Tag Archives: Healthcare Reform

Potential ACA Impacts of the Tax Reform Bill

Information from our partner Cigna contributed to this email. On 12/2/17 the Senate passed an amended version of the House bill (passed on 11/16/17). Health Care Reform Affected by this Bill The Senate bill includes a permanent repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual mandate, beginning in 2019. The House bill did not have any provisions …

Healthcare Subsidies: What’s Your Share?

Are you familiar with the provisions under the Affordable Care Act that may provide tax credits for health insurance to your income bracket? You might be eligible for subsidies to help cover your healthcare costs. These tax credits are available to low and middle income earners, and will allow these workers to purchase healthcare insurance on the state …

Healthcare Reform: Fact Check First

With the delays to the Employer Mandate, many more questions are popping up from both Employers and their insured Employees. Many ads seen on the internet, television and cable sites are misleading and adding to the list of questions. We are here to help lead you in the right direction to get the facts. We do our best to remain …

More 2012 Healthcare Changes: Simplicity is the Key Word

Recently we spoke about a simple, but important change to employee W-2s that is taking place due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Healthcare Reform). Additional changes rolling out in 2012 are designed to simplify paperwork and standardization of coverage for employers and employees. Cigna has a very easy to understand definition of standardization …

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA): Grandfather Rules

Written by Ellie Tonder, VP of Operations As an employee benefits consultant, I am asked by our fully insured clients, almost daily, about whether or not they should maintain their “grandfathered” status.  My response is usually, “If you can afford to remain grandfathered then, by all means, let’s keep it that way!”  The regulations …

IRS W-2 Reporting Announcements – Employee Benefits

Written by: Mike Duvall, HR and Benefits Advisor With the passage of ACA (Healthcare Reform), there were a number of individuals who interpreted the law much differently from the way it was written.  The most popular I remember regarded Death Panels, and now, the ever popular Taxation of Employer Sponsored Premium Payments. Some people thought at …
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