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1/24/2018 Cadillac Tax and Other ACA Taxes Delayed Under 2018 Spending Bill Adobe PDF
10/13/2017 Employer Mandate Penalty Notices Coming Soon Adobe PDF
10/13/2017 White House Issues New Executive Order on ACA Adobe PDF
9/21/2017 Terminating Coverage of Dependents at Age 26 Adobe PDF
7/28/2017 Senate Fails to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Adobe PDF
7/19/2017 ACA Repeal and Replace Stalls in the Senate Adobe PDF
5/5/2017 U.S. House Narrowly Passes ACA Repeal & Replace Adobe PDF
3/28/2017 ACA Repeal and Replace Hits Roadblock Adobe PDF
3/14/2017 The American Health Care Act and Employer-Sponsored Group Health Plans Adobe PDF
2/23/2017 Republican Blueprint to Repeal and Replace the ACA Adobe PDF
1/24/2017 New Administration Issues Executive Order on ACA Adobe PDF
1/17/2017 Update on Opt-Out Payments & Affordability Adobe PDF
11/22/2016 IRS Extends Due Date for Furnishing IRS Form 1095-C to Employees Adobe PDF
11/18/2016 Potential Impact of the Presidential Administration Change Adobe PDF
10/14/2016 IRS Provides Clarification on Solicitation Requirements for Missing SSNs/TINs Adobe PDF
7/20/2016 Proposed Regulations Issued on Opt-Out Payments Adobe PDF
6/23/2016 Clarification on Employer Payment Plans Adobe PDF
5/16/2016 Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities Adobe PDF
4/27/2016 New Guidance on Crediting Hours of Service Adobe PDF
4/12/2016 New Summary of Benefits and Coverage Template Finalized Adobe PDF
2/10/2016 New Guidance on Cash-in-Lieu and Affordability under the Employer Mandate Adobe PDF
1/13/2016 Flex Credits and Affordability Under the Employer Mandate Adobe PDF
12/18/2015 New Spending Bill Means Changes to ACA Tax Provisions Adobe PDF
11/20/2015 Issues to Consider with Waivers of Coverage and Cash-In-Lieu of Benefits Adobe PDF
09/01/2015 Governmental Plans – Claims and Appeals – New HHS Election/Update Notice Method Adobe PDF
08/24/2015 Cash-In-Lieu & Flex Credits – What’s the Impact on Affordability Under IRC §4980H? Adobe PDF
07/09/2015 Mid-Size Employers Shifting into Small Group Market Adobe PDF
06/02/2015 New Standards for Out-of-Pocket Maximums Adobe PDF
04/17/2015 Non-Calendar Year Plans IRC §4980H Transition Relief and IRC §6056 Reporting Adobe PDF
04/17/2015 How Does IRC §4980H Transition Relief Apply to Non-Calendar Year Plans? Adobe PDF
01/30/2015 Excise Tax on High-Cost Employer Health Plans Adobe PDF
10/09/2014 Transitional Reinsurance Program Fee Adobe PDF
10/01/2014 New Cafeteria Plan Election Changes Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Transition Relief for Non-Calendar Year Plans Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Determining Applicable Large Employer Status Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Offer of Minimum Essential Coverage Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Affordability Safe Harbors Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Calculating Minimum Value Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Common Law Employees and Independent Contractors Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Calculating Hours of Service Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Determining Full-Time Status Part I – Monthly Measurement Method Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Determining Full-Time Status Part II – Look-Back Measurement Method Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Determining Full-Time Status Part III – Look-Back Measurement Method Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Determining Full-Time Status Part IV – Look-Back Measurement Method Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Determining Full-Time Status Part V – Rehire Rules & Breaks-in-Service Adobe PDF
07/18/2014 Determining Full-Time Status Part VI – Change in Measurement Methods Adobe PDF
07/09/2014 Information Reporting by Applicable Large Employers Adobe PDF
07/09/2014 Information Reporting on Minimum Essential Coverage Adobe PDF
03/19/2014 Limitations on Out-of-Pocket Maximums Adobe PDF
02/13/2014 Employer Shared Responsibility Transition Relief Adobe PDF
11/01/2013 Health Flexible Spending Arrangements: $500 Carryover and More Adobe PDF
06/19/2013 What Are PCORI Fees? The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Adobe PDF
06/29/2012 U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Adobe PDF
06/28/2012 Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Reform Adobe PDF
11/30/2012 W-2 Health Coverage Reporting Guidance Adobe PDF
05/31/2012 Premium Rebates – Fully Insured Government Plans Adobe PDF
05/31/2012 Premium Rebates – Fully Insured ERISA Plans Adobe PDF
05/31/2012 New Guidance on $2,500 Health FSA Cap Adobe PDF
04/28/2012 Innovative Solutions in the Era of Health Care Reform Adobe PDF
03/28/2012 Updated W-2 Reporting Guidance Adobe PDF
03/27/2012 Essential Health Benefits Guidance Adobe PDF
03/09/2012 Q&A on Final SBC Requirements Adobe PDF
12/01/2011 Updated Guidance – Claims and Appeals – Non-grandfathered Plans Adobe PDF
08/04/2011 Women’s Preventive Care Requirements Adobe PDF
05/06/2011 Guidance for Form W-2 Reporting Adobe PDF
04/07/2011 AB 36 Conforms California Tax Statutes to Federal Health Care Reform Laws for Adult Children Adobe PDF
03/01/2011 Implementation Guidance – Claims and Appeals Procedures Adobe PDF
03/01/2011 Implementation Guidance – Grandfathered Plans Adobe PDF
02/04/2011 California Tax Treatment of Adult Children – Update Adobe PDF
01/14/2011 Debit Cards – Over-the-Counter Medicines and Drugs Adobe PDF
11/23/2010 Changes to the Grandfathered Plans Regulations Adobe PDF
11/15/2010 Tax Implications for Adult Child Coverage Adobe PDF
10/27/2010 Implementation Guidance – Adult Children Adobe PDF
06/23/2010 Grandfathered Plans – Part II Adobe PDF
06/18/2010 Regulations Issued for Grandfathered Plans Adobe PDF
05/24/2010 Coverage Eligibility – Children to Age 26 Adobe PDF