Human Resources News & Insights

Feds pump out even more Obamacare instructions

If you believe Republicans on Capitol Hill, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) isn’t long for this world. Still, the Obama administration continues to clarify how businesses are supposed to comply with the law’s many provisions. 

Just released: ACA’s 2018 out-of-pocket maximums

This could be one of the last ACA actions before Obamacare begins to be dismantled by the incoming Trump administration. 

Good news: Some employers get to start using stand-alone HRAs again

Employers may soon be able to use a key money-saving strategy that was recently taken away from them by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

Where Trump’s DOL pick stands on 3 major issues: ACA, OT, wages

Here’s where Andrew Puzder, Donald Trump’s pick to be the next secretary of the Department of Labor (DOL), stands on business regulation: He’s not a fan. 

ACA ‘repeal and replace’ plans in motion for 2017: What should HR do?

Republican House and Senate leaders have been energized by the election of a president likely to accept a proposal to repeal Obamacare. As a result, they’re preparing to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) within the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s first term. 

Employers get a little more ACA leeway: What you need to know

If your company offers a health plan, you got an early Christmas present from the IRS. 

Trump this: 5 bold predictions for how he’ll impact HR

There’s a lot of talk about what Donald Trump could do when he gets into office. Here you’re going to get five bold predictions on what President Trump likely will do that will impact HR professionals and their employers. 

New anti-retaliation rules issued under ACA & injury laws

The federal government just added another box employers must check before terminating or taking a disciplinary action against an employee. 

Beware: Losing health plan grandfathered status is an administrative nightmare

Employers that have managed to keep their grandfathered status until now may think they’re immune from the hassles of the ACA, but a recent DOL investigation is a good reminder that the feds are always watching for a slipup.  

How Obamacare has raised 401(k) plans’ perceived value

Much has been said about the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) impact on employers’ healthcare plans, but that’s not the only benefit that’s being affected.