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Measuring Hours for ACA Compliance

At the start of the new year, it is important to remember to measure employee hours for ACA compliance. An applicable large employer (one with 50 or more employees in ...
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Large Employers Must Offer Health Coverage in 2021

The Affordable Care Act requires employers that are “applicable large employers” (ALEs) to offer health coverage to their full-time employees or pay a penalty. Employers ...
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Updated Actuarial Value Calculator

The Affordable Care Act requires applicable large employers to offer full-time employees and their dependents minimum essential health coverage providing minimum value ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- We had a part-time employee who did not work for a few months because we were closed due to COVID restrictions. We received a Paycheck Protection loan and paid the ...
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Electronic Distribution of ACA Forms

Employers required to distribute Form 1095 may furnish the forms electronically if certain procedures are followed. Electronic distribution can save employers money on ...
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Price Transparency for Benefits

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Treasury issued a final rule on price transparency for health ...
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Lookback Measurement Results

Employers with calendar year health plans that use the look-back measurement method for determining employees’ full-time status should be able to identify who will be ...
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Constitutionality of the ACA

This week the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments which will impact the future of the Affordable Care Act. The questions to be decided by the Court are ...
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Marketplace Open Enrollment

The open enrollment period for 2021 Marketplace coverage runs from November 1, 2020 through December 15, 2020. This is the only time individuals can select a Marketplace ...
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Individual HRA and ACA Reporting

Employers that offer Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Accounts (ICHRAs) must report that coverage on ACA Form 1095-B/C. 
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