April 29, 2016

DOL Issues Another FAQ on ACA Implementation

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued its 31st FAQ on the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), dedicated to coverage of preventive services, rescissions of coverage, out-of-network emergency services, clinical trial coverage, cost-sharing limitations, the Mental Health Parity Act, and the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.
April 22, 2016

IRS Reporting: Now What?

Applicable large employers and self-funded employers of all sizes have now completed the first round of required IRS reporting under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA requires individuals to have health insurance, while applicable large employers (ALEs) are required to offer health benefits to their full-time employees.
March 23, 2016

IRS Reporting Tip #1: Form 1094-C, Line 22

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), individuals are required to have health insurance while applicable large employers (ALEs) are required to offer health […]
March 21, 2016

Benefit and Payment Parameters Rule and HIP FAQ

The 2017 Benefit and Payment Parameters (BPP) rule, an annual rule that sets policies relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), has been […]
March 2, 2016

Proposed Summary of Benefits and Coverage Template and Updates

Original post ubabenefits.com A Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) is four-page (double-sided) communication required by the federal government. It must contain specific information, in a […]
September 3, 2014

Compliance Recap August 2014

August 2014 brought a court case that will be of interest to employers that apply significant penalties to those who choose not to participate in wellness programs. Read more...