Health Care Reform

Below you will find a collection of news articles we have published in regards to new Health Care Reform.

Tell Congress to Delay or Permanently Repeal the Cadillac/excise Tax!

In January 2017, Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced S. 58, and Representatives Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) introduced H.R. 173, legislation to repeal the ... More

Final Forms for ACA Reporting Released

On Sept. 28, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released final 2017 forms for reporting under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056. 2017 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C (and related ... More

ACA Fee Highlights and 2018 Updates

The IRS and the Department of Health and Human Services have issued final regulations that provide details on several fees that will be due as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ... More

IRS Releases Draft Forms and Instructions for ACA Reporting

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released draft 2017 forms for reporting under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056.  Draft forms and instructions released are for: Form ... More

The Single-Payer Tornado

The Single-Payer Tornado The National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) released a new infographic, the Single-Payer Tornado. It visually depicts five major consequences of adopting ... More

Employers: Tell the Senate to Preserve the Employer-Based System and Permanently Repeal the Cadillac/excise Tax!

On May 4, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a reconciliation bill to repeal and replace portions of the ACA. It will now be considered by the Senate, ... More

Audit Reveals Pay or Play Enforcement Issues

On April 7, 2017, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) released the results of its audit to assess the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) preparations for ensuring compliance ... More

Affordability Percentages Will Decrease for 2018

On May 5, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2017-36 to index the contribution percentages in 2018 for purposes of determining affordability of an employer’s plan under ... More

PCORI Fee Filing and Payment Deadline is July 31, 2017

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a fee on health insurance issuers and plan sponsors of self-insured health plans to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. The fee, called ... More

FAQ’s about Employees’ Reduction in Hours

The Section 125 cafeteria plan regulations and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) require employers to take certain actions when an employee reduces hours. Below are answers to some ... More