The Affordable Care Act (ACA) encourages employers to boost participation in wellness programs by offering higher limits on incentives to employees who take part in these initiatives. At the same time, the federal government continues to discourage employers from doling… Read More
Question: Our company sponsors a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) that’s integrated with our fully insured major medical plan. Only employees who enroll in our medical plan can participate in the HRA, though expenses of an employee’s spouse or tax dependent… Read More
At the end of last year, the IRS extended the deadlines for the Affordable Care Act’s information reporting on Forms 1094 and 1095 for 2015. Specifically, Forms 1094-B and 1095-B are to be filed by providers of health coverage (mostly… Read More
As 2015 was winding down, Congress pushed back the effective date of the “Cadillac tax” two years. The much-debated provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will now take effect on January 1, 2020, instead of January 1, 2018.
As… Read More
Applicable large employers (ALE ‘s) (employers subject to the Internal Revenue Code (Code) Section 4980H Employer Shared Responsibility provisions) contributing to a multi-employer health coverage plan face some unique coordination challenges to comply with their reporting obligations under the Affordable… Read More