednesday to prepare […]

The Employer Mandate in 2018: Proposed New Mandatory E-filing

IRS Proposed Regulations Expand Mandatory Electronic Filing of Information Returns The IRS in May published proposed regulations expanding mandatory electronic filing of most information returns – Form W-2, forms in the 1099 series, Form 1095-B, and Form 1095-C. These proposed regulations would be effective for information returns required to be filed after […]

The “New” AHPs: Hot or Not?

“President Trump is expanding affordable health coverage options for America’s small businesses and their employees. Many of our laws make healthcare coverage more expensive for small businesses than large companies. Association Health Plans are about more choice, more access, and more coverage.”  — U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta According to […]