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Here are the Blogs in the Health Care Reform - ACA category.
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Tuesday, 30 October 2018
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With all the talk about repealing the ACA and the "individual mandate" penalty going away next year, business owners might think they are off the hook to comply with all the ACA laws. This is not the case, nothing has really changed if you have more than 50 full time equilvalent employees.  The number ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/30/2018 9:42 AM by David Moore
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Tuesday, 19 June 2018
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Under the ACA, all medical plans are responsible for paying the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research fee to the IRS, based on the number of plan participants. If the plan is insured, the insurance carrier pays the fee on behalf of the policyholder. If the plan is self-insured, the employer/plan sponsor ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/19/2018 11:15 AM by David Moore
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Friday, 8 June 2018
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On Thursday June 7th, the Justice Department agreed with the state of Texas's lawsuit claiming the individual mandate is unconstitutional. This deals a huge blow to the Affordable Care Act and could vastly change how individual and small group health insurance policies work in the future.  The individual ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/08/2018 10:10 AM by David Moore
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Wednesday, 30 May 2018
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Senator Bill Cassidy, R-La shared a number of proposals to lower healthcare costs by requiring providers to provide pricing transparency for many common medical procedures. In what seems common sense, the Government and healthcare industry have continually made it difficult or impossible to pass legislation ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/30/2018 9:13 AM by David Moore
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Wednesday, 27 December 2017
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While this does not affect any of our Tennessee clients, it appears many companies with more than 50 employees have been hoping to not get noticed for not offering qualified, affordable health insurance and employee benefits to their employees. As the time nears to prepare 1094 and 1095 reporting to ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/27/2017 8:22 AM by David Moore
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Monday, 20 November 2017
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While President Trump continues to try and unwind parts of the Affordable Care Act, the IRS is starting to chase down companies failing to offer affordable coverage to their employees. Beginning with companies over 100 employees the IRS is asking for proof these companies are providing qualified and ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/20/2017 8:18 AM by David Moore
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Thursday, 13 April 2017
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We are getting a lot of questions about the end of Obamacare and “when will my premiums go down?” There have been many changes to our individual and small group health insurance plans over the past five years. The Trump administration has spoken loud and clear that they want to do away with Obamacare, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/13/2017 2:48 PM by David Moore
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Monday, 20 February 2017
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There is so much talk about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the fear this kind of broad sweeping statement makes. Yes, there are major problems and coverage is now unaffordable unless you get substantial subsidies from the Government. It’s important to note that there are some ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/20/2017 11:41 AM by David Moore
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Tuesday, 31 January 2017
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While the specific details of what the replacement program for the ACA will look like, there are several ideas you will find very interesting. This is a detailed white paper from Milliman that looks at several important issues that will affect healthcare going forward. These include; continuous ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2017 11:06 AM by David Moore
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Tuesday, 22 November 2016
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On November 18, 2016, the IRS released Notice 2016-70 to extend the due date for employers to furnish Form 1095-C or 1095-B under the Affordable Care Act's employer reporting requirement. Employers will have an extra 30 days to prepare and distribute the 2016 form to individuals. The due dates for filing ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/22/2016 2:16 PM by David Moore
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