Tag Archives: ACA

Holding Companies and Determining the ACA Employer Mandate

Provisions of the ACA employer mandate might come as a surprise to holding companies and their subsidiaries. Decentralized subsidiary companies with fewer than 100 employees that are selecting their own benefit plans need to take a close look at the … Continue reading

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ACA Reporting: Are you an Applicable Large Employer?

Some of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, or health care law, apply only to large employers, which are generally those with 50 or more full-time equivalent (FTE) employees. These employers are considered applicable large employers – also known as … Continue reading

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Medical Premium Reimbursement: Limited Relief for Some Employers

Back in November of 2014, the DOL issued FAQ Part 22, which directly addresses some recent efforts by employers to reimburse employees for participation in the exchange through Code Section 105, or through some type of other arrangement. The gist … Continue reading

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Disclosures with Respect to Preventative Care: DOL Notice Requirement post-Hobby Lobby

The Department of Labor issued FAQ Part XX on July 17, 2014 that addresses the notice requirements for employers who cease providing contraceptive services. The FAQ has a single question and is reprinted below in its entirety: Q: My closely … Continue reading

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Final Regulations Implementing Information Reporting for Employers and Insurers under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

WASHINGTON – On March 5, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released final rules to implement the information reporting provisions for insurers and certain employers under the ACA that take effect in 2015. “This announcement … Continue reading

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ACA and Temporary Employees

Unfortunately the confusion resulting from the troubled roll out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) generated misunderstandings regarding employer responsibilities and temporary employees. Recently, Joanne from Bolt Staffing spoke with a client who thought that their company may have to provide … Continue reading

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Department of Labor Updates Model Notices

The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration updated its Affordable Care Act web page with the following: Affordable Care Act Implementation FAQs Part XIX – addressing updated DOL model notices, limitations on cost-sharing, coverage of preventive services, health FSA … Continue reading

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Information and Resources

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is a complex document. Below are just a few resources to help answer your questions. Please note October 1, 2013 is the deadline to distribute Health Care Model Notices to all of your … Continue reading

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